One of the most popular tourist attractions in Lisbon is the Santa Justa Lift (Elevador de Santa Justa) which connects the lower streets of the Baixa area to the higher Bairro Alto neighborhood. While the lift features on many people’s must-do lists while in Lisbon, it is not worth the long wait as the line [...]
Perched high above Alfama is the breathtaking Castelo de São Jorge, located on top of the tallest of Lisbon's seven hills in the historic centre of the Alfama's old Moorish quarter. With breathtaking views and plenty of historical charm, Castelo de São Jorge was a must stop for us while in Lisbon. Dating back to [...]
Avery is an train fanatic and when I came across the Mt. Rainier Railroad & Logging Museum’s Great Pumpkin Patch Express, I knew that this was the Fall activity of the century!!! I purchased the First Class ticket so that we can all be a bit more comfortable. We boarded the mid-century 1940s Olympian Hiawatha [...]
I went glamping in Millersylvania State Park and I had the best time ever doing something completely different to what I have ever done before. I’ve always love camping and hearing about ‘glamping’ - a literal combination of the term “glamorous camping” seem like the next best thing! My friend found a coupon for Pampered [...]
Boracay is a great place for water activities and one of the more fun ones is helmet diving. I had never heard of it, but when my friend Jonell told me about it, it sounded absolutely hilarious! You get to walk on the bottom of the ocean, 16-22 feet below surface, with a glass helmet on and fishes swimming [...]
To celebrate Andre’s mom turning 75, we traveled to Philippines to hiked the treacherous mountains of Amorogtong, Iloilo to visit the Our Lady of Fatima shrine that she had built years ago for the farm village she grew up in. We all powered through the crazy terrain despite the scorching heat, determined to climb the [...]
The Mussel Fest swung into full action on Saturday under sunny skies and mild temperatures. The popular mussel chowder tasting cost $10 a ticket and is good for chowder samples at four different Coupeville businesses! This is my second time coming to the Penn Cove MusselFest and I always leave with a happy stomach!