How to spend three days in Barcelona

Have you ever visited a place and then left wanting to move there one day? That’s what happened this past summer, after we spent three days in Barcelona. Although it wasn’t long enough to see everything the city has to offer, we were absolutely in love with the capital of…

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A day trip to Óbidos

When I started planning our trip to Portugal, I thought we would be able to see most of the country in an eight-day tour. After searching for places to visit near Lisbon, I realized that although Portugal may be small (about the size of Maine), there is so much to…

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A 3-day trip to Lisbon

During our 3-day trip to Lisbon, I felt at home like no other place I have ever visited. History explains my level of comfort. I am a Brazilian who was born and raised in Bahia, a state in the Northeast of Brazil. When the Portuguese explorers arrived on the Bahian…

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Day trip to Cascais from Lisbon

Cascais was a fishing village that was forever changed when the Portuguese royal family established it as their favorite location for a summer retreat. This heritage is apparent in its elegant 19th-century architecture of palaces and elegant mansions. Nowadays, Cascais is a charming and affluent community that attracts locals and…

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The perfect 3-day itinerary in Rome

Years ago, when we visited Rome for the first time, I left the city after a 3-day trip with mixed feelings. On the one hand, I was fascinated by its historical and cultural heritage, the fantastic masterpieces, and stunning architecture. Let’s not forget the food and wine! On the other…

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