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Unplugging in Portugal's Algarve

The Algarve is a popular destination for the sun-starved English. We stayed in lovely Quarteira, just west of Faro, easily reachable by taxi from the airport. We swam in the ocean everyday, huddled under a sun umbrella with our books, ate breakfast on our balcony looking out at the water, and enjoyed amazing seafood. Also, Vinho Verde: slightly sparkling, crisp and acidic... I've found my new favorite summer wine.

Budapest Trip Report: 3 Day City Break

Our first adventure to Eastern Europe! We spent 3 days exploring Buda, Pest, and Óbuda, the three cities that united to form Budapest, capital of Hungary. Budapest has quite the list of World Heritage Sites and I think we actually made it to all of them, including riding the second-oldest metro line in the world.