Portugal | Faro/Lagos, Sintra, Douro Valley

Continuing on the Portugal train, let’s take a step back from the city life and explore the countryside. This post will spotlight Faro, Sintra and Douro Valley. We got a GORGEOUS Airbnb in Faro and ended up beaching it and cooking dinner most nights.  The Airbnb was on a private beach which was amazing and provided a great break from the constant city noise and nights out…

Portugal | Lisbon, Almada, Porto

My first post is dumdumdum.. PORTUGAL!!!!  One of my friends (shoutout to Katrin) decided to get married in Costa Brava, Spain and someone from our group suggested a stop-over in Portugal. We planned a multi-city excursion of Portugal before heading to Barcelona and ultimately Costa Brava.&nbsp…

Welcome!

Hiii, my name is Taiwo and as my blog name suggests, I was born in Nigeria but moved to the States as a preteen. My first non-academic, non-supervised international travel didn’t happen until I was in graduate school because let’s be honest… I was a poor ass student. Even still, traveling was just “too”: too expensive, too time consuming, too busy, too something…