summertime sendoff in the algarve

You know what I just realized? I haven’t seen a beach since June. Between moving from France to London with a very mini-US stint in between, our summer was pretty crammed into a few short weeks in June. I’m genuinely not complaining — and honestly, even if I was, I don’t think I’d get many RSVPs to that pity party. Luckily, what my summer lacked in seaside quantity, it certainly made up for it in quality. Our few days in the Algarve are almost enough to keep my Vitamin D replenished until I can make my way to my next coastal destination, TBD. After saying goodbye to The Alentejo, we hopped back in the car and made our…

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travel announcement: #LTcoast2coast (part two!)

As is always the way, our time in France has officially flown by. With only a few more weeks left, the hubs and I are planning to make the most of our time here… by leaving. To be fair, we’ve done a pretty killer job of ticking everything off our Frenchie bucket list—Normandy, Champagne, Colmar, Cassis: check, check, checkity check. So, with one last week of nothing to do (thank you, student life), and while the wino is kicking back on the Jersey Shore, we’ll be waving from the other side of the Atlantic…  From Portugal!  photo via Visit Portugal For one week, we’ll be on a whistlestop tour of a country that has long…

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