Europe · Travel

Pena Palace – A Fairy Tale Castle in Sintra, Portugal

Sintra is a cool town west of the capital city Lisbon and it makes for a perfect day trip from the city as it's only 40 minutes by train from Rossio Station.  We took the 8:11am train and arrived at Sintra just in time to catch the first 434 bus that departed from outside the station at… Continue reading Pena Palace – A Fairy Tale Castle in Sintra, Portugal

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Taiwan · The 'Move' · Travel

Our Time in Taiwan So Far

Taking a break from Europe posts to bring you an update on our life lately... After our 2-month travels in Europe, we returned to the US for a 2-week whirlwind stint that included a 5th-grade graduation, a big family birthday bash, a going away party, multiple playdates for the kiddos, wrapping up any unfinished business… Continue reading Our Time in Taiwan So Far

Europe · Travel

Lisbon, Portugal – City of Seven Hills

I really wish I had the time to blog more often (heck, to even blog at all), but moving internationally is really no joke.  After we returned to the US from the 2-month Europe trip, It was a mad dash to get everything done in two short weeks before the big move.  Then once we… Continue reading Lisbon, Portugal – City of Seven Hills

Europe · Travel

A History Lesson in Lisbon And the Charming Alfama District

Other than taking a day trip out of town, I would say that our stay in Lisbon was pretty laid back.  Our daily routine for the most part consisted of homeschool work, soccer/football/frisbee in the park and walking around to check out different parts of the city.  Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in… Continue reading A History Lesson in Lisbon And the Charming Alfama District

Europe · Travel

Lisbon, Portugal – Initial Thoughts and the Baixa District

As it turns out, blogging while traveling is a lot harder than I thought. 😅  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