Traveling from Peniche to Lisbon and Porto

The best way to get from the beach city of Peniche to Porto and Lisbon via bus and train.

Lisbon Portugal for Digital Nomads

Coworking spaces, the best wifi cafes and making new friends in Lisbon for the Digital Nomad.

Unlikely Travel Essentials

From the most versatile item I can't forget to zip bags, a reusable sack, cord purse, inflatable pillow and water bottle - here are some unlikely items I always remember to pack.

Epilogue to Sabbatical

Below are some observations, opinions and advice that I think are good to pass on for anyone considering long-term travel. The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends. - Shirley MacLaine Observations People are kind and generous I can't even begin to name the ways … Continue reading Epilogue to Sabbatical

Turkey, Stop 8

My final stop on this almost-6-month journey was in Istanbul. I did have the pleasure of spending a day there on a long layover about 3 years ago but this time around was so much better! I was able to stay about a week, meet several locals and see just about everything. The history, culture … Continue reading Turkey, Stop 8

United Arab Emirates, Stop 7

My second-to-last stop was in UAE. I stayed mainly in Dubai but I was also able to visit Abu Dhabi for a day. The friend I stayed with lived within walking distance to the marina and beach so I was close to nightlife and other activities. UAE turned 45 in 2016 and as such a … Continue reading United Arab Emirates, Stop 7