Sintra guide

Sintra guide

Sintra guide (magical palaces, garden, ruins and city center to explore)       This Sintra guide can be used for a nice long day trip to the region or even an overnight stay in Sintra. This magical city of Palaces, ancient ruins and a gorgeous town center is a fantastic side trip from Lisbon … Read more

soft adventure tourism

Tips on Senior travel

What is soft adventure tourism for mature travelers?   What a strange question to come across for mature and senior travelers who know and have been doing soft adventure travel at this stage of their life. But for those not in the know, there is such a category in senior travel that encompasses travel and … Read more

Fantastic road trips from Portland

Fantastic road trips from Portland

Fantastic road trips from Portland – fun day trips or weekend getaways from the city     If you are looking for some wonderful day trips or getaways from Portland, Oregon we have you covered for some fantastic road trips from Portland. Just outside the metropolis is some of the most spectacular parks, natural landscapes, … Read more

Tips on Mobile phone photography

Tips on Mobile phone photography

15 Photography tips on your road trip Everyone loves taking road trips but many travelers spend more time planning the trip experience first and the photography as a secondary function to chronicle the adventure. It’s always disappointing to come back home from the trip and bring back photos that are lackluster and just don’t show the magnificence of a … Read more

Visit to Escondido wine country

Visiting Escondido California

    For a short and easy drive from San Diego or Los Angeles – a weekend getaway to Escondido,  California is a real treat. There’s so much to do and see in Escondido ranging from outdoor adventure and activities, touring local wineries, art and antique shopping downtown and even exploring an incredible dinosaur museum downtown. Escondido really surprises … Read more

A visit to the Pittock Mansion

A visit to the Pittock Mansion

  A visit to the Pittock Mansion (Gorgeous home, history and views of Portland from above) One of my favorite visits to Portland was to actually take a self-tour of the Pittock Mansion with magnificent views overlooking the Portland skyline below. The mansion has an impressive background as the home built by Newspaper publisher, Henry … Read more