Sunshine, hills, and second-guessing: Lisbon to Portinho da Arrábida

The first day of my bike trip dawned bright and sunny. Extra bright, because it turns out I forgot my sunglasses. I walked the few blocks to Bike Iberia where the really friendly staff had my bike ready and waiting for me. The first real hiccup of the trip had already occurred – I planned … More Sunshine, hills, and second-guessing: Lisbon to Portinho da Arrábida

Disappearing for a day into a magical city: Lisbon, Portugal

After an intense month, I arrived in Lisbon. I had one night to explore this vibrant city and I fully embraced the chance to disappear into a new city. I settled into this charming hostel (Sunset Destination Hostel) before turning my attention to the narrow cobble stone streets, the colourful ceramic buildings, and the crumbing … More Disappearing for a day into a magical city: Lisbon, Portugal