Lisbon Street Performer

Posted in Lisbon| Portugal

The hotel where I stayed in Lisbon was located on a major pedestrian street just off of one of the city's main plazas. The kind of street that is filled with souvenir shops, currency exchanges and outdoor cafes with menues in English, French, German and oh yeah...Portuguese.Central pedestrian area in LisbonThis street also always had some…

Sintra: A Break from the Big Cities

Posted in Portugal

Tokyo, Seoul, Sydney, Istanbul, Beirut, Madrid, Barcelona...I have certainly not had a shortage of big cities on this Round the World trip. Luckily I feel quite at home when I'm surrounded by metros, buses, nightlife, tall buildings and diverse people. Even though I did grow up in the 'burbs (North Hills, PA...whoop whoop), I find I…