Tag Archives: Europe


Stonehenge, England

Visiting Stonehenge

Visiting Stonehenge has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. Although I have visited England numerous times, I never ventured far enough west to view this archeological wonder. There was just something about those mystical stones that were luring me to visit… Getting to Stonehenge from London: We planned an… Read More




Sintra, Portugal

Lisbon is a charming and historical city to explore, but Sintra, a fairytale of a town, is located just 15-miles northwest of Lisbon. With a quick 45-minute train ride (catch the train from Rossio Station in Lisbon), Sintra makes a great day trip from Lisbon! Keep reading for a mini guide to Sintra, Portugal! Sintra… Read More



Lisbon, Portugal Part I

Portugal has been on my travel wish list for several years. There was just something about the rich history, clay-tiled roofed buildings, inviting coastal villages, and the beautiful scenery that pulled on my heartstrings. While Portugal doesn’t have the glitz and glamour of other well-known European countries, it outshines the larger and more visited European… Read More


Why Visit Portugal?

Prior to my trip, I was asked “why visit Portugal?” and my response was always “why not visit Portugal?” After visiting this wonderful country, I wanted to provide a few of my favorite reasons why I loved Portugal, and maybe convince others to visit lovely Portugal! 1. History: Portugal became a recognized independent country in 1143… Read More



Paris, France

A few of my favorite photos in Europe

Lately, I have been reminiscing about a few of my favorite travel moments in Europe. I have been fortunate to visit many great European cities, and just wanted to share some of my favorite photos from a few of my favorite cities…Enjoy! London, England London always feels like home to me. Maybe, because it was… Read More