Photo Journal from a Day in Cinque Terre

Heading north from Lucca this week, I had the chance to spend a day exploring Cinque Terre (pronounced cheen-kweh tehr-reh, by the way) in northern Tuscany. I hiked through three of the five cities along the coastline before making my way to the second and final farm of the summer. While far too short, this … Continue reading Photo Journal from a Day in Cinque Terre

Highlights from Portugal

Flavors and facts from my first solo travel experience Easter in Spain means extravagant parades, ceremonies, and (for us non-religious folk) time off during the earliest and loveliest days of spring. For me, this turned into an opportunity to do something I have always wanted to try: traveling solo. After worrying that eating alone at … Continue reading Highlights from Portugal