Madrid, Spain – Part 1, Day 9

On my 54th Birthday I was lucky enough to be on a high-speed AVE train to Madrid, Spain. It was a fun experience, if just a little stressful. Everyone in the train station seemed to be in a hurry to get on the train. It felt a little crazy! It looks empty below, but by … Continue reading Madrid, Spain – Part 1, Day 9

Lisbon, Portugal – Early Day 2

On the start of Day 2 of our trip, we got up relatively early, had a nice breakfast at the Hotel Mundial and headed out with plenty of time before meeting our tour this evening. Our first stop was across the street to Martim Moniz square with a few monuments, vendors, shops and locks of … Continue reading Lisbon, Portugal – Early Day 2