One of the most important days of my life was a crazy day in itself! To start, I live on Nantucket, an island out to sea in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The morning of November 20th, I was supposed to pick my twin sister, Kristy, up at the ferry, and I accidentally slept in. As the … More I said, “Of Course!”
Taking in the last bit of Porto, we packed our bags and said our goodbyes. We were headed back to Lisbon for our last adventure before we headed back home. As we arrived off the train at the Lisbon train station I looked around me and knew we had to take in the last bit … More Pink Streets and Carb Overload!
Another espresso shot to start a drizzly and gray day. We looked forward to explore Porto, Portugal as we slowly got up and ready to explore around the city. We saw a lot in the historic district of Porto the previous day, so today we wanted to focus by the river and see more of … More Porto from a View
Waking up to hear the birds chirping and a slight drizzle, I slowly opened my eyes and was reminded I was in Porto, Portugal. We made the long journey the day before from Lisbon to Sintra, where we explored palaces, fortresses and hidden wells then back to Lisbon to Porto, our new destination. Now we … More All in Porto Portugal
When I woke up, I felt like I had a train going through my head. Yesterdays pub crawl got me good and in a way that I just wanted to sleep the day away. However, that was not going to be the case because we were headed to Sintra and then followed by Porto. It … More Living Out Childhood Fairy Tails in Sintra
Setting out for our third day in Lisbon, my boyfriend and I had one thing in mind and that was to go find what lied within the castle that sat on top of the city. In Lisbon, there is the Castelo de Sao Jorge, which was built during the mid-11th century. Throughout the years it … More Birds Eye View in Lisbon
Waking up in another country is dreamy. I think I am waking up in my own bed, but as my eyes drift open I feel the stiffness of the hotel bed beneath me. As I widen my eyes, my surroundings are unfamiliar and foreign. I am pleasantly reminded I am not at my home. I … More Lisbon a Sight to See
It had been a long and anticipated trip to Portugal before the holidays this year. I had a long summer that felt as though it was never ending as a real estate agent and primarily serving at a fine dining establishment called Oran Mor Bistro. It is a seasonal job starting sometime in May then riding … More Benfica of Traveling to Portugal
Looking at all that I have done and what I wanted to accomplish in my mind are always on two different spectrums. I have done so much this past summer, and even past year. A lot of it was expected for myself and others where a complete surprise. I had goals that I wanted to … More Stop. Breathe. Look back. Move forward.
There is nothing more fun to kick off the season on Nantucket than the Daffodil Festival. It is where the island celebrates the signature bloom of the bright and yellow daffodils all over the island. The chamber of commerce hosted the 44th annual festival with an old fashion car show with a parade that rides … More Nantucket Daffodil Festival 2019