Escape To Sintra

As promised, here’s an entire post devoted to our day in Sintra.

Sintra is about a 40 minute train ride from downtown Lisbon and comes highly recommended on most websites for things to do/see in Lisbon. Google it and see what I mean. Even though it’s a small town, it is home to numerous ancient palaces and parks and most websites try to steer you away from trying to fit in all the sights into just one day. Our tour guide from the previous day suggested two or even three days in Sintra would be ideal, but one was all we had. Continue reading “Escape To Sintra”


Escape To The Highlands

Firstly, I do plan on doing a post about our whole time in Edinburgh after we leave. We’ve had a couple of days here, and we’ve already done so much that I’m thinking I might have to split it into two posts. Either way, I thought I’d dedicate a post to our day in the Highlands as I have so many photos that I want to share.

As soon as we arrived in Edinburgh, about three people asked us whether we were heading to the Scottish Highlands during our week here. We hadn’t really planned to (granted we hadn’t really ‘planned’ anything) but seeing as it sounded like something we should do, we booked in a one day tour straight away. Continue reading “Escape To The Highlands”