Of all the places to immerse yourself in the rich and fascinating country of Vietnam, Hue offers an incredible insight into the country’s history and lifestyle. Hue is reachable via a 2.5 hour train from Da Nang, and offers a fantastic opportunity for travellers to see Vietnam in a different light to many of the […]
I always say it. Travelling to Toledo is to discover a new place every time. It’s to turn right instead of left, to take the path we did not take last time, some years ago already. It is to go down one specific alley instead of the other one, get in a new church and […]
4 places to stop on a road trip in Portugal When you plan a road trip in Portugal, it’ll be hard to find places to stop. That’s not because there are so few, but because there are so many incredible places that you simply won’t want to miss. A visit to Portugal is an opportunity […]
The arrival in Ankara is chaotic, uncontrollable and jam-packed. At first sight the city seems grey but in the afternoon I would realise that not all the city was like that for it had its little well-kept gems.
Cluj and its magic Romania is a very especial country for me, so much that I’ve come back twice since the first time I visited. Especially to Cluj, the old capital of Transylvania, that student city full of life in which I lived for a month and a half and left so many beautiful people behind. […]
Diversity is the first characteristic that comes to my mind when I think of a backpacking destination. Travellers need to see and experiment new places, it’s something implied in our DNA. Well, I believe Colombia is the right country to do so. Landscapes change only by moving between regions, accents emphasise and climate does so too.
Colombians are open and welcoming, a fact that makes foreigners feel at home. From the coast to the jungle, going through its capital, its pueblo will surprise you with a smile, with its kindness and spontaneity.
There’s no denying that travelling is a special experience you’re lucky to have. With that being said, many tourists slip up at least once with extremely common mistakes you can easily avoid. Here are just six of them to look out for.
Ponta Delgada introduces itself as a Portuguese, with its cobble stone streets made of volcanic rock, its Manuelino style churches and its peculiar nostalgia. However, there’s something else that differentiates it from its siblings Lisbon, Porto o Sintra; and that’s its half Latino personality that shows big-headed in the streets.
São Miguel, my first contact with the Azores Islands São Miguel is like that beautiful cousin you see from time to time and suddenly she’s such a grown up. Azores Islands are much more than beaches; in fact they involve cliffs, green landscapes, untouched nature, volcano craters that become idyllic places to dive in, hot springs […]