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The Best Beaches in the Algarve

Let me start by saying that every single beach that we visited in the Algarve region was absolutely stunning. We only saw a tiny handful of all the wonderful possibilities though. There are over 150 beaches in the Algarve region! It became fun just to stop at every single beach we came across because they […]

You’re Sure to Love Porto with These 9 Things to Do

Oh Porto, where do we begin? Porto immediately stole our hearts for so many reasons. After driving through and spending time in the Algarve, we decided to fly to Porto from Faro, which was convenient and affordable. We were very fortunate to find an amazing VRBO rental in the heart of the Cais da Ribeira […]

Albufeira city center

A Quick Trip to Albufeira: Things to See and Do

Many people wanting to get away and experience Portugal’s abundant and beautiful beaches, culture, and nightlife choose to stay in Albufeira. Once a small fishing village, Albufeira has blossomed into a major holiday destination that attracts tens of thousands of visitors every year. It would be easy to spend several weeks in Albufeira exploring everything […]

Best Algarve Beaches

Why Lagos is the Perfect Place to Stay in the Algarve

A you dreaming of a beach vacation in the Algarve? Ever since we saw pictures of the sandy beaches with blue/green water back dropped against beautiful rock formations, we knew we had to get to Portugal. But with so many miles of coastline, and so many places to choose from, how do you choose where […]

6 Things You Shouldn’t Miss When Visiting Lisbon

Lisbon is the most visited city in Portugal, as well as one of the top visited cities in Europe. Lisbon has so much to offer to visitors. There’s incredible architecture, sweeping views, its riverside location, a temperate climate, terrific food and warm people. It feels like the perfect blend of old and new. A rich, […]

Couples Travel Bucket List

If you’re like us, traveling to new places is always at the top of our new years resolutions. Traveling not only offers experiences that help us grow individually, but it also strengthens our marriage and deepens our connection, too. We’re always looking to add new destinations to our couples travel bucket list. However, we don’t always […]