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VIETNAM AND LAOS
2015

In May 2015, I went on my first solo trip to Vietnam and Laos. This trip ended up completely changing my life and my priorities.

Back to Asia!

July 31st, 2015: The beginning of a new chapter in my life. I chose happiness instead of stability. Change instead of…

Chiang Mai, Thailand | Travel Guide

Chiang Mai is the second largest city in Thailand, after Bangkok, and one of its most interesting destinations, mainly for its…

Crossing the land border from Thailand to Myanmar

Crossing the land border from Thailand to Myanmar If you’re travelling for a longer period of time, on a budget, if you…

Travel Insurance | Benefits, Coverage and Quotes

Travel Insurance I have to confess that I used to ignore the need for a Travel Insurance for quite a while….

Myanmar | Travel Guide

Myanmar | Travel Guide After years of closed doors to tourism, Myanmar (former Burma) is nowadays a country with (semi) open doors….

Things to do in Yangon, Myanmar

Things to do in Yangon Yangon, Myanmar’s ex-capital, is an intense, interesting and surprising city. From 2500 year old Pagodas, amazing…

Accommodation in Yangon | Where to stay

Accommodation in Yangon | Where to stay Whoever is used to travelling through Southeast Asia, will immediately notice that the prices…

Yangon, Myanmar | Travel Guide

Yangon, Myanmar | Travel Guide Yangon is the most frequent entry door to Myanmar and as such, the first destination to be…

How to book cheap flights | Travel tips

How to book cheap flights Once the destination is chosen, the next step that officializes the trip consists in booking flights, and…

Travel Stories | The unforgettable Inle Lake

The unforgettable Inle Lake After 3 days in Mandalay it was time to move on to my next destination in Myanmar: Inle…

Travel Itinerary | Malaysia and Indonesia – 3 weeks

Travel Itinerary | Malaysia and Indonesia – 3 weeks In August 2015 I picked up my backpack and embarked on a…

Budget for a trip to Myanmar

Budget for a trip to Myanmar Myanmar, ex Burma, is an amazing and charming country. It’s inhabitants’ natural curiosity and the…

How and where to book accommodation

How and where to book accommodation While planning a trip, the question of how and where to book accommodation comes up. We’re…

What not to do when travelling in 14 different countries

What not to do when travelling in 14 different countries While planning a trip you think about what destinations to go…

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Travel Guide

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Travel Guide Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is a city full of contrasts….

What to do in Krakow. Nine must-see places.

Krakow was my second destination during the 1 week trip I made to Poland in October. Poland’s second largest city is…

Six things you should know before visiting Poland

In October 2018 I visited Poland for the very first time. With no expectations, I ended up coming back home delighted…

Cerdeira. A haven of art and tranquility in the heart of Serra da Lousã

Cerdeira. A haven of art and tranquility in the heart of Serra da Lousã Discovering a new destination or place in…

Vietnam | Travel Guide with Practical Info

Vietnam | Travel Guide with Practical Info Vietnam, once occupied by China, France and invaded by a variety of other countries…

Philipinnes | Travel Itinerary (2 weeks)

In March 2018 I spent 2 weeks (about 14 days) traveling solo in the Philippines. Although I had already traveled through…

Sri Lanka | Travel Guide

Sri Lanka is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating countries I have ever visited. In the land of tea and spices,…

São Tomé and Principe | Travel Guide

São Tomé and Príncipe rocked my world, for so many reasons that I’m not even sure if I can list all…

Bangkok, Thailand | Travel Guide

Bangkok, Thailand | Travel Guide Bangkok is a city of intense emotions. Whoever visits it comes back home with the certainty…

Copenhagen Travel Guide | Practical travel information

In 2018, I returned to Northern Europe, this time to Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. The “happiest city of the world”…

Peru Travel Guide | Practical Travel Information

Peru was one of the countries that surprised me the most up until now and it was where I lived some…

Sri Lanka | Travel Itinerary (3 weeks)

In November 2016 I spent about 20 days traveling through Sri Lanka. These 3 weeks gave me the opportunity to discover…

What to do in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is the second largest city in Thailand and the cultural hub of the country. It is not difficult to…

Where to stay in Chiang Mai’s Old Town

If there’s something that is not lacking in Chiang Mai are accommodation options for all tastes and budgets. In the historic…

How to get around Chiang Mai on public transports

It ‘s actually quite easy getting around Chiang Mai and although there are no public buses or metro, there are several…

How to get to Chiang Mai from Bangkok

Chiang Mai is one of the destinations that follows Bangkok in any travel itinerary through Thailand, and is located about 800…

SINGAPORE, MALAYSIA AND INDONESIA
2015

In August 2015, right after quiting my 4 year old corporate job, I embarked in what would be my second solo trip and the beginning of a brand new life for me. Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia were part of the itinerary and, once again, it was an amazing experience.

