Postcards from Portugal Part II

 Our last two days in Portugal were a bit more relaxing and less touristy than our first two days. We spent all day Saturday biking along Portugal’s gorgeous west coast, it was absolutely breathtaking. We stopped for lunch on the water at a delicious seafood restaurant where we both tried delicious traditional Portuguese dishes recommended by our waiter. We flew out Sunday afternoon, but Matt snuck in an early golf game and insisted that I spend the morning at the spa — I didn’t argue. :)
Portugal was incredible — friendly people, amazing food, and {obviously^^} gorgeous scenery. It’s definitely a perfect place for a relaxed vacation away from everything, we hope to be back again someday! 
Part one here.
Our trip to Paris here.

Postcards from Portugal Part I

I wanted to share some pictures from our Portugal trip: these are from our first two days. We stayed in Cascais, which is on the west coast of Portugal and it’s absolutely stunning. Our first day we just explored the beaches and walked to Cascais’ city center. The walk was one of my favorite memories from our trip — it seemed like every corner we turned was a gorgeous beach or huge, old castle. On our second day we took the train to Lisbon, stopping at the Jerónimos Monastery in Belém (it’s gorgeous!) and to try a pastel de nata, a traditional Portuguese tart that originated in Belém. We headed to Lisbon and spent the whole day exploring the gorgeous streets, restaurants, churches, and city views. I have lots more pictures to share, so stay tuned!


We’re spending a long weekend in Portugal — it’s breathtakingly beautiful and has been incredibly relaxing, too. I’ll be back next week with lots of pictures! Feel free to follow along on Twitter and Instagram for updates. :)
Have a great weekend.
image via my iPhone