Lourdes Martin

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ESCAPE: ZURICH

As some of you may know, Thomas and I decided to switch up our Christmas tradition by being spontaneous and planning a trip to Switzerland! It’s no secret, that I love winter so when you throw in the holiday season…

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Please, Check-In: Meet Carlos and Moises, Founders of The Robey

I am so excited to feature the founders of The Robey because they exemplify what it means to involve the community into a hotel.  After discovering the property on the Design Hotels website and realizing how close it was to…

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BUCKET LIST CHRISTMAS MARKETS

The Christmas holiday season is one of my personal favorites because even at the age of 35, it makes me feel like a child all over again. Memories of my brothers and I decorating the tree with our family come…

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Hotel Highlight: The Publishing House B&B

  Since our recent (or not so recent since it’s been 7 months!) move to the Windy City, we have been obsessed with discovering hotels, restaurants, and experiences that we can share with you.  We recently partnered with The Publishing…

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Please, Check-In: Meet Kimberly and Shawn, Founders of The Publishing House Bed & Breakfast

  Please, Check-In is back! It’s important for me to give you the best travel has to offer. Whether that’s in travel stories, guides, food features, and local interviews, the goal is to dig deep into the world of travel…

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Explore Sintra With A Local

One of the most memorable days we had in Lisbon was when we took a day trip to Sintra with Airbnb Experience. For those of you not familiar with it, Airbnb Experience is a platform that offers incredibly cool and personal activities hosted…

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Escape: Algarve

After spending a few days in Alentejo, we drove to the southernmost region of Portugal called, Algarve, known for its beaches. Algarve was majestic yet mystical – perfect for those who want to spend their travel days along the ocean.…

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A Grocery Shop In Lisbon Worth The Visit

When we travel, we like to find little gems…what does mean exactly? It means that we are always searching for people and places that warm our hearts and leave us wanting more. These places are usually off the beaten path…

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Escape: Lisbon

If I had to describe Lisbon in three words, it would be: cool, creative, cultural.  Lisbon was way cooler than I had imagined it would be before visiting. Every corner of the city is bursting with energy and things to…

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