Portuguese History on a Day Trip to Guimaraes! Portugal Day 6

As a history nerd, I love learning a country’s origins and history. So, my day trip to Guimaraes (Guimarães) was very exciting because it is the antecedent city that would become known as Portugal! Guimarães is considered by many as the “cradle of Portugal” because it was here that the country’s first king was believes to […]

Baden-Württemberg, Germany: A Feast For The Eyes

Between my second and third year of university, I did a student exchange to the wonderful state of Baden-Württemberg in southwestern Germany. As an outsider, I didn’t know much about the region. However, after spending six weeks exploring it, I fell in love with the charms of Germany. Stuttgart is the biggest & capital city, and […]