Natural pools of Porto Moniz (Madeira)

Natural pools of Porto Moniz (Madeira)

After a fabulous and windy sunrise at the highest point in Madeira, Pico Ruivo, we continued on to Porto Moniz, in the northwest of the island, to spend the day in its famous natural pools. There are two areas of pools: the old ones, with free access, with a more...
Sunrise at Pico Ruivo (Madeira)

Sunrise at Pico Ruivo (Madeira)

I was absent here for two months and one of the reasons is obviously the lack of travels! With all this coronavirus situation, my situation at TAP is suspended and the usual weekly trips have stopped happening. In the last few days I was urging to start creating...
Exploring the Ways to Santiago

Exploring the Ways to Santiago

Three years ago my mother walked the Portuguese Way of Santiago, from Porto, and since then she has wanted to do one Jacob’s Way again. There are many Ways, the most famous being the French one, partly because almost all the Ways coming from the south of Spain...
Islas Cíes, an unknown paradise in Galicia

Islas Cíes, an unknown paradise in Galicia

I have been “missing” … In the last month I have not posted anything because I finally managed to return from Mexico, after more than three months closed at home without Iberia offering me a solution to return to Portugal. After a long flight to...
Golden Circle, Iceland

Golden Circle, Iceland

In the first week of October 2016, I went to Iceland for a week, as part of an AFS event, the Chapter Exchange, which brought together ten volunteers from each country – Germany, Slovakia, Iceland and Portugal – to discuss Europe’s multiculturalism, namely the...
7 days in Sicily

7 days in Sicily

When I was in Florence in Erasmus most of my friends were actually from Sicily. So Maria, my flatmate, and I, decided we should fly there during our Easter Holidays and visit the island. We stayed two days in Palermo, took a bus to Taormina where we stayed one and a...
Barcelona – from Gaudi to Mies van der Rohe

Barcelona – from Gaudi to Mies van der Rohe

The first time I went to Barcelona was in 2011, in my first year of architecture. At the time, I visited Gaudí’s best-known works: The Sagrada Familia, in eternal construction, the wonderful Park Güell (which meanwhile has an entrance fee if you go there between...
Birthday at Disneyland Paris

Birthday at Disneyland Paris

For Jorge’s 30th birthday we wanted to do something special! He had already told me that he wanted to go to Disney so we thought it would be the perfect plan! I did an extensive research both to spend one or several days in the parks, including or not a Disney hotel,...
Izmailovo Market, Moscow Metro and Red Square

Izmailovo Market, Moscow Metro and Red Square

Finally, after a year and seven months of TAP, I had a layover in Moscow – and what a layover, two and a half days in the Russian capital! The first afternoon I decided to go to Izmailovo Market, a place on the outskirts of the city where many colleagues often...
Fanal, Madeira – from foggy to golden hour

Fanal, Madeira – from foggy to golden hour

I have been to Madeira many times, but the three great trips I made and that I love the most are March 2017, when I was going to take Jorge for the first time to visit this wonderful island but then he could not come for work reasons. last February that resulted in...