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...
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...
10 things to do in Oaxaca, Mexico

10 things to do in Oaxaca, Mexico

When I say that I lived in Mexico, I say that I lived in Mérida, but in fact I have spent as much time in the state of Oaxaca as in Mérida. As my husband comes from its capital, Oaxaca de Juárez, whenever we go to Mexico, we go to Oaxaca to visit the family. The state...
Discovering Yucatán (Mexico)

Discovering Yucatán (Mexico)

The Yucatan peninsula is one of the most impressive places I have ever visited! I lived in its capital, Mérida, for a semester, and this city is a great starting point to visit several other places of this beautiful state, since it is in a very central position in...
5 days in Mexico City

5 days in Mexico City

Mexico City, capital of the country that was named after the tribe that lived here, the Aztecs, who called themselves Mexicas. Mexico City, the third largest city in the world, with more than 20 million inhabitants. Mexico City, land of chilangos, city of contrasts,...
What to do in Maputo

What to do in Maputo

Mozambique’s last post, the post about Maputo, the capital. On this trip Maputo was like a place of passage, first on the way to Pemba, then between Ilha de Moçambique and Kruger, with the arrival of Clara, and finally a few days before returning to Lisbon. We...
Madeira – 5 days, 5 hikes

Madeira – 5 days, 5 hikes

I had three weeks of holidays (all from last year, since I started working for TAP) and little money in my pocket. So I decided to go to Madeira for five days – TAP offers us domestic flights, so everyone can go home, and I stayed with my great friend Soraia. I have...