A Guide to Visiting Porto, Portugal

Porto, the second largest city in Portugal, is a place that captured my whole heart.  Twice, the city has been recognized as “The Best European Destination”, and it’s easy to see why.  With a lively…

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A Guide to Visiting the Douro Valley

The Douro Valley in Northern Portugal is a wine lovers paradise.  With rolling green hills, rows and rows of vineyards as far as the eye can see, and beautiful properties hidden throughout the valley, the…

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How to Spend One Day in Coimbra, Portugal

Located in central Portugal, Coimbra is the perfect city to stop for a day, and slow down on your way from the south to the north (or vice versa).  Coimbra is located about two hours…

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A Quick Guide to Lamego, Portugal

Located in the Douro Valley in Northern Portugal, Lamego, Portugal is a fairytale town for those looking to escape the busy cities of Lisbon or Porto and spend time relaxing, slowing down, and sightseeing at…

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10 Tips for First Time Travel Nurses

I spent five years of my life as a travel nurse, and when I reflect back to those beginning stages before I took my first assignment, I’m in awe at how I managed to transition…

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