Marina’s Travel Guide to Lisbon, Portugal

Our last stop on our recent Europe trip was Lisbon, Portugal. Lisbon has become so popular and it was the place we initially had our eyes on when planning our trip. We heard  great things about the city and received tons of recommendations from people we knew, so we definitely looked forward to this portion […]

Read More

Marina’s Travel Guide to Lagos, Portugal

I’m finally getting around to continuing writing about our trip to Europe this past May. If you missed it, I already wrote about our time in Barcelona here and Alella, Spain, here. Now, it’s time to recap the Portugal part of the trip, starting with Lagos. Lagos is a part of the Algarve Coast in […]

Read More

Marina’s Travel Guide to Alella, Spain

As I mentioned in my Barcelona Travel Guide, we booked a private tour to the town of Alella with Adler & Marlow. I had stumbled upon Alella on Instagram while researching wineries near Barcelona and ended up seeing a picture of a winery called Alta Alella. That’s when I started looking into whether or not […]

Read More

Marina’s Travel Guide to Barcelona, Spain

Hi friends! It’s been a hot minute, but if you follow my Instagram, you’ll know my husband and I spent a little over a week traveling to Spain and Portugal. I wanted to be able to fully enjoy our time together while we were away and spend quality time with the kids when we returned, […]

Read More

The Best Restaurants in Chicago

I feel like this post is long overdue. My love for Chicago restaurants runs deep and after living in the city for a couple of years in my mid-twenties, and continuing to go back just for the food, it’s safe to say I am in love with the cuisine Chicago chefs continue to dish out. […]

Read More

Marina’s Travel Guide to Traverse City, Michigan

Traverse City is a beautiful town in the upper peninsula of Michigan, known for its serene atmosphere and endless food and drink options. The first time my husband and I visited was before kids in 2014 and we had a blast. We stayed at a bed and breakfast with delicious food and the best hosts, visited […]

Read More

Babymoon in Newport, RI

My husband and I recently took a trip to Newport, RI, a quaint, coastal town about an hour and a half outside of Boston, and we had the greatest time together. It was a breath of fresh air to spend time just the two of us, and I can’t thank both of our parents enough […]

Read More