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    6 Reasons to Visit Portugal

    Oh Portugal….With borders closed, the days of international travel seem to be too far for comfort.  I had pictured maternity leave a whole lot different than how it’s been going – but hey, such is life.  It seems fitting that on day 3590 of quarantine, I choose to escape to Portugal for a bit.  Portugal was our last stop on our honeymoon. After a 7-night Mediterranean cruise to and from Barcelona we hopped on a plane and landed in Lisbon. Although, our journey didn’t stop there; we continued about 30 minutes out of Lisbon and stayed in Estoril. We were less than 5 minutes walking distance to beautiful beaches, bars…

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    5 Unique Experiences in Amsterdam

    You’re planning your next trip to Amsterdam, so you hop on Pinterest for some travel tips on where to go, what to see and suggestions of places to eat and foods to try. You click post after post and they’re all listing a variation of the same attractions.  Don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with blogging or visiting these attractions.  They are the most popular sights to visit for a reason. Heck I’ve been to them all myself! But sometimes we look for something a little bit more off the beaten path. Something to WHOA our insta followers, shock our families and have all our friends and co-workers…