Tag: Europe

Oct 12
Riding the Flam scenic railway in Norway

Our adventure on the Flam Scenic Railway began by boarding the passenger ferry MF…

Mar 17
The Wall of Nine Windows Aqueduct

Since antiquity aqueducts were constructed to transport water from one place to…

Feb 13
Paragliding on the island of Sao Miguel, Azores

Paragliding on the island of Sao Miguel is an exhilarating yet peaceful experience as…

Feb 05
Our 5 top hikes of Sao Miguel

There are dozens upon dozens of interesting and challenging hikes on the island of Sao…

Jan 23
A 400 year old water village

The Azores islands are known for many natural wonders. Among them is a 400-year-old…

Jan 14
Surviving the Oxi Pass in Iceland

The story of surviving the Öxi Pass in Iceland. The Öxi Pass is a mountain pass…

Jan 11
Our six favorite Iceland hikes

Iceland is an exotic land, and landscape, that is best experienced on foot. Here are…

Jan 05
Four favorite Iceland waterfalls

Our four favorite Iceland waterfalls. During our 2-week stay we were blessed with…

Oct 20
Fort William

There are many destinations in the world that lay claim to being ?capitals? of one…

Oct 14
Grena Parque Hike

Grena Parque is treasured by locals and tourists alike for its greenery, numerous…

Oct 12
Enjoying P’Alma Sushi

Being from Southern California it is hard to impress us when it comes to sushi. P'Alma…

Sep 12
Isle of Skye

Visiting a major tourist destination without the tourists. The Isle of Skye is located…

Sep 01
Touring the Gorreana Tea Plantation

While exploring the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores Archipelago we discovered the…

Aug 19
Centro de Artes Contemporâneas

In the middle of the Atlantic ocean a multidisciplinary Centro de Artes Contemporâneas…

Aug 17
Lagoa do Fogo Hike

On a cool February day with radiant blue skies we took the drive from Ponta Delgada to…

Jul 29
Bordeaux

Situated on the Garonne river, Bordeaux is the epicenter of the famed wine growing…

Jul 04
Pico Do Vara Hike

Exceptional weather beckoned us to summit Pico da Vara, the highest mountain on the…

Jun 15
Garden party at Furnas Lake

Today we had the good fortune to spend the afternoon with our hosts, the Camara…

Jun 11
Mata-Jardim Jose Do Canto

For months the Mata-Jardim Gardens have been closed due to COVID19. We had the chance…

Jun 01
Fishing at Peixaria Almeida

Peixaria Almeida fishmarket, on the north shore of the island, is a fish lover's…