Amsterdam · Europe · The Netherlands

Amsterdam, always a pleasure!

Dear K, It seems like you had a great time in Greece last summer, one of the places I have on my list to go soon :) About a month ago, I went to Amsterdam again. One of my best friends is living there and me and some of the girls decided to enjoy the…… Continue reading Amsterdam, always a pleasure!

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Barcelona · Spain

Barcelona, me encantas! – part 2

Dear K, I haven’t been to Paris since I was 17! Your short description was enough to make me want to go back! Hopefully, soon enough. For now, I will read and reread your words about your weekend. Going back to my weekend in Barcelona… On Saturday, my friend B was in charge of the plans.…… Continue reading Barcelona, me encantas! – part 2

Barcelona · Spain

Barcelona, me encantas! – Part 1

Dear K, The food you had at Kabuki looks delicious, I’m really excited to go to Madrid soon to visit you and try all these places you’ve been telling me about! Recently, I got the chance of spending a long weekend in Barcelona. I had a friend coming from the US and I was also…… Continue reading Barcelona, me encantas! – Part 1

Anna Maria Island · Florida · Miami · St. Petersburg · USA

4th of July on the road! – Florida

Dear K, Your 4th of July sounds soooo fun and adventurous! Even though I was on the East Coast, I still managed to have a blast. I also went on a road trip but around Florida: Saint Petersburg, Anna Maria Island and Miami. Me and some friends started our trip at Red Mesa Cantina in downtown St.…… Continue reading 4th of July on the road! – Florida

Louisiana · New Orleans · USA

New Orleans: one menu & drink at a time

Dear K, Your trip to LA sounds like a dream! I’m dying to visit the West Coast. Before I tell you about my 4th of July, I need to let you know about my extended weekend in New Orleans! It was one of the cities I wanted to visit while living in the US so…… Continue reading New Orleans: one menu & drink at a time

Chicago · Illinois · USA

Chicago, Chicago I will show you around

Dear world travelers, A few weeks ago, we decided to escape from Florida and go to Chicago. What was supposed to be a great fun weekend ended up being a nightmare in terms of travel. C’s suitcase got lost and it only got to the hotel by the time we did the check-out on Sunday.…… Continue reading Chicago, Chicago I will show you around

Boulder · Colorado · Denver · USA

Colorado escape: Boulder and Denver! – Part III

Dear K, I cannot recall the last time I was in Évora… maybe it has been 10 years already. However, I do remember it being gorgeous! Now going back to my weekend in Colorado, I was about to tell you what I did after leaving gorgeous Nederland. I got to spend a few hours in Boulder,…… Continue reading Colorado escape: Boulder and Denver! – Part III

Florida · New Smyrna Beach · Orlando · Ormond Beach

And the birthday celebrations continue…

Dear K, I totally feel the same way about the bread. I miss it sooo much! Same with queijo fresco, I’m completely crazy about it. I always thought I didn’t know how to explain it to the store workers and that was the reason why they would always show me some random cheese types hahaha. While…… Continue reading And the birthday celebrations continue…

Florida · Miami · Orlando · USA

C’s Homemade Easter!

Dear K, I totally understand your struggle during Easter time. It’s one of my favorite holidays and it has always meant spending quality time with the family. So this year, me and some friends who also live far from their families decided to do a homemade brunch. But first let me tell you all about my Saturday…… Continue reading C’s Homemade Easter!

Florida · Miami · USA

Happy Easter from the Matador Room! Love K

Hi C, I love everything about Easter. I love spending time with my family and most importantly, chocolate hahaha. It’s definitely one of those holidays that makes it extremely hard to not be in Portugal. Luckily my cousin was with my whole family and I was able to FaceTime with everyone! My parents and I…… Continue reading Happy Easter from the Matador Room! Love K