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January 20, 2020

Living in Portugal is great. It really is. All year round. Even in winter, most days are sunny and relatively warm and when they are not, the worst you may get is a few days in a row of rain and strong wind. There is no changing season tires, no cleaning your front doo...

November 22, 2019

Leipzig often stays out of most tourists' radar, but the city has so much to offer to its visitors. Here are five reasons why you should give it a chance

March 4, 2019

Everyone who knows me is aware that my secret getaway spot is a tiny island in the middle of the Atlantic ocean. And even though I'd really love to keep it to myself, it's not really fare, as this place is one of the most unique and beautiful I've ever seen.

Azores isla...

February 6, 2019

January is usually the month we go on a ski trip. As it is my birthday month, I joke that being a January baby, I need to surround myself with snowy, mountain views during this time of the year. And even though last two birthdays I celebrated abroad (Finland & Swi...

December 17, 2018

Because of my extended trip to Australia (I will be starting to write about it soon, I promise), and as we are planning a big girls' trip in April, we kind of had no time to pick and schedule our annual female adventure for 2018. So, when one of my girls invited me to...

November 5, 2018

Our third morning in Malta was rainy and forecast was not really great for the entire day, as well. That's why, as we found out at Cirkewwa port, all day tours and boat rides to Blue Lagoon were cancelled. Which turned out completely into our favour. Our trip from...

October 29, 2018

Malta is the charming country in the Mediterranean that hides treasures at almost every corner. Wether if it's a beach with crystal clear, blue water, lovely architecture or even miracle events, these little islands, located just South of the Italian coast, have it all...

July 6, 2018

A day well spent in sunny Alentejo - the Portuguese region, dressed in lavender and golden fields, medieval castles and the times goes by so slowly...

June 24, 2018

North from Lisbon there are plenty of hidden gems to de discovered. Caves, schist villages, crystal clear rivers and of course, the great wines of Portugal

June 6, 2018

A local's guide to downtown Lisbon's best restaurants & bars. Breakfast, brunch, light lunch, traditional dinner or just a nice spot for scenic drink at "Baixa"

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