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Turkey videos

A collection of videos of our time in Turkey.  Click to play video, or click view more to see the original post with included video!...
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Exploring Castles and Mansions in Sintra, Portugal

A relatively easy day trip from Lisbon is to the city of Sintra.  We took an early morning train from Lisbon to Sintra.     The day we went, it was raining and foggy most of the day, so we decided to skip out on visiting The Castle of The Moors (Castelo Dos Mouros), as it's...
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Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon was one of the more memorable cities we've visited in Europe. If you ever find yourself in this charming city, here are some activities you can do during your time there.       TAKE A FREE WALKING TOUR One of the first things we look up when arriving to a city is...
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Our Favorite Eats in Lisbon, Portugal

Anyone who knows us, knows we love to eat, and we sure had our fill in Lisbon!  Usually when we are asked about destinations, we give our recommendations of our favorite places to eat.  As a reference for anyone who plans to visit Lisbon, here's a list of some of our favorite eats from our time...
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Madrid, Spain

Our last stop in Spain was to the city of Madrid. Due to a bad hotel choice, we ended up in a really far location away from all the action and basically lost a day and a half of being able to do any sight seeing. This taught us a very valuable lesson that trying to save extra money on a hotel that’s...
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A Day Trip to Cordoba, Spain

About 85 miles north-east from Seville is the medieval city of Cordoba. One of the major capitals during the Spanish Muslim rule and also designated a World Heritage site by UNESCO, we knew it was something that couldn't be missed when visiting Andalucia, Spain. The most popular major attraction in...
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Seville, Spain

We arrived in Seville (or Sevilla as the locals would say) around 7PM and were shown to one of the cutest Air Bnbs we've stayed at yet.   Our host, Ana, is super sweet and nice and even wrote us a little welcome note with a small bottle of champagne waiting for us in the...
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Visiting the Alhambra in Granada, Spain

One of the places we were looking forward to the most to visit in Spain was the Alhambra. Initially constructed as a small fortress on the foothills of Granada, it ended up being renovated and used as a residential palace for a Yusuf I, the Sultan of Granada. Being from the town of Alhambra,...
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Eating our way through Barcelona, Spain

We had some really good eats while in Barcelona, and sightseeing and trying local food go hand in hand when we travel anywhere.  Besides the delicious Paella and Jamon, Barcelona has a big tapas culture, which are a bunch of small dishes you eat to make up your meal.  We love this, because it means...
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Learning how to make Paella in Barcelona, Spain

Minh loooves Paella and it’s hard to find back home and all our attempts to make it at home have been a failure, so after researching online, we found an EatWith cooking class with Marta to learn how to make Paella. The class is held in her home and there were about 12 total students. Minh and I...
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