Interview with Award Winning Foreign Correspondent, Conor O’Clery: Part Two

  Last month I had the privilege to sit down with two time Irish Journalist of the Year and author of 8 books, Conor O’Clery, for an interview on travel, expat life, and his many years of hard work as a foreign correspondent. That was actually my second meeting with Conor, as we’d first met…

European Christmas Markets Will Capture Your Heart

As we are writing this from Florida, warmth and sunny skies deceive us into thinking Christmas isn’t far away. After 5 cold Christmas’ we’ve gotten used to the crisp air and just as the days become short and dreary, suddenly colorful lights appear and cute little wooden stalls are constructed. Yes, it’s time to be…

Ladra Flea Market in Lisbon

While in Lisbon, we stumbled upon a wonderful market for special gifts, the Ladra Flea Market. Feira da Ladra, its Spanish name, basically translates to “market of thieves.” However, what you’ll actually find is a market with exquisitely hand crafted items. There are stalls with beautiful jewelry made from recycled goods, like nespresso coffee pods…