Have you ever heard about Liechtenstein? It is a small country that lies between Switzerland and Austria, so small that my bus trip to cross it took just 20 minutes! The capital is Vaduz, and being such a small country, it still can have a town larger than the capital!
Agnes Water is a small town in the coast of Queensland in Australia. It is next to a cape that has the name of Seventeen Seventy (1770). Which was the year when Captain Cook discovered Australia, and that was the place where he step foot on that continent for the first time.
As usual, after a trip I always like to review how my preparation and organization went. Mostly how I pack, and it is interesting to see that not everything goes as expected. And of course, this trip wasn’t an exception, despite the fact that it was for just a weekend, but I still had to… Continue reading What did I pack for Malta?
Havana was the last stop of my trip in Cuba. It is something I always do whenever I travel, I always leave the city from where I will depart for last, even if that’s the same place of arrival. My feelings towards Havana are a bit mixed. Between a clear feeling that I enjoyed the… Continue reading Havana in two days, my visit to the Cuban capital
Flåm is a small two in the Norwegian fjords. But comparing with all the other Norwegian towns in the areas between mountains and sea, it isn’t that uncommon. So what makes this town so special and touristic? The train ride to get there!
Traveling by train is, for me, one of the best ways to travel. The comfort, no traffic jams, and a lot of times passing by gorgeous and remote areas. The Glacier Express was one dream I had for a long time, and at last I had the chance to embrace this adventure through the Swiss… Continue reading Explore the Glacier Express from St. Moritz to Zermatt
Reviewing expenses after a trip is always a good practice. Even if just to have an understanding if we will have to eat noodles the rest of the month… In this article I will detail how much I spent in this trip, so that you can have an idea of how much does it cost… Continue reading How much does it cost to travel in Cuba for two weeks?
The majority of this blog’s readers come from Portugal, therefore this article won’t bring much surprises. Finding lesser known curiosities about Portugal isn’t an easy task, and most likely most of what it is listed below you already know. But who knows if you still can learn something new here?
2020 is a year that will stay in the memory of everyone. A eventful year, unfortunately mostly sad moments, but it is undeniable how memorable this year was for the whole year. But it is almost over, and after the storm comes the calm! And since not everything is bad news, in this retrospective I… Continue reading 2020 – End-of-Year Retrospective and Goals for 2021
Peru is a country that became even more famous since Machu Picchu ruins were elected one of the New 7 Wonders. But even before that, it was already a quite popular destination for this and other wonders of the Inca empire and other civilizations that inhabited that region.
The United Kingdom is a country filled with history and with a huge ethnic and cultural diversity. Not just due to emigration, but also because of the native folks from the four states that constitute the country. The differences are such that each of those states deserve an article for themselves. But since they are… Continue reading Curiosities about the United Kingdom
Those who look for this small country on a map, easily think that a few days would be enough to visit Malta. Yes, it is possible, one can “visit” the country, but certainly won’t have enough time to enjoy it properly. I did that same mistake, thinking that one long weekend would be enough, and… Continue reading What to visit in Malta in 4 days?
When visiting Scotland one must also travel to the country side. Of course there are gorgeous and interesting cities like Edinburgh and Glasgow, but it is in the country side where the Scottish magic lies. One of the most visited points of interests is the Isle of Skye, one of of the largest islands in… Continue reading Isle of Skye, exploring one of Scotland’s Pearls
Dresden is a city I love, I lived there for 11 months while I was in Erasmus. When I decided to move to Dresden I didn’t even had a clue about the city. I simply wanted to live in Germany, without any city in mind. The only research I did before moving there was to… Continue reading What to visit in Dresden? 20 places in the city and surroundings
One of the newest countries in Europe, and also one of the smallest. Montenegro is located in the Balkan Peninsula, touched by the Adriatic Sea. Even though it is a young country, since it’s recent independence, it is a country with a lot of history and some interesting facts. I visited this country in 2015,… Continue reading Curiosities about Montenegro