Bremen / Germany

We spent a few days in Bremen for Jess’ birthday last year. Bremen is an absolutely beautiful old city that is full of wealth…

Berlin Part Two / Germany

Still with our friends Alan & Ivan here, we took a trip out to the Gr├╝nerwaldsee (Green Forest Lake) on the outskirts of Berlin,…

Potsdam / Germany

During our stay in Berlin, we took a day trip to nearby Potsdam, which is a small town filled with elaborate palaces from the…

Lagos / The Algarve / Portugal

The Algarve region is the southernmost part of Portugal, and is filled with probably the best beaches in Europe. It’s coastline has many towns…

Cascais / Portugal

Also an hour west of Lisbon is a coastal town called Cascais, right around the corner from the Atlantic ocean. It’s Portugal’s most wealthy…

Sintra / Portugal

About an hour west of Lisbon is Sintra, which is the old royal capital of Portugal – at least, where the aristocracy all held…

Lisbon / Portugal

I still feel saudade when I remember Lisbon. I guess that’s what the city is famous for, a certain melancholy nostalgia. We arrived via…

Porto / Portugal

Porto, northern Portugal. Known for Port wine, also for giving Portugal it’s name, Porto is a small-ish city that is big on charm. It…