Millions of tourists flock to Lisbon each year and it’s easy to see why. The capital of Portugal is a budget-friendly destination with so much to offer such as iconic tram rides, picturesque architecture, lively neighborhoods and a plethora of gastronomic experiences to be had.
On the northwest coast of Portugal, along the banks of the Douro River, sits historic Porto. Dating back to the 4th century, Porto is the second largest city in Portugal and boasts a UNESCO World Heritage Site city center.
Thinking of the upcoming New Year is always such a positive thing. It’s almost like everything starts over and any goal can be achieved, from weight loss to landing the perfect job. Ring in the New Year in a decidedly unique location for 2019.
The last time I’d been on a ropes course, I was a fearless preteen. Fifteen years later, I geared up at Area 47 in Austria. A petite woman with the arm strength of a body builder tightened the waist strap on my harness.