Open your eyes wider
OK, I am not sure how many people go to Dublin and are like ‘OMG Irish food is amazing’, but this was literally us.
We visited the old neighbourhoods of Lisbon, towers by the river, white sandy beaches, nearby towns by-the-sea, rooftops with breathtaking views, old factories turned hipster villages, old brothels turned bars, castles on the hills and palaces in the mountains. Yes, you can find all of that (and more) in Lisboa.
What happens to time??? Like for real, where the F does it go? I mean, a person (me) plans to write once a week, do this, do that, and suddenly it’s four months later (FOUR MONTHS!!) and I’m like “Time, what the actual F?” Anyway no point on dwelling, I’ll just pick up where I… Continue reading Stop 2 – Algarve and Alentejo (AKA family hols), Portugal
It’s now been a month (a month!!!) since we left London (oh London!). Before we take-off on our adventure through Southeast Asia, we decided to take a little break in Portugal, where we grew up, and spend some time with our family and friends. As we’ll be here for a little while, we thought it… Continue reading Stop 1 – Cascais, Portugal
And now for something completely random...
Leaving today there’s a sadness in my heart that I can’t prevent or even begin to explain. (...) At the same time I know I have friends waiting for me in London and I am looking forward to see them again.
Four years ago my better half decided he needed a change. He was working for a very demanding company, and despite all the career opportunities they offered, he just felt like it wasn’t it. Instead of taking the next step up in the company’s ladder he started looking for jobs in an area he loved… Continue reading Everlasting Saudade