What is Visa-Vis?
Vis-à-vis is French and literally means "face-to-face". The term was first used in English to refer to horse-drawn carriages where two people sat facing one another. Today the term is used to compare or contrast things that are face-to face. We can think of no greater way to describe the travel adventures of two people who see, hear and experience each location differently. While things may appear to be the same, our approach and interpretation, generally is not.
Highlight of the Week
Each week we post a previously unpublished image, video, sound or text reflecting our favorite travel experience. Click in to read them all!
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We love adventure, travel and change. We seek new experiences and lessons daily and we want to share it all with you.
There were several souvenirs from Portugal in the house Jill was staying in in Portishead from December to January. So, when planning to head to Oman fell through, naturally all the subliminal messages about Portugal arose in her brain. Suddenly, it was so clear! Let’s spend the month in Lisbon. So that’s what we’re doing. It’s close to where we are and where we’re going and we loved what little we saw of it the last time we were there. It’s time to explore the city that everyone seems to love.
We’re heading back to Scotland! I know it seems like we should just move here already. Scotland is one of our favorite places, so when we saw a house sit come up for Dunblane and two adorable kitties, we knew we had to apply. We’re so fortunate to have booked this sit. We’ll be in Dunblane for a couple of months and will be able to head into Glasgow and Edinburgh both in under an hour. This does sort of feel like a homecoming.
The Faroe Islands: the love child of Norway and Scotland, but raised by Iceland. We sure do love our cold islands.
What’s that you say, you didn’t know Neustift bei Güssing is a real place? Well, truth be told we didn’t either until we saw this amazing house sit opportunity pop up. The homeowner had such amazing responses from people that she decided to extend her holidays and invited us to care for her dog and two cats while she’s away. We are so excited to be able to explore this part of Austria and even more excited to be doing so in the autumn.