Algarve · Costa Vicentina · Europe · Spain

Birthday weekend in Algarve

Dear K, You just made me go back to my trip to Split years ago. There’s not much to see, but it is definitely fun and wild! I’m sure I will end up there soon ;) Now, two weeks ago was my birthday and because it was Easter weekend, me and my family decided to…… Continue reading Birthday weekend in Algarve

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Costa Vicentina · Europe · Portugal · Vila Nova de Mil Fontes

The surroundings of Vila Nova de Mil Fontes

Dear K, It’s funny you mentioned your weekend in Zambujeira do Mar. Right before the cold kicked in, I spent a weekend in Vila Nova de Mil Fontes area. I stayed at Figueirinha Ecoturismo; the name is quite self-explanatory, everything is reutilised or recycled. Even the toilet is quite peculiar… dry like a cat’s box.…… Continue reading The surroundings of Vila Nova de Mil Fontes

Costa Vicentina · Europe · Portugal · Zambujeira do Mar

Zambujeira do Mar: One of Portugal’s Hidden Gems

Hi C, That swing in Amsterdam looks insane!! I’d love to experience it but I feel like I would never have the courage hahaha. Ever since I was a little girl, I went to Zambujeira do Mar, about a three hour drive from Lisbon,  every year with my grandparents as my family has a house…… Continue reading Zambujeira do Mar: One of Portugal’s Hidden Gems

Lisbon · Portugal

Happy birthday, K!

Dear globetrotters, After about 4 months apart, we finally got together in Lisbon. And what better occasion that K’s birthday!!! We’re both crazy about celebrating our birthday so we always make sure everything is planned out. This year for K’s birthday, we went to LX Factory during the day. The weather was gorgeous and therefore…… Continue reading Happy birthday, K!

Braga · Porto · Portugal

Portugal Wanderlust: Braga & Porto

Dear K, I’ve never had the chance to visit Toledo, but I got really excited about it after reading your letter. It looks like a cute little town with history and good food. Can’t say no to that! It’s time to tell you about the last stops of my road trip with JP (part 1, part 2,…… Continue reading Portugal Wanderlust: Braga & Porto

Coimbra · Nazaré · Portugal · São Martinho do Porto

Portugal Wanderlust: Nazaré & Coimbra

Dear K, I’m really happy you’re spending this academic year in Europe. I can’t wait yo see you in Lisbon for your birthday. Maybe we can show you some of the places I’ve showed JP during our road trip (part 1, part 2 and part 3). After exploring Lisbon, we started driving North, following our…… Continue reading Portugal Wanderlust: Nazaré & Coimbra

Lisbon · Portugal

Portugal: Home is Where the Heart is!

Hi C, Your adventures sound incredible! I love how I’m from Portugal and haven’t gone to 90% of the places that you’re talking about haha. I need to step up my game! I came to Portugal for two weeks on vacation to spend time with my family. The first few days have been amazing! There is…… Continue reading Portugal: Home is Where the Heart is!

Lisbon · Portugal

Portugal Wanderlust: Touristing in Lisbon!

Dear K, I loved to read about your weekend in Houston! Going back to my road trip around Portugal (part 1 & part 2), I’m writing you to tell you about the adventures in our lovely hometown: Lisbon. There are a few new/trendy places in town and since it was JP’s first time here we…… Continue reading Portugal Wanderlust: Touristing in Lisbon!

Algarve · Portugal

Portugal Wanderlust: the Algarve & Costa Vicentina!

Dear K, Your family weekend in Houston sounds like a great bonding time! I want to know the remaining of your adventures there. I was telling you about my road trip around Portugal. After spending some quality days in the eastern part of the Algarve, me and JP moved to the western side with a…… Continue reading Portugal Wanderlust: the Algarve & Costa Vicentina!