72 Hours in Porto, Portugal

What’s in a name?

We arrived in Porto on a sunny afternoon, eager to explore the city. As we were still riding high on the awesomeness of Portugal we discovered in Lisbon, we were excited to see what the city had to offer. And let me tell you, it didn’t disappoint 🙂 Read more

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Dubrovnik for the history lover in you

The arrival

Getting off the ferry and onto the pier in the Old City of Dubrovnik was like stepping back in time. Imposing medieval walls rose in front of us in majestic glory as the smooth marble-paved road glistened in the sun before us. Just like many must have done before, we made our way to the Pile Gate, the main entrance to the walled city, with our mouths hanging open and our minds blown.  Read more

Accidentally Zagreb

That time we went to Zagreb

Sometimes the best vacations are in places you haven’t planned on ever visiting. Couple of summers ago, we spent two weeks on a lovely European tour. We started in Amsterdam then went to Berlin, then Prague and ended up in Croatia.  We really wanted to see Dubrovnik, but since there were no flights to Toronto from there, Zagreb was the closest thing. Read more