Castle Walls

If these castle walls could talk I could just imagine the type of stories they would tell. When we went to Portugal we didn’t do much sightseeing because we really wanted to be focused on spending time with our family and friends.  However, there is one place that we can never miss a trip to, and that’s Obidos.  A castle with a town inside.  It’s like a time warp to the medieval times and you forget where you are.  It’s romantic just to be there hand in hand walking the cobblestone streets.  It’s even more romantic when you think that this is where Tiago and I have to come to register our marriage! When strolling cobblestone streets you want to make sure you’re comfortable but…

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Wedding Floral Inspirations

Hey loves! Wedding florals play a major factor in your wedding! Similar to what they do in your home, florals will add character and bring life to a blank canvas!  Since our return from Portugal, Tiago & I have been very excited to start brainstorming ideas.  The one thing that I love the most is that we’re both on the same page in terms of ideas.  We want to have a simple wedding, nothing too extravagant.  When we met with the florist before we left Portugal we gave her a couple ideas of what we were looking for.  Pinterest has been a MAJOR help in bringing our ideas to life, but there are so many great ideas you almost get confused.  Wedding florals can be…

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Pastel Laneway

Hey loves! It’s not often you stumble upon a pastel laneway! Going to Portugal on holidays really makes me appreciate all the beauty the country has to offer.  I realize while living in a place, whether it’s Portugal or Toronto or anywhere you may live, we tend to take for granted the small beauty the country, town or city has to offer that visitors are in awe about.  When Tiago and I were scouting out areas to as backdrops for our engagement photos, we found these cute pastel houses.  I remember walking past these houses on a weekly occasion when I lived there, but I never stopped to take a minute to enjoy them until now!  I learned that even if we pass the same…

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Happier with Avion

I have been collecting RBC Rewards through my RBC Avion card for what feels like forever. When I was younger, I held on to the points in case I needed to take an emergency flight home to Portugal. Because RBC Reward points don’t have any flight restrictions or blackout periods, I always felt safe knowing that I could travel whenever I needed to. Now that I’m older and I can afford emergency flights, this year I used some of my points to buy a ticket to Lisbon for Christmas & New Years! It was very exciting to see what it was like to use my points for some fun travel – especially at a peak travel time like the holidays. Booking my trip was a…

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