New York – advantages of buying or not the NYPass

Happy 4th of July, fellow friends from the US! When I came back from Mexico to Portugal I stayed one week in New York. When I was planning my trip I understood that to visit most of the main attractions I would have to pay a lot, though there are...

Reasons to go to Mérida in exchange

I was in Florence, doing my Erasmus, loving my second year abroad. It was April, which meant the experience was almost over and, though I love Portugal, I really didn't want to go back for two more years of university. One day I arrive home after...

How much does it cost to live in Mérida

I spent five months in Mérida, Yucatán with a scholarship from Santander Ibero American Programs. The scholarship was of 2300€ for the whole semester and it is the same to every destination, independently of the costs of the city or how far away it...

Reasons to go to Florence in Erasmus

I studied architecture in ISCTE-IUL. ISCTE is known as a business and management university and a lot of people are still surprise to find out that you can study architecture in there. You have some advantages, as to work with people from very...

Internet in Japan

Traveling to a country where we can not read a single character and where it is difficult to find a person that speaks English fluently can be a challenge. But nowadays the internet saves us from everything! In order to move from one...

To travel in Japan isn’t as expensive as people may think!

As you know, I'm an apologist for cheap travelling, and when we were booking the trip to Japan, I was reticent about the cost of living in the country, but then a good surprise was revealed. Obviously, there are travel options to all...

How much does it cost to live in Florence

I lived in Florence for 10 months in Erasmus. The scholarships that EU gives do help, but usually they aren't even enough to pay the rent so unfortunately to go in Erasmus isn't still reachable for everyone. I was getting 306€ per month. The...

Reasons to go to Germany in exchange

I went to Germany when I was just 17. I applied to AFS Intercultural Programs, an organization which offers the opportunity to young people from 15 to 18 years old of studying abroad for three, six or ten months. It is all based on volunteering...

Internet in Japan

Traveling to a country where we can not read a single character and where it is difficult to find a person that speaks English fluently can be a challenge. But nowadays the internet saves us from everything! In order to move from one place to another,...

How much does it cost to live in Florence

I lived in Florence for 10 months in Erasmus. The scholarships that EU gives do help, but usually they aren't even enough to pay the rent so unfortunately to go in Erasmus isn't still reachable for everyone. I was getting 306€ per month. The scholarship value is based...

Reasons to go to Florence in Erasmus

I studied architecture in ISCTE-IUL. ISCTE is known as a business and management university and a lot of people are still surprise to find out that you can study architecture in there. You have some advantages, as to work with people from very different fields, but...

Reasons to go to Germany in exchange

I went to Germany when I was just 17. I applied to AFS Intercultural Programs, an organization which offers the opportunity to young people from 15 to 18 years old of studying abroad for three, six or ten months. It is all based on volunteering work, as it is a...

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! 🙂