Top 15 European Day Trips

Europe is a continent that has everything. From the sun-soaked beaches of Greece to the snow-capped wonder of the Swiss Alps or the emerald expanse of Tuscan fields, Europe offers something, somewhere, to everyone. Check out a great Europe Day Trip, no matter where you’re staying, and make the most of wherever you’re visiting! When one travels to Europe, it can be difficult to… Read More

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How To Travel Without Fear

On the afternoon of November 13th, 2015, we were days from taking off for two weeks across three European countries – Austria, Spain and Portugal. First the murmurs came across the news ticker at work, that an attack had not only occurred in Paris, but was in fact still underway. As the hours passed and the gravity of the situation worsened, Tracy and I… Read More

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Where To Find Fado Music In Lisbon, Portual

Fado music, the somber song of Portual, is a deeply passionate and heartbreaking folk music genre that can be traced back to the 1820s (and possibly earlier) in Lisbon. Fado was in many ways the expression by which a suppressed people communicated feels of frustration, loneliness, and outright abandonment during the 1960s and 70s, as all of Portugal fell deeply into political corruption –… Read More


Ultimate Review Of Tripmasters.com

Tripmasters is an online travel agency that focuses on multiple city, budget vacations from the United States to Europe, Asia, South America, Oceania and even Hawaii. We’ve used Tripmasters numerous times, as well as its sister company European Destinations to book international vacation packages, and trust the company completely. What we’ve found is an honest organization that provides unspeakably inexpensive vacation packages from the… Read More


Review: Lisbon’s Miraparque Hotel

Lisbon is a subtle, stunning city along the Atlantic coast of Portugal in which you can find many wonderful surprises. When choosing a hotel is this gem of a city, you want something that is going to provide access to the best food, music and drinks the city has to offer. You want a location that will enable you to experience all that Lisbon… Read More