Portimão and the Algarve Coast

When I close my eyes and think about Portugal, Algarve is what pops into my mind. Beautiful rugged landscape reaching out over blue turquoise waters. The Algarve coastline lived up to all of my expectations and more. Read more

Porto and the Douro Valley

I had been anticipating my trip to Portugal for some time; the rugged cliffs of Algarve, the wine of Porto, the streetcars of Lisbon. For some reason, despite Portugal being relatively easy to get to, I had never explored this beautiful country. After spending the last week there, I can tell you that it is easily one of my favorite places. We packed more into one week than anyone should really, but if you only have a week or so, our itinerary was a great way to see some of the better highlights of the country. Read more