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  • Coffee and chicken-filled pastry

    A Day in the Life: Lisbon

    This may surprise you, but I don’t do much all day. I don’t go on tours or visit museums – I don’t even search for the most highly recommended restaurants. I spend much of…

    September 23, 2015
  • Rooftops of Lisbon

    Never Say Never

    Not three days into my year-long adventure and I already have a reputation in the hostel as the girl who is down to hang. My promises to “chill out and call it any early…

    September 20, 2015
  • My street in Lisbon

    Day 1: Portugal

    The first leg of my journey is over and I’ve made it to Lisbon, Portugal! I flew from Chicago to Boston, where I endured an eight hour layover (which went surprisingly fast). From there…

    September 18, 2015