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!
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
Dear K, It was a great surprise to find out you are spending this year in Europe as well. I’m really happy and I hope you enjoy it and take a lot of good memories back with you! The food at La Bien Aparecida looks delicious, you know I’ll want to go when I visit…… Continue reading Portugal Wanderlust: Gerês!
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
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!
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!
Dear K, Now that I’m in Portugal, I’ve decided to take a break and travel a little bit before I embrace a new professional challenge. I’ve pretty much been all over the country this summer, exploring and enjoying its beauty and secrets. Also, my friend JP came from the US for a visit, so I…… Continue reading Portugal Wanderlust: the Algarve!
Hi C, You made me even more excited for my trip to Denver!!! I can’t wait!! On our way home to Lisbon from Évora, we did some sightseeing and went to an incredible restaurant. We passed by the Praça do Giraldo, Templo de Diana and Igreja de São Francisco. I loved seeing all of these…… Continue reading Road Trip: The Final Stop!
Hi C, Nederland looks out of this world!!! Ahhhhh!! I really can’t wait to visit it later this year. The drive to Évora was stunning. I am falling in love with Portugal more than ever. I feel like once you have traveled around the world, you can appreciate everything around you so much more. Last night…… Continue reading Road Trip: Last Stop Évora!!
Hi C, Colorado sounds amazing!! I am actually planning a trip to Denver later this year to visit one of my best friends from college!! I will definitely keep your recommendations in mind. Being in Alqueva was so special to me that I can’t even put it into words. I had spoken to my grandma…… Continue reading Road Trip: Alqueva!!!