Hollin Stafford

Hollin Stafford

Hollin is originally from California. After obtaining a degree in Sociology she worked as a flight attendant for United Airlines so that she could combine her work with something she’s always loved, travel. Later she found herself in Seattle, WA where she met her husband and went to work in the real estate field. She moved with her family from Port Townsend, WA to Sintra, Portugal in 2016. They said they’d try it out for a year and never left! Leveraging her U.S. real estate background and the insights she’s gained over the years into Portuguese life, she works with the Brightman Group, guiding international buyers and connecting sellers. She loves her work and finds delight in helping people find their ‘spot’ in the world. Hollin's passions also include spending quality time with family and friends, seeking out excellent food and writing. She writes in a variety of genres, from YA, to literary short stories, non-fiction and engaging travel pieces. Her current focus is on writing a memoir about what brought her family to Portugal.

Rudloofs Pizza – Leavenworth, WA

Rudloofs pizza Leavenworth

O.k. when you think pizza, you probably don’t think of stone ground mustard, bratwurst, sauerkraut with red and green peppers. But holy cow! When we stopped at Rudloofs Pizza for lunch, Tyson (the owner’s son) was there working when we…

Munchen Haus – Leavenworth, WA

München Haus Pretzel

We stopped in at the Munchen Haus at the recommendation of locals. They are known for serving excellent old world style Bavarian sausages. It was our last day in town and it was drizzly and grey. However, we found the mood…