Maputo by Gonçalo Salgado – Stories from out there #8

Gonçalo is 27 years old, is IT Manager and went to Maputo with his girlfriend, Débora, five years ago. He says he decided to leave Portugal for the professional challenge because in our country, at the technological level, there is very little to...

Rotterdam by Isadora Davide – Stories from out there #9

Isadora is 24 years old and finished this year a master's degree in Interior Architecture at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, Netherlands. She has been living in the Netherlands for almost 3 years, and the reason she decided to go abroad was...

Phnom Pehn by Daniel Ferreira – Stories from out there #2

Daniel is 37 years old and has lived in Phnom Pehn for 3 years, after being there volunteering for six months in 2011, an experience he loved, one of the reasons that made him want to return. He works as a university professor and academic advisor...

Reykjavik by Cátia Santos – Stories from out there #1

Cátia is 26 years old and has lived in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, for six months. She went to this country as a volunteer in the EVS program (European Voluntary Service within the ERASMUS+ Program) as an assistant in the area of...

Patan (Nepal) by Vera Cantante | Stories from out there #12

Vera is an architect, she is 25 years old and lived in Patan, Nepal for 4 months in 2016. Her text is exciting, but nothing better than telling us why she went to this country, which is rarely in the top of destinations to visit from the recurring...

Madrid by Adriana Ravara – Stories from out there #13

Adriana is 23 years old and has been studying in Madrid for 10 months. She didn't go to Madrid to study because she had a special appeal to the city, since she didn't even know it well, but because she found a master's program that she found...

Chicago by Mónica Costa – Stories from out there #7

Mónica is 19 years old, is a cinema student and went to the United States with AFS, still in high school, for 10 months because after the 11th grade she felt she needed to broaden her horizons and live a new experience to learn more about the world...

Accra by Bruno Machado – Stories from out there #3

Bruno is a civil engineer, is 44 years old and he knows me since I was born. He left Portugal 7 years ago due to the economic crisis, even stronger in the building sector, but he is living in Ghana just since last October. Before that he lived in...

New York by Mariana Machado – Stories from out there #4

Mariana is 26 years old and was living in New York for 6 months in 2015 with Inov Contacto program as a Brand Ambassador for a wine distribution company. While she was there I had the opportunity to visit her and she accompanied me through Central...

Aalborg by Mafalda Braga – Stories from out there #10

Mafalda is 23 years old and loves our country more than anything. But she soon realized that the world and the life she wanted included much more than what she had in Lisbon. She always had a dream to travel, to learn different things and,...

Tokyo by Inês Paiva – Stories from out there #6

Inês is 22 years old (almost 23, next Monday), is an architecture student and has been in Tokyo for nine months, through an exchange program with the University of Tokyo, subsidized by the Japanese government to do the last year of the master's....

Ghent by Catarina Brito – Stories from out there #11

Catarina is an architect, and we were classmates for only two years out of the five our course has. This is because I went to Italy in our third year and she went to Ghent, Belgium in the 4th, where she then decided to end the course,...

Cambridge by Inês Nunes – Stories from out there #5

Inês is 24 years old and was in Cambridge a little over a year, between 2015 and 2016, to continue her studies in the field of Arts and to develop her artistic practice in a different, challenging and valuing environment. Meanwhile, she returned to...

Renata Macedo de Sousa; Lisbon, Portugal; 1992.

I am fortunate that my parents have always wanted to show me how much there is outside our doors, either around the corner, or miles away from home! Because of this I developed a curiosity difficult to satisfy, suffering greatly when I spend too much time in the same place! I have visited more than forty countries, lived in Germany, Italy and Mexico, where I met the love of my life! Finally I found my dream job as a flight attendant at TAP and my daily routine is to travel! 🙂