No doubt, you’ll get to Portugal and see many of its terrific sights – the riverfront in Porto, the windy orange and tiled homes and streets in Lisbon, the sand and cliffs that seem to wrap around the world in the Algarve – and wonder to yourself, ‘Wait, why haven’t I heard more about this place?’Read more "Portugal is Getting Pretty Popular"
With some help from the experts at the New York Times, in search of Europe’s defining, ultimate budget destinations…Read more "The Difference Between ‘Budget’ and ‘Cheap’"
This tends to give me bad taste, ironically. Because style is funny, when you hear it from those who observe it and therefore enforce it.Read more "Europe and Style"
Are you young, cheap, but used to the good life? Are you thinking of leaving on a jet plane, crossing the Atlantic or (Insert Ocean Here) for Europe and it’s trendiest cities?Read more "The Best Hostels in Europe and North America – Ranked by HostelBookers.com (2014)"
Cities like Lisbon, Porto, Budapest, Berlin, Corfu, Madrid, and Krakow have turned to hosting clean, beautiful, stylish hostels to entice frugal, under-30 backpackers and partiers.Read more "Why You Should Stay In a Hostel – Not a Hotel – In Europe"
Lisbon is luxurious in an unintentional, incredible way.Read more "Kolby Did Lisbon: It’s Old-Fashioned and It’s Perfect That Way"
Lisbon has the Castle, the Sao Jorge. It has the Tower of Belem and Europe’s biggest aquarium. It has the greatest nightlife in the world, the best cheese in the world (but France won’t admit that, will it?) and – if you’re in the right mood and you’re just happy enough – the best damn wine in the world, too.
But Lisbon has people. Better yet, it has Portuguese people.Read more "Why Do I Love Portugal So Much?"