Category: Travel Blog

  • Venice Italy

    Our Benvenuto Driver was scheduled  for 10:30 AMto pick us up for our transfer back to Naples to catch our 12:30 PM train to Venice. We were early enough to take in the free breakfast and this made a very nice start to the day. The patio doors were wide open to let in the […]

  • The Almalfi Coast: Last Day

    It seemed like we had just arrived but this was our last full day on The Almalfi Coast. With no alarm clock we slept in past 11:00 AM. The activities earlier this week from Lisbon to Rome, on to Naples and The Almalfi Coast had really caught up with us! Not to worry, after we […]

  • A Day on the Bay: Maiori, Minori, Almalfi

    Our first morning on The Almalfi Coast was a pretty one, 22C, sunny with a little breeze off the Tyrrhenian Sea. So coffee and tea on the patio, Perfect! Later, out and about the town we went for a nice walk. For lunch/brunch we dropped into Tony’s Food and Drinks right on main street across […]

  • The Amalfi Coast Italy!

    As we said good  bye to Rome, we were happy to move onto a new adventure, The Amalifi Coast of Italy! We had a train booked out of Rome Termini around noon to Naples! We booked this train before we left home. Donald Trump was on the loose to visit the Pope, so we had […]

  • Rome Italy and The Vatican

    Our flight to Rome on Ryan Air to Campino, CIA was scheduled to depart at 9:05 AM from Lisbon International Airport. It was a reasonably priced fare at $55.00 Canadian each on Ryan Air as well, a bonus when travelling Europe! As you can see you can take a plane from almost anywhere in Europe […]

  • Sintra and The End of the Earth Portugal

    Sintra, Cape Roca, Then End of The Earth Portugal! This day we were venturing on another day of sightseeing. We were really cramming in the bus tours but you never know when you are going to get back to such wonderful places so we really felt we had to see what we could! This day […]

  • Exploring Lisbon Portugal!

    On our first full day of wanting to get to know the beautiful city of Lisbon Portugal, we decided to book a number of bus tours to take us around the city and to get an idea of how big and diverse Lisbon was! We decided to go across the square from the Fenix Lisboa where […]

  • Lisbon Portugal! Another New Adventure!

    Onto Lisbon Portugal! The next morning it was time to pack and catch the 3:30 PM train to Lisbon. Another beautiful day on the Algarve! We were given a complimentary late check out so we could hang out at the condo until about 2:30 PM, when our transfer arrived to pick us up to take […]

  • Bullfight Day in Albufeira!

    Another great day with 23C and of course very sunny! The weather here this time of year is fantastic. On this day we decided to take in a Bullfight at the Placa De Toiros at the Albuferia Bullring located on the Av. Dos Descobrimentos which is about a twenty minute walk from our condo at […]

  • Albufeira: Had to Go To Portugal for a Root Canal!

    Day 6: No big breakfast this day as I had a difficult night with the throbbing pain in my tooth. The dental appointment was at 11:00 AM. So we caught a cab down to the clinic. After a short wait I was seen to and yes a Root Canal was required to solve the problem. […]