Europe · Travel

Lisbon, Portugal – Initial Thoughts and the Baixa District

As it turns out, blogging while traveling is a lot harder than I thought. ūüėÖ ¬†We are about to head to the third country of this trip, and I still have not written anything on Lisbon. ¬†For some reason I am having a hard time writing up a post about it. ¬†Don't get me wrong,… Continue reading Lisbon, Portugal – Initial Thoughts and the Baixa District

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Europe · Travel

Porto, Portugal – Charming Its Way Into Our Hearts

On day two we lost all the sunshine and blue skies that we had the day before. ¬†It was cloudy throughout the day and we even got rained on a few times in the afternoon. ¬†Luckily we did manage to walk around in the center of Porto (more steep hills!) and visited several famous landmarks.… Continue reading Porto, Portugal – Charming Its Way Into Our Hearts

Europe · Travel

Porto, Portugal – The Welcoming Second City

I always knew that I wanted to include Portugal in this trip, though early on my focus was mainly on Lisbon. ¬†However, after reading/hearing from so many people raving about Porto and seeing its stunning views in photos, I just had to squeeze it into our already packed itinerary. ¬†And the fact that¬†it can be… Continue reading Porto, Portugal – The Welcoming Second City

North America · Travel

D.C. Road Tripping – The Library of Congress

There are of course an abundance of amazing and grand buildings in our nation's capital, and we saw our fare share of them during our visit. ¬†I don't know much at all about architecture, but in my own opinion, the Library of Congress is hands down the most beautiful building in Washington D.C. The Library… Continue reading D.C. Road Tripping – The Library of Congress