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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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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

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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

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London/England – Riding the Double-Decker & Wrap Up

If you have an abundant amount of time that gives you¬†the luxury of exploring London in a leisurely pace, or if you are on a budget, utilizing the London Bus is really a great way to see¬†the city. ¬†There are various routes that would take you right by most of the major sights (and tons… Continue reading London/England – Riding the Double-Decker & Wrap Up

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London/England – Thoughts on Our Paid Activities

We certainly¬†did a lot of 'touristy' things during our visit¬†in London which came with¬†a pretty high¬†price tag. ¬†It is no joke when people say¬†that London is a very expensive city, and to us personally, this is especially true when it comes to the hefty admission prices to certain¬†attractions, and the handful of times when we… Continue reading London/England – Thoughts on Our Paid Activities