Porto, Portugal

After our longest bus ride yet we landed in Porto, Portugal. Though it was the longest (13 hours) transit, it was the most enjoyable because of the breathtaking views of the northern coast of Spain and Basque Country. Porto has spectacular mountains, rich history, and the famous Douro River. Just south of Porto across the…

Photo Gallery ~ Bilbao, Spain

We spent three beautiful days in Bilbao eating pintxos, drinking wine, and lounging on the beach in Basque Country. View from Artxanda. You can take a tram from the city center – Funicular de Artxanda to the top for spectacular city views. Art installation at the Guggenheim. Stranger Things took over Bilbao! Street performance featuring…

A Weekend in London, England

As we neared the end of our six weeks with the UK, we couldn’t miss out on the biggest city and cultural hub, London. We couldn’t have been luckier as it was the best weather of our trip so far! Our first night in London we had dinner plans with old friends. Fresh pasta in…

A Week With The Beatles – Liverpool, England

Okay, so maybe not a week with The Beatles but it’s hard to go to Liverpool and not notice their influence around the city. Here are the highlights of our week in Liverpool. We were surprised when we arrived that the entire city center is a shopping complex. A very modern and gigantic walkable shopping…

Spring is in the air and that means Rosé season is upon us

Rosé is a beloved spring and summer beverage. Let’s talk rosé and how to order like an expert, just in time for warm weather. Let’s start with the basics. There are three methods when making Rosé -Maceration., Saignee, and Blending. Maceration Method is a rosé made from red grapes with minimal skin contact. All grape…