Don’t Overlook Lisbon!

With all of the exciting destinations and sights to see throughout Europe (the French Rivera, Florence, Munichthe Alps, and Amsterdam to name just a few), it’s easy to overlook Portugal.  Nestled due west of Spain, even travelers to Barcelona or Madrid often don’t take advantage of their proximity to one of Europe’s true wonders.

Portugal (and Lisbon to be specific) are beautiful year round.  Here are a few tips for what to see when you visit.

5 Must Do’s in Lisbon

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Prost! Our Guide to Oktoberfest

The “Pilgrimage”

In September 2017, Meagan and I made our pilgrimage to Munich for Oktoberfest.  While “pilgrimage” certainly may be an exaggeration to some, I assure you it was not for me.  Ever since my first trip to Europe, my first international travel, my first viewing of Beerfest (sorry!), a trip to Munich for the start of Oktoberfest was at the very top of my travel/event list.


Our trip delivered in so many ways and I hope to share some tips that will make your trip to Oktoberfest one of your best travel memories, as it is one of ours.

So grab a stein of your finest Hofbräu, Paulaner, or Löwenbräu and raise it high as you shout Prost! Get ready for your trip to one of the most storied festivals in the entire world.

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