European River Cruise with Viking River Cruises Discovering Europe on an intimate river cruise had been on our travel wish list for years, so we jumped at the opportunity to explore Portugal’s celebrated Douro Valley with Viking River Cruises. The tour we did is called Portugal’s River of Gold. It’s a 10 day itinerary that begins in Lisbon and […]
30 Photos of Porto Portugal that we can’t stop looking at
Photos of Porto, Portugal It didn’t take long for us to fall in love with Porto. I believe it was 2 minutes. If you haven’t visited, we’re pretty confident that these photos of Porto Portugal will prove that it should be on your travel shortlist. Located in northwest Portugal, this remarkable city is best known […]
You should travel to Salamanca, Spain. Here’s why.
The charming city of Salamanca, Spain Salamanca is one of the most fascinating cities we’ve visited in Europe. Known for its ornate sandstone architecture and the historical University of Salamanca, this ancient city is one of Spain’s most beautiful. If you plan to visit the Iberian Peninsula, you must add Salamanca to your travel plans. Located […]
50 Photos that tell our 2018 story
Year in Review: 50 Photos from our 2018 travels Every year we have good intentions to write our ‘Year in Review’ posts before the year is complete. And, every year, we fall short of this goal. This year was no different. We had a wonderful end to the year and have spent the past week […]
50 Photos from our Summer Adventures
Highlights from our 2018 Summer Our boys are back in school and we’re preparing for our Canadian Thanksgiving, so that means another summer is officially in the history books. It was a full summer for us. We had a good mix of travel and hometown fun. We even had a two-week trip to Europe without […]
VIDEO: 15 Reasons you should visit Portugal’s River of Gold
Why you should visit Portugal’s River of Gold The Douro River in northern Portugal is one of the major rivers of the Iberian Peninsula, flowing from north-central Spain to its final outlet, the historical seaside city of Porto. The Douro Valley, home to thousands of terraced vineyards, is one of the oldest demarcated wine regions […]
Here’s what we did on our Portugal River Cruise with Viking
River Cruise in Portugal’s Douro Valley We’ve returned from a fun Portugal river cruise and have so many wonderful experiences and photos to share. A European river cruise has been on our travel wish list for years now, so we jumped at the opportunity to partner with Viking River Cruises for this Portugal river cruise. […]
Lisbon totally exceeded our expectations! Here’s what we did.
What we did on our trip to Lisbon, Portugal We’ve returned from our trip to Portugal and have several memory cards filled with photos of Lisbon. We really enjoyed our time exploring this under-rated European nation. We spent 2 days in Lisbon before making our way north to Porto, where we joined a Douro river cruise. […]