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

25 incredible places in Ireland to visit and explore

25 locais fantásticos na Irlanda a visitar e a explorar

The Emerald Island, also known as Ireland (or maybe it is the other way around?), which is right next to Great Britain. In this island there are two countries, the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom. It is a gorgeous island with loads breathtaking places, and with a… Continue reading 25 incredible places in Ireland to visit and explore

Derry/Londonderry, a city divided between two countries

Recently I visited a city in the north of Ireland, Derry, and I noticed that there are still a lot of confusion between the “Irelands”. The confusion has some reason to be, after all there are three Irelands. And with that, people get quite confused between them. Yes, three! Not one, not two, but three!… Continue reading Derry/Londonderry, a city divided between two countries

Getting to know Edinburgh, the Athens of the North

An adventure doesn’t have to be epic to be enjoyed, it doesn’t have to last for several months to have memorable stories to tell, and it doesn’t have to be shared with an old friend to feel absolutely comfortable. This trip to Scotland was one hell of a trip, filled with moments to remember and to try… Continue reading Getting to know Edinburgh, the Athens of the North

Review of the hostels and B&B where I’ve stayed in Scotland

Once upon a time I used to surf couches, but now it seems like just another fairy tale… I still love the concept though, but nowadays I am more into hostels. Those times when I was hooked to couchsurfing, the main reason was the experience and contact I had with the hosts, never for the fact that… Continue reading Review of the hostels and B&B where I’ve stayed in Scotland

5 Epic Railway Routes in Europe

Some of the most famous railway routes cross entire continents, and for the majority of us time to enjoy properly such an epic trip isn’t easy to have. It isn’t easy to take a full month for holidays, and even though one only needs 7 days to cross Siberia, to enjoy it properly it’s better to take a few… Continue reading 5 Epic Railway Routes in Europe