Curiosities about Portugal

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?

Curiosities about the United Kingdom

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

Isle of Skye, exploring one of Scotland’s Pearls

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

Curiosities about Montenegro

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

Silfra Fissure, swimming between Tectonic Plates in Iceland

Iceland‘s beauty leaves no one indifferent. The waterfalls, the geysers, volcanos, glaciers and much more. It is a magical country, and it definitely deserves to be visited! One of the places I liked the most was Silfra, a fissure between two tectonic plates where one can dive! Yes, diving between two tectonic places, an incredible… Continue reading Silfra Fissure, swimming between Tectonic Plates in Iceland

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Visiting Hydra, another island near Athens

Another island I’ve visited in Greece! This time it was Hydra‘s turn, a special island where there are no motorized vehicles! Or you cycle (I didn’t see any bikes), or you take a donkey…, or you do like myself, and you walk.

Getting to know a bit of Madeira Island

Visitar as cidades de Machico e Funchal na ilha da Madeira

This was my first time in Madeira Island, and the main reason why I went there was for a wedding of a friend of mine, though, I also had time for some sightseeing obviously. And of course I would have to visit the island’s capital, Funchal, even if just for a few of hours.

10 Tips on How to Prepare a Trip (to the Balkans)

Usually I like to leave my plans open, but in the past I had some not so good experiences. But it is with those experiences that we learn how to avoid the same mistakes to happen again. For this trip, the plan wasn’t for just one country, but for a whole area. A trip of… Continue reading 10 Tips on How to Prepare a Trip (to the Balkans)

Curiosities about Germany

Germany was the first country where I lived abroad, it was an unique experience which I mentioned countless times in this blog. And also one experience that changed me as a person, and contributed deeply to my passion for traveling. I didn’t know much about this country before I moved there, in fact, I haven’t… Continue reading Curiosities about Germany