One of our very favorite parts of living abroad in Madrid, Spain has been the incredible places we get to visit as a family, even over just long weekends. One of the easiest places to get to through a quick direct flight from Madrid is Portugal and its various cities/islands. We decided to spend a […]

A Weekend in Porto, Portugal

May 31, 2024

It has been wildly busy for us this past month as we celebrated living in Spain for eight months this May. We have embraced the slower-pace life living in Spain and so the last few weeks have reminded us of our U.S. fast pace that we prefer to forget (ha). Between a move to a […]

Our Life in Madrid: Real Madrid + a New Flat

May 26, 2024

We had the best trip to Sardinia, Italy recently! What fun it was to experience the Mediterranean coastline of another country besides just Spain. Sardinia had many similarities to Mallorca, Spain expect a main difference: the food! We indulged in some delicious Italian food from homemade pizzas to pastas and gelato – Italy’s food really […]

A Yummy Weekend in Sardinia, Italy

May 17, 2024

#discounted by FeelFree Rentals; opinions are my own We had the best Semana Santa in San Sebastián! We have always wanted to visit the area of Spain once we learned about how beautiful it is and the amazing selection of food there. From our home base in Madrid, this was only a four-and-a-half hour drive. […]

Semana Santa in San Sebastián

April 2, 2024

It’s hard to believe that it has been six months since we moved to Madrid, Spain! I have less “pinch me” moments now and honestly, it’s beginning to just feel like our norm. I had an emotional moment this past week, though, as I met with other expat moms at a local Tres Cantos park […]

Six Months Living Abroad

March 31, 2024

Hosted by Moxy Hotels Val d’Europe; opinions are my own What a fun, whirlwind weekend in Paris! I visited Paris as a child with my parent when I was our oldest son’s age, around eleven, and I remember it not being my favorite trip. I had experienced a slightly odd bed and breakfast situation, several […]

48 Hours in Paris, France

March 25, 2024

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