One of the best things about travel is the surprises you find along the way. Andrea and I woke up on Christmas morning with a vague plan of heading east to Tavira. But, as we went along, we stopped in a charming beach community (partly because there was ample parking that did not require any … More Xmas in an anchor graveyard? Yes please (Praia do Barril)
Even though I [technically] spent 4 nights in the Faro area, I didn’t do a comprehensive tour of the city to share with you. Instead, I will share a very small sliver of Faro. I stayed in a wonderful hostel (1878 Hostel) where I arrived on my bike. I showered (!!), washed my clothes (for free!), and … More A very small piece of Faro
A few years ago, if you had told me that I would be vacationing in the south of France with a crew of Dykxhoorns, I would have been convinced you were slightly delusional.The marvelous thing about Nice is that you are expected, nay REQUIRED, to relax and transition to a slower, sweeter life. The best … More Oh how Nice!