My wife and I have traveled around the world and have been to places such as India, Thailand, Brazil, and Italy.  We have seen all the normal touristy places such as the Taj Mahal, The Colosseum, and Copacabana Beach. On these trips, we were tired of standing in line to see the same attraction that every other … Continued

As originally featured on the website Hilton Mom Voyage By Lisa Grabelle The culture! The history! The beauty! The excitement that is Lisbon makes Portugal a favorite destination of tourists worldwide. True…BUT a short train ride away from the bustling capital city transports those in-the-know travelers to a magical, fairytale world of storybook adventures — the … Continued

What comes to mind when you think of Portugal? Cathedrals? Historic sites? Sixteenth Century explorers? Former colonies in Asia? Lethal jellyfish? How about some of the best hiking in the world. This past October, my wife Katherine and I hiked the Algarve, Costa Vicentina and Alentejo regions in SW Portugal. For the first four days … Continued

Does your New Year’s Resolution include travel? I want to go to the Corinthia Hotel St Georges Bay Malta and have dinner outside. This picture is practically making me drool! I have never been to Malta and I think I just might book by March 31, 2015  and stay at this luxury hotel for 50% off! I … Continued

I’ve been toying with the idea of living abroad over the summer. The idea sprang into my mind last year as the dreaded winter approached. Luckily, we’ve been blessed with one of the warmest winters that I can remember- and a total of a week of snow on the ground. Now that spring is gleefully … Continued

Foreword: A little history lesson before we commence. India has been the playground of the feisty European colonialists for centuries now. Most pockets were returned to the Republic of India in the 20th century. It is pertinent to note that the French have kept the soft power alive and strong in their former enclave of … Continued

Freedom: The Place I call Home I used to think that going for a music festival abroad with friends, heading to the countryside for the weekend or even skydiving was the ultimate meaning of being free, of being independent. To be honest, and now looking in retrospective, many things I did were merely brief moments … Continued

By Terrence Richardson When travelling to Portugal, you’ll want to blend in with the locals as much as possible. That’s going to require you to dress like the Portuguese. If you’ve never travelled to the country before, it can be challenging to know what to wear and what not to wear. Consider this your own … Continued

by Terrance Richardson  The mention of this beautiful country conjures up images of white sandy beaches, great food, and adventure around every corner just waiting to be discovered.         Lisbon Considered a top destination by many, Lisbon is home to some of the top tourist destinations in Portugal. Gothic cathedrals, monasteries, and … Continued