If you’re looking for a quaint Greek village, where old men gather to play dominoes and yayas (grandmas) force feed you baklava, well, Mykonos is not for you. Famous for its beaches and nightlife, frequented by supermodels and Italian bachelor parties, the island is more “Ibiza” and less “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”. But if days spent in the Mediterranean sun followed by dancing the night away sounds like your cup of tea, read our guide, grab your bestie, and pack your swimsuit.
After spending a wonderful activity-packed week exploring Morocco, I was looking forward to slowing things down on the next leg of my trip, Lisbon. While most of our week in Portugal was spent taking day trips from Lisbon, we spent about two days venturing off into the colorful neighborhoods of the city. Here's a quick city guide to exploring Lisbon:
This past June, my friend Fi and I spent a week exploring the picturesque country, Portugal. Lively cities, medieval castles, pristine beaches, and delectable food-- Portugal has a lot to offer. We were based in Lisbon, but ventured out to explore a few surrounding areas. Here are 4 day trips to take from Lisbon:
Immediately, I began to do basic research and quickly learned that the best way to see Iceland is by car. I kept coming across phrases like “the ultimate road trip of your life,” and “you’ll want to stop every five minutes,” which are pretty bold statements that make you take pause. It did not take long for me to come to my decision—I was going to do this road trip, known as The Ring Road because it’s literally circles the entire island. That was settled.