Portugal Perfect

We spent our last day in Alvor enjoying one of the most beautiful and pristine beaches I have ever seen. Since late May is off-season, we had a large expanse of the beach to ourselves and we relished every moment spent enjoying the sweeping ocean views, endless blue sky, and soft sand between our toes. Besides the …

Hanging in De Pijp

After a short layover at Heathrow, the one plus hour flight to Amsterdam flew by and we arrived feeling refreshed and ready for the next four days hanging out in one of our favorite cities. Having been to Amsterdam twice before, we were already familiar with the De Pijp neighborhood and felt at home instantly. …

Flying in style

If you ever get the chance to fly first class, especially on an overseas flight, take it. It's not something we could ever afford on a cash basis but with our Alaska Airlines miles and some money, we were able to fly first class on British Airways from Seattle to London then business class from …

Away We Go

Since we were flying first class and had access to the British Airways Lounge at SeaTac airport, we took an early shuttle to give us time to enjoy the experience. The lounge is split into two rooms, First Lounge for Emerald members or those travelling in First Class and the much larger Terraces Lounge for …