A Day in Lisbon January 4th 2017 In September, I decided to meet my parents in Italy at the last minute, and I took the opportunity to book my flight out of Lisbon. I had loved Braga and Porto in Portugal, and was excited to check out Lisbon, even though it was such a short visit.
What I loved about Portugal up until then was repeated in Lisbon—the great variety of affordable public transportation, the streets and buil ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Lisboa Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more
As a college student I first studied abroad in Serrekunda, The Gambia, and I became even more fascinated by human diversity than I already had been. I was hooked on travel. Later, I studied abroad in Brno, Czech Republic. Next I lived in Daegu, South Korea while I taught English there. After two years back in my hometown, I'm abroad again-this time in Spain! ... full info