We Left Our Hearts in Porto.

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Porto. It's a great city with more character than Lisbon. Mainly because the city had survived the 1755 earthquake unlike Lisboa. The streets meander through narrow corridors, passing by many semi derelict (looking.. Maybe) houses with colourful tile facades. You can easily get lost in these alleys without worrying about your personal safety. On the quieter streets, you can smell home cooked meal and hear the sounds of plates clashing as the dining table is set. Away from the bustle in the Ribeira district, there's a calm in the city that is comforting.   8 days in...

Iceland 101 – Part 1: Where to Stay

Most of you all know that both Vicki and I LOVE Iceland. Each visit, we've tried to do something differently: we've camped; drove the entire ring road; ventured off in the magnificent West Fjords; hiked and ice climbed on one of many glaciers; explored cities and small fishing towns; swam in pools and hot rivers; and ate local or touristy delicacies....