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10 MUST DO'S IN PARIS

On the blog series 10 Must do's in... after Marrakech, Barcelona, Dresden, Berlin, and Havana, I couldn't not just include Paris. I know, I know, there are endless blog posts on the web where you can read about the innumerous things you can do in P...

14 THINGS I LOVED AND HATED ABOUT MOROCCO

I like to see the best in people, and in places. No matter where I'm going, I'm always excited about it, and full of positive expectations. Every place has its ups and downs, pros and cons, and previous to my recent trip to Morocco, my research pre...

20 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE MOVING TO MUNICH

There are far way more than 20 things you should know before moving to Munich, but this little list will certainly give you an idea of how is life in the capital of Bavaria. From practical to cultural, I tried to put together the most useful inform...

5 REASONS DO GET THE MADRID CARD

Since I first used one, I always thought that city cards are a great way of enjoying the attractions of a place, and at the same time save money. I bought city cards during many of my trips, in some of them they were VERY useful, in others I didn't...

7 THINGS ABOUT LIVING IN GERMANY THAT DRIVE ME CRAZY

Trust me, I love Germany. It is one of the places I have never expected to settle down in my life, and still, it proved to be the perfect one for me. It might be that being married to a German helped me get almost immediately integrated, or it migh...

8 AMAZING SPOTS TO VIEW PARIS FROM ABOVE

Whether you hate or love Paris, let's agree on one thing: the city of love is gorgeous. On photos, in person, by the Seine, on the streets, on the parks, and of course, from above, the French capital will at least once in your lifetime take your br...

9 REASONS WHY I HATED LIVING IN GENEVA

Exactly 4 years ago I was making a big change in my life by moving from Brazil to Switzerland - with my traveling dog, Enzzo - to begin my Master degree in International Relations. I know that I don't often mention the part of my life which I lived...

A 14-DAY ITINERARY AROUND CUBA

That I am a crazy planner and big fan of creating itineraries is no secret, but when I got the task of planning our so awaited trip to Cuba, I found myself in the nightmare of any planner: lack of information. It's true, there are travel guides abo...

A day in Salzburg

This small Austrian town is often part of most European itineraries. Salzburg is not only charming and medieval, but simply stunning and enchanting, apart from being the hometown of the famous 18th century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Not far fr...

A SECOND CHANCE IN LJUBLJANA

The first time I “visited” Ljubljana was in August 2021, on my way from Munich to a last minute and unplanned trip to Croatia. I did not check the weather, nor chose the hotel carefully as I normally do, so of course it wasn't a surprise that it ...

A SMALL PARADISE IN CROATIA: BASKA, KRK ISLAND

When you arrive in Baska you will be amazed by its landscape: the city lies between the mountains and the Adriatic Sea. Calm waters and pebble beaches make up the scenery of one of Croatia's most beautiful beaches. The waters ranging from turquoise t...

AN INSIDER'S GUIDE TO MUNICH

After over 5 years living and discovering the corners of Munich, it was about time I created a real guide for the city I chose to be my home. Since I started the blog in April 2021, I have been sharing a lot about living in Germany and Munich, I've...

BRAC ISLAND FOR FIRST-TIMERS

Located less than 1 hour by boat from Split, this Croatian island was on my bucket list ever since I saw a picture of its so famous beach, Zlatni Rat. When the opportunity to include the island in our Croatian itinerary appeared, I knew it was time...

COPENHAGEN FROM ABOVE

Even though I am afraid of heights, somehow I always try to see a city from above; it gives me an overview of how it looks like from this angle. So, every time I visit a place I look for a nice view, I recently did the same with the beautiful Copen...

DIVING IN EGYPT FOR FIRST-TIMERS

How great it is to know well your diving destination? Insider tips, what's best to do and what you should avoid, the rules, the costs and even the best time to go. Even doing so much research previous to my first time diving in Egypt, I didn't find...

ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR ROAD TRIPPING EUROPE

Taking a road trip is one of the most exciting things for me; it is my favorite way of traveling. Why? Because there is no luggage weight limit, no securities check in which you have to take shoes and everything else needed off, I can take my dog w...

ISTANBUL IN A SHORT TIME

Previous to my recent and first trip to Istanbul I heard and read a lot about the city, made some research as I always do, and of course, a list with must do's too. I was already aware that 2 nights and 3 days would never be enough to cover everythin...

MUNICH LIKE A LOCAL

There is no better way to experience a city than by joining the locals. It helps you to see the place from another perspective, it allows you to discover it in a different way, and it puts you in touch with the local culture, giving you an idea of ...

NUREMBERG'S CHRISTMAS MARKET

Dated all the way back to the 16th century, the Nuremberg's Christmas Market, or the Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt, is one of the oldest in Germany. During the World War II the event didn't happen, being re established only in 1948 as the old town...

OUR 12-DAY GREECE ITINERARY

Greece has been on my wish list for a long while. Each year W and I hoped to go and even created different itineraries for our 'almost trips', but every time something would come up and we had to cancel our plans. Recently, this very special item w...

PRACTICAL TIPS FOR VISITING THE ACROPOLIS

An acropolis is as settlement or citadel, where in Greek akron means "highest point, extremity" and polis means "city". In Greece, there are more than one Acropolis, but whenever the name is mentioned, there is only one that can be, the Acropolis o...

REASONS TO VISIT AND RETURN TO CROATIA

On my first visit to Croatia I had no specific reasons in my mind to go there. I didn't Google 'reasons to visit Croatia', the sea was already enough for me to go there. Though, after my second visit I realized that the sea wasn't the only reason o...

Top 5 Off the Beaten Destinations to Visit in Japan

Japan is one of the hottest travel destinations in Asia which attracts millions of tourists from all over the world. The country is well known for its breathtaking landscape, ancient landmarks and scrumptious food. Whenever we think of Japan, the f...

TOP 8 THINGS TO DO IN KARLOVY VARY

Karlovy Vary, also called Carlsbad, for those who never heard of, is a small town in the Bohemian region of Czech Republic, located not far from the German border. If that still doesn't say much about the place, well, maybe thermal waters, the movi...

TRIP FAIL: MILAN

Not every trip is successful, even if you are a travel blogger, and have planned more trips than you can count. The chances of having a trip fail is higher than you think, and while they count as big disappointments, they may also become a funny st...