The Beautiful Beaches of Ibiza, Spain

As a North American in Europe, I had to take advantage of the cheap flights. One flight deal a few friends and I got was a two day trip to Ibiza in the off season. Ibiza is busiest in the summer, and around mid-October the clubs on the island close to take the winter off …

Two Days in Portugal’s Biggest Cities (Part 2: Lisbon)

This is the second half of my post on Portugal. If you missed the first one you can find it here. We stayed the night in Porto, but woke up early to catch the bus to Lisbon. The drive takes 3 hours, and we wanted a full day in Lisbon. The round trip cost us …

Two Days in Portugal’s Biggest Cities (Part 1: Porto)

Before the pandemic I had the privilege to travel lots in Europe while living in Madrid. One of my shortest by very memorable trips was to Portugal. On February 15, 2020, I travelled with two friends/roommates whom I was very compatible in terms of travelling style. We flew from Madrid to Porto around 9 am …