Super Bowl Monday

Living 5 hours ahead of the east coast of the US, 7 hours from our other home and 8 hours … More

And So It Begins…

When I think back a few years, pre COVID and during our full-time-work lives, many winter Sundays were spent thinking … More


I guess COVID will find us all, eventually. We’ve been two of the most careful people you could be: truly … More

The Assisted Buffet

It’s been a bit since we’ve logged anything particularly interesting enough to blog about. Back in the US of A … More

Homeward Bound

As we prepare to return to the US for several weeks to catch up with friends and family and on … More

Consider Portugal

By Melissa It’s a long story, but the long and short of it is that we bought an apartment in … More

The Table Was Set

At Monverde Wine Experience Hotel which rests adjacent to the small village of Telões amidst vineyards and surrounded by chestnut … More

Braga: Small but Mighty

By Melissa As we approached Braga, I was nervous. Our tour of Central and Northern Portugal has been very fast … More