Discovering Lanzarote

Lanzarote is a Spanish island created by vulcano eruptions. It is part of the Canary islands, the most easterly and the 4th largest island of the group with a population of approximately 150,000 people.  We spent 4 full days in the…

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A weekend between Valladolid & Tordesillas

Valladolid and Tordesillas are part of the Castilla & León region in northwest Spain. It is located 2 hours by car from Madrid but you can also use the train which is actually quicker (1 hour from Madrid Chamartín sation).…

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Hiking in Sao Jacinto, Portugal

When it’s not raining, winter in Portugal is generally great. Temperatures are relatively high, specially when compared with central and north European countries. And when it’s like that, it’s a good day to walk! This time we chose Sao Jacinto…

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A weekend at Kruger Park

During our stay in Mozambique in November 2016 (most of the time working) we spent an entire weekend at the Kruger Park in South Africa. We drove from Maputo (Mozambique’s capital) to Nelspruit on a Friday after lunch – approximately…

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10 places you can’t miss in Lisbon

Lisbon in Portugal is the city where we lived for more years. So we’ve decided to make a list with the 10 places you can’t miss if you are planning to visit this amazing city (in no particular order). #1:…

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10 things we will miss in Ireland

Today is our last day in Ireland. Tomorrow we will be flying to Portugal where we will stay for around 3 weeks before flying to Brazil, where we will start our journey across South America. We lived in Ireland for…

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Lisbon, the place I call home

Lisbon is the place I call home. The place where I can get lost and find myself simultaneously, surrounded by contrasting faces and stunning views. For me Lisbon puts together a mix of things I love: history, people, sea, food…

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Discovering Ireland: West Coast

While living in Ireland (2014/15) we did some weekend trips to the west coast of the island. And this is definitely the typical Ireland you see on movies: green mountains, glorious landscapes, dramatic coastlines with amazing beaches, charismatic towns and pretty…

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7 places we love in Algarve, Portugal

Algarve is one of the most visited regions in Portugal. It was the origin of many voyages during the Age of Discovery and from where Gil Eanes in 1434 become the first to round Cape Bojador off northwest Africa, then…

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Discovering Spain: Madrid

We lived in Madrid for almost 2 years, from the beginning of 2013 until the end of 2014, and I believe no city is more alive than this one (at least of the cities I visited so far). Madrid is the…

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