How to avoid becoming another annoying American Traveler

Okay. Not going to lie. We have all been there, and we have all done that annoying American traveler thing. Well, here I have a few tips on how to not be that annoying traveler while traveling abroad. Do not piss off foreigners. Some tips for you just below. Be polite! I cannot stress this…

8 Ways to Know You Have Become Culturally Portuguese

Espresso is your thing. Okay, so I know the saying, when in Rome, do as the Romans do. Well, what about when in Portugal? In Lisbon? Portugal may very well give Italy a run for their money when it comes to coffee and espresso. Portugal is a close neck behind in the way that they…

My Top Travel Moments of 2018

Hey guys! As 2018 draws to a close, I wanted to share with you some of my top and favorite travel moments. 2018 was an unforgettable year for the books, and 2019 promises to be just as exciting. I mean, the past few years of my life have been amazing. Well, we can’t forget hang…

How I Created a Well Crafted Itinerary for Portugal…

Even my dad took notice. I had my itinerary for Portugal planned out to a T. Perhaps I should be a travel agent. I can’t speak for all travel agents, but I can say that I think the best travel agents are those who travel and those who travel extensively. How else can you talk…

Why Portugal is a foodies paradise…

Portugal is truly heaven on Earth. And, for someone such as myself, a major foodie who will eat almost anything and loves exploring food and cuisine local to the place I am visiting, I thought I was in heaven. The food of Portugal is so fresh and wonderful and well cooked. But, of course my…

Instagrammable Portugal

      Hey there. I went on a hunt for some of the most Instagrammable and Instagram worthy places in Portugal. And here is just some of what I found. These are just my top ones, because of course, Portugal in its entirety is gorgeous and beautiful and full of so much culture, history…

Cooking Lisbon: Your Culinary Guide to Portuguese Gastronomy

Well, I did it. I have always wanted to take a cooking class abroad, and now I can say that I have. And let me tell you, taking a cooking class abroad is one of the most rewarding and enriching experiences that I could have asked for. It made that trip so much better. Not…

How Portugal Helped Me Prepare For Thailand

I learned a lot about myself, about travel and about packing from my trip to Portugal, and funny enough that trip has taught me so much and has taught me so much about the planning aspect of my trip to Thailand and Vietnam and South Korea. The biggest lesson that I learned was to bring…

Portugal: These are a few of my favorite things

    The cheese. I have always been all about cheese, and I love all cheeses. Creamy cheeses, hard cheeses, mild cheeses. In fact you could do an entire tour or multiple tours in Portugal just based on their cheeses. I certainly went around and tried different cheeses. 2) The food. The food was absolutely…

Ginjinha You Ever Had

I’ll be honest, I do quite like port. However, port is rather strong for my taste. It does taste rather nice with cheese and chorizo, and in fact, I had it with my cheese and chorizo. Still, I am typically more partial to sweeter drinks, that smell nice and taste nice, perhaps a bit fruity…