Back to Asia!

July 31st, 2015: The beginning of a new chapter in my life. I chose happiness instead of stability. Change instead of…

Chiang Mai, Thailand | Travel Guide

Chiang Mai is the second largest city in Thailand, after Bangkok, and one of its most interesting destinations, mainly for its…

Crossing the land border from Thailand to Myanmar

Crossing the land border from Thailand to Myanmar If you’re travelling for a longer period of time, on a budget, if you…

Travel Insurance | Benefits, Coverage and Quotes

Travel Insurance I have to confess that I used to ignore the need for a Travel Insurance for quite a while….

Myanmar | Travel Guide

Myanmar | Travel Guide After years of closed doors to tourism, Myanmar (former Burma) is nowadays a country with (semi) open doors….

Things to do in Yangon, Myanmar

Things to do in Yangon Yangon, Myanmar’s ex-capital, is an intense, interesting and surprising city. From 2500 year old Pagodas, amazing…

Accommodation in Yangon | Where to stay

Accommodation in Yangon | Where to stay Whoever is used to travelling through Southeast Asia, will immediately notice that the prices…

Yangon, Myanmar | Travel Guide

Yangon, Myanmar | Travel Guide Yangon is the most frequent entry door to Myanmar and as such, the first destination to be…

How to book cheap flights | Travel tips

How to book cheap flights Once the destination is chosen, the next step that officializes the trip consists in booking flights, and…

Travel Stories | The unforgettable Inle Lake

The unforgettable Inle Lake After 3 days in Mandalay it was time to move on to my next destination in Myanmar: Inle…

Travel Itinerary | Malaysia and Indonesia – 3 weeks

Travel Itinerary | Malaysia and Indonesia – 3 weeks In August 2015 I picked up my backpack and embarked on a…

Budget for a trip to Myanmar

Budget for a trip to Myanmar Myanmar, ex Burma, is an amazing and charming country. It’s inhabitants’ natural curiosity and the…

How and where to book accommodation

How and where to book accommodation While planning a trip, the question of how and where to book accommodation comes up. We’re…

What not to do when travelling in 14 different countries

What not to do when travelling in 14 different countries While planning a trip you think about what destinations to go…

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Travel Guide

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Travel Guide Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is a city full of contrasts….

What to do in Krakow. Nine must-see places.

Krakow was my second destination during the 1 week trip I made to Poland in October. Poland’s second largest city is…

Six things you should know before visiting Poland

In October 2018 I visited Poland for the very first time. With no expectations, I ended up coming back home delighted…

Cerdeira. A haven of art and tranquility in the heart of Serra da Lousã

Cerdeira. A haven of art and tranquility in the heart of Serra da Lousã Discovering a new destination or place in…

Vietnam | Travel Guide with Practical Info

Vietnam | Travel Guide with Practical Info Vietnam, once occupied by China, France and invaded by a variety of other countries…

Philipinnes | Travel Itinerary (2 weeks)

In March 2018 I spent 2 weeks (about 14 days) traveling solo in the Philippines. Although I had already traveled through…

Sri Lanka | Travel Guide

Sri Lanka is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating countries I have ever visited. In the land of tea and spices,…

São Tomé and Principe | Travel Guide

São Tomé and Príncipe rocked my world, for so many reasons that I’m not even sure if I can list all…

Bangkok, Thailand | Travel Guide

Bangkok, Thailand | Travel Guide Bangkok is a city of intense emotions. Whoever visits it comes back home with the certainty…

Copenhagen Travel Guide | Practical travel information

In 2018, I returned to Northern Europe, this time to Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. The “happiest city of the world”…

Peru Travel Guide | Practical Travel Information

Peru was one of the countries that surprised me the most up until now and it was where I lived some…

Sri Lanka | Travel Itinerary (3 weeks)

In November 2016 I spent about 20 days traveling through Sri Lanka. These 3 weeks gave me the opportunity to discover…

What to do in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is the second largest city in Thailand and the cultural hub of the country. It is not difficult to…

Where to stay in Chiang Mai’s Old Town

If there’s something that is not lacking in Chiang Mai are accommodation options for all tastes and budgets. In the historic…

How to get around Chiang Mai on public transports

It ‘s actually quite easy getting around Chiang Mai and although there are no public buses or metro, there are several…

How to get to Chiang Mai from Bangkok

Chiang Mai is one of the destinations that follows Bangkok in any travel itinerary through Thailand, and is located about 800…

3 MONTHS - SOUTHEAST ASIA
2016

In March 2016, I departed from Lisbon headed to Bangkok for a 3 month adventure through Southeast Asia. Another memorable experience that just made me more sure of the path I want my life to follow.

