Enchanting Évora
Evora panorama

Enchanting Évora

In Brief: For all the notable highlights of the city, we were seduced more by its overall ambiance, absorbed through ambling, idling in plazas, and sipping Alentejo wine. The charm of Évora, a World Heritage…

Continue Reading
Stoned in the Alentejo
Dolmen of Zambujeiro

Stoned in the Alentejo

Halfway to Spain from Lisbon, we explored some of the best Neolithic sites around – an ancient way to get stoned. It had been a long, long time since we did a tourist visit anywhere.…

Continue Reading
Up and over Lisbon
Along the trail, Monsanto

Up and over Lisbon

Parque Florestal de Monsanto may not be the most challenging peak in the area. Along the trail, Monsanto But our measurement of its climb at 120 meters or so, makes it a higher altitude within…

Continue Reading
Dutch Treats: Rembrandt and Jackman
Rembrandt as an apostle

Dutch Treats: Rembrandt and Jackman

Beyond walking and boating around Amsterdam, we dived into several museums, including the Rijksmuseum and the splendid van Gogh collection. And for something completely different, a stellar performance by Hugh Jackman at the city’s Ziggo…

Continue Reading
Close Menu