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How NOT To Drive Through Tuscany

View of Siena from the Tower of Mangia

Vineyards, vistas, and pasta. If I say the words “Tuscan Roadtrip” your mind likely floods with images of rolling sun-bathed hills, welcoming vineyards, weathered stone buildings, generous portions of fresh pasta, and long dreamy rows of Cyprus trees. Tuscany is all that and more. It’s with good reason that this destination draws global adoration and…

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Planning Your Day Trip to Sintra, Portugal

Planning Your Day Trip to Sintra, Portugal.

The Perfect Day Trip from Lisbon At the beginning of 2018, I went to Portugal with a group of friends and Max, my husband. The trip included some time in Lisbon, Porto, and a day trip to Sintra. I knew from reading other blogs and watching videos before we left that Sintra was a magical…

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The Hesitant Adventurer’s Guide to Hiking in The Swiss Alps

Hiking in the Swiss Alps at Lac Moiry.

Nervous Is An Understatement The thought of hiking in the Swiss Alps was absolutely intimidating to me. As an inexperienced hiker on the flattest terrain, I would definitely say I was a teeny bit nervous about hiking in one of the most impressive and dangerous mountain ranges in the world. Here are a few takeaways…

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Portugal Winter Packing Guide

Chilly day at the Porto Cathedral, Porto.

Portugal. This amazing country surpassed our wildest expectations and completely stole our hearts. We booked our flights to Lisbon on a complete whim. A group of friends sat down over a summer barbecue with a mission to take a trip together. We wanted to travel somewhere none of us had been before, and somewhere that…

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