A Cheer to the New Year!

I can’t believe how quickly time flies! They always say that once you get to be an adult, time goes by faster each year, and now I believe it. Although, I’m not old! Just older. And the forties are the new twenties anyway! However, I did take the opportunity to have my mid-life crisis, or really more like an awakening. For those of you who haven’t been following my blog, my husband and I bought an RV this year and we’re in full planning for a U.S. tour beginning spring of 2019.

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Romanian Christmas Traditions

If I were in my childhood’s Romania, winter and the holidays would be the best time of the year. I remember the anticipation of the first snow and how as soon as we saw the white flakes start falling, our attention would shift from the classroom to the window. Our teachers’ best choice was to let us go outside and enjoy it. The snow would start falling sometime in late fall and keep piling up through the winter, blanketing everything in fluffy and sparkly white coat.

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Castles and Seafood: Sintra and Cascais, Portugal

Sintra and Cascais are two places close by Lisbon that everyone visiting Portugal should see! We were enchanted by the beauty of the castles we visited and refreshed by the crisp air in Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, perched high above the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading “Castles and Seafood: Sintra and Cascais, Portugal”