Portugal – Day 5

Porto — Day 5 of a 8-Day Trip in Portugal We were off to Porto for Day 5. Porto is a hub for port, churches, delicious food, and cute shops! There is a gorgeous wine valley called Duoro Valley near Porto, as well as many port wine cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia, which is connectedContinue reading “Portugal – Day 5”

Portugal – Day 3

Sintra — Day 3 of a 8-Day Trip in Portugal We headed to Sintra on Day 3. Sintra is about an hour train ride from Lisbon and has many palaces to visit – Pena Palace, Palacio de Monserrate, Palacio Nacional de Sintra, Quinta de Regaleira, and Castelos dos Mouros to name a few. Throughout history, SintraContinue reading “Portugal – Day 3”

Portugal – Day 2

Lisbon — Day 2 of a 8-Day Trip in Portugal We were meeting up with some friends on Day 2. They live in Germany and happened to be in Portugal the same time as us – what a coincidence! We explored multiple areas of Lisbon – Belem, Bairro Alto, and Alfama areas. Note many of theContinue reading “Portugal – Day 2”

Portugal – Day 1

Lisbon — Day 1 of a 8-Day Trip in Portugal Day 1 was half travel, half activities. We flew from Naples to Portugal in the morning and arrived in Lisbon around 2pm. The flight was about 4 hours long. By the time, we picked up our bags and headed to our hotel, it was about 4pm.Continue reading “Portugal – Day 1”

Italy – Amalfi Coast Day 6

Ravello — Day 6 of a 6-Day Trip in Italy’s Amalfi Coast For our final day on the Amalfi Coast, we headed to Ravello. Ravello is a town perched on the hillside. There aren’t any beaches, but there are amazing views and gardens. Its about a 30 minute bus ride from Amalfi. Ravello is also homeContinue reading “Italy – Amalfi Coast Day 6”

Italy – Amalfi Coast Day 5

Path of the Gods and Positano — Day 5 of a 6-Day Trip in Italy’s Amalfi Coast Day 5 on the Amalfi Coast was focused on the Path of the Gods and Positano. The Path of the Gods is a beautiful hike along the mountains/hills. The main hike is between Bomerano and Nocelle and takes 2Continue reading “Italy – Amalfi Coast Day 5”

Italy – Amalfi Coast Day 4

Pompeii, Vietri Sul mare, and Cava de’ Tirreni — Day 4 of a 6-Day Trip in Italy’s Amalfi Coast We spent Day 4 at multiple locations – Pompeii, Vietri Sul Mare, and Cava de’ Tirreni. It was another hot day despite being October. Note we only spent half the day at Pompeii, but you can easilyContinue reading “Italy – Amalfi Coast Day 4”

Italy – Amalfi Coast Day 3

Amalfi and Atrani — Day 3 of a 6-Day Trip in Italy’s Amalfi Coast Day 3 consisted of a visit to Amalfi and Atrani. Amalfi Coast is named after the city Amalfi, a central spot along the Amalfi Coast. The city is reachable by car, bus, or ferry. Atrani is a small fishing village right besideContinue reading “Italy – Amalfi Coast Day 3”

Italy – Amalfi Coast Day 2

Cava de’ Tirreni and Vietri Sul Mare— Day 2 of a 6-Day Trip in Italy’s Amalfi Coast Cava de’ Tirreni is a small town north of Salerno, surrounded by hills. Vietri Sul Mare is south of Cava de’ Tirreni and is less visited than the larger cities on the Amalfi Coast. It sort of makes VietriContinue reading “Italy – Amalfi Coast Day 2”