Back to Asia!

July 31st, 2015: The beginning of a new chapter in my life. I chose happiness instead of stability. Change instead of…

Chiang Mai, Thailand | Travel Guide

Chiang Mai is the second largest city in Thailand, after Bangkok, and one of its most interesting destinations, mainly for its…

Crossing the land border from Thailand to Myanmar

Crossing the land border from Thailand to Myanmar If you’re travelling for a longer period of time, on a budget, if you…

Travel Insurance | Benefits, Coverage and Quotes

Travel Insurance I have to confess that I used to ignore the need for a Travel Insurance for quite a while….

Myanmar | Travel Guide

Myanmar | Travel Guide After years of closed doors to tourism, Myanmar (former Burma) is nowadays a country with (semi) open doors….

Things to do in Yangon, Myanmar

Things to do in Yangon Yangon, Myanmar’s ex-capital, is an intense, interesting and surprising city. From 2500 year old Pagodas, amazing…

Accommodation in Yangon | Where to stay

Accommodation in Yangon | Where to stay Whoever is used to travelling through Southeast Asia, will immediately notice that the prices…

Yangon, Myanmar | Travel Guide

Yangon, Myanmar | Travel Guide Yangon is the most frequent entry door to Myanmar and as such, the first destination to be…

How to book cheap flights | Travel tips

How to book cheap flights Once the destination is chosen, the next step that officializes the trip consists in booking flights, and…

Travel Stories | The unforgettable Inle Lake

The unforgettable Inle Lake After 3 days in Mandalay it was time to move on to my next destination in Myanmar: Inle…

Travel Itinerary | Malaysia and Indonesia – 3 weeks

Travel Itinerary | Malaysia and Indonesia – 3 weeks In August 2015 I picked up my backpack and embarked on a…

Budget for a trip to Myanmar

Budget for a trip to Myanmar Myanmar, ex Burma, is an amazing and charming country. It’s inhabitants’ natural curiosity and the…

How and where to book accommodation

How and where to book accommodation While planning a trip, the question of how and where to book accommodation comes up. We’re…

What not to do when travelling in 14 different countries

What not to do when travelling in 14 different countries While planning a trip you think about what destinations to go…

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Travel Guide

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Travel Guide Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is a city full of contrasts….

What to do in Krakow. Nine must-see places.

Krakow was my second destination during the 1 week trip I made to Poland in October. Poland’s second largest city is…

Six things you should know before visiting Poland

In October 2018 I visited Poland for the very first time. With no expectations, I ended up coming back home delighted…

Cerdeira. A haven of art and tranquility in the heart of Serra da Lousã

Cerdeira. A haven of art and tranquility in the heart of Serra da Lousã Discovering a new destination or place in…

Vietnam | Travel Guide with Practical Info

Vietnam | Travel Guide with Practical Info Vietnam, once occupied by China, France and invaded by a variety of other countries…

Philipinnes | Travel Itinerary (2 weeks)

In March 2018 I spent 2 weeks (about 14 days) traveling solo in the Philippines. Although I had already traveled through…

Sri Lanka | Travel Guide

Sri Lanka is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating countries I have ever visited. In the land of tea and spices,…

São Tomé and Principe | Travel Guide

São Tomé and Príncipe rocked my world, for so many reasons that I’m not even sure if I can list all…

Bangkok, Thailand | Travel Guide

Bangkok, Thailand | Travel Guide Bangkok is a city of intense emotions. Whoever visits it comes back home with the certainty…

Copenhagen Travel Guide | Practical travel information

In 2018, I returned to Northern Europe, this time to Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. The “happiest city of the world”…

Peru Travel Guide | Practical Travel Information

Peru was one of the countries that surprised me the most up until now and it was where I lived some…

Sri Lanka | Travel Itinerary (3 weeks)

In November 2016 I spent about 20 days traveling through Sri Lanka. These 3 weeks gave me the opportunity to discover…

What to do in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is the second largest city in Thailand and the cultural hub of the country. It is not difficult to…

Where to stay in Chiang Mai’s Old Town

If there’s something that is not lacking in Chiang Mai are accommodation options for all tastes and budgets. In the historic…

How to get around Chiang Mai on public transports

It ‘s actually quite easy getting around Chiang Mai and although there are no public buses or metro, there are several…

How to get to Chiang Mai from Bangkok

Chiang Mai is one of the destinations that follows Bangkok in any travel itinerary through Thailand, and is located about 800…