portugal travel guide: first-timers’ guide to lisbon

Last summer, when I came across the deal on Travelzoo for a trip to the Canary Islands and Lisbon, the idea grabbed me right away, but my dubious husband required a bit of convincing that this was a trip worthy of our limited vacation time. (If you know me at all, though, you know thatContinue reading “portugal travel guide: first-timers’ guide to lisbon”

tennessee travel guide: 3 days in nashville

Earlier this month, my sister and I flew down to Nashville for a long weekend to celebrate our 30th and 40th birthdays. I’d been to Nashville once before for a blip; we wandered to a countryside winery, saw Rascal Flatts perform three whole songs at the Grade Ole Opry after sitting through several questionable acts,Continue reading “tennessee travel guide: 3 days in nashville”