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I hate to admit it, but our first meal in Portugal was nothing to write home about – it consisted of a frozen pizza that we overcooked in our rental apartment on the first night after we landed. To be fair, we had been on our feet all day, having landed that morning...read more
Two thousand year-old Roman ruins, a chapel decorated with over 5,000 bodies’ worth of bones, and the chance to wander around on the top of a medieval cathedral/castle: these were just 3 of the reasons why we put Évora on our Portuguese itinerary, and why this small...read more
This week the earth opened up, crushing hundreds of people while they slept in their beds in Italy, and damaging thousand-year-old monuments in one of the most sacred sites in Myanmar. These were only two of many such events that happen around the globe in any given...read more