Almost Thirty, pt. 2

Algarve Sunset

One can’t help but reflect on the past year when your birthday starts to creep up in your calendar. In my case, this year has me looking back through an entire decade and thinking “What did my twenties teach me?” Here’s part 2 in my Almost Thirty reflection.

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Hiking Spain’s El Camino Del Rey

In 1886, some clever Spanish engineers realized that a beautiful gorge in El Chorro would be the perfect place to create electricity by harnessing the natural rushing water. As work progressed on this project, they needed a way for workers and building supplies to travel between one side of the gorge and the other.

About 110 years ago, work was completed on El Caminito Del Rey, a steel and concrete pathway winding its way 350 feet above the fast flowing water, fulfilling its purpose, and sparking an obsession. This would eventually become one of the most dangerous hikes in the world. View Post

Three Tips to Book a Great Airbnb

We have had great success with Airbnb during our trip and as I mentioned recently, would recommend the service to anyone. More importantly, we would HIGHLY recommend the hosts and accommodations we have stayed at, but searching for a decent place via Airbnb can feel like having a part-time job when you are using it regularly.

I have therefore done my best to become a better ‘Airbnb searcher’, and I have some tips for you to do the same. There are usually two things that draw you to an Airbnb listing: the pictures, and the price. But today, I bring you three things you should pay attention to when searching Airbnb:
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