10 Local Tips for Lisbon’s Web Summit 2017

10 Local Tips for Lisbon’s Web Summit 2017

  Over 60,000 people are attending Lisbon’s Web Summit this year, among them, are newcomers, frequent visitors and locals like me. As a Travel Writer, I felt it was my duty to share some of my local tips with all the attendees 🙂 I’ve shared a map at the bottom of the article but if … Continue reading “10 Local Tips for Lisbon’s Web Summit 2017”

An afternoon in Vila Franca de Xira

An afternoon in Vila Franca de Xira

It was a sunny afternoon in Lisbon when I rushed out the door to catch the 2 o’clock train heading to Vila Franca de Xira. A spontaneous decision? Yes. Was it worth it? Most definitely! You know all those quaint places you pass in between road trips and long train rides but you never actually … Continue reading “An afternoon in Vila Franca de Xira”

Surviving without a GPS in the villages of Portugal’s Centro Region

Surviving without a GPS in the villages of Portugal’s Centro Region

I’ve been planning an unplugged weekend for a while and I thought a visit to a few remote villages would be the perfect opportunity to go without internet for a bit. It was easier said than done, while I managed to survive without checking any social media for 48 hours it was getting lost in … Continue reading “Surviving without a GPS in the villages of Portugal’s Centro Region”

An afternoon in Tomar, a Knights Templar city

An afternoon in Tomar, a Knights Templar city

If your foreign friends come to visit you in Lisbon more than once, odds are you are sick of showing them Sintra, BelĂ©m or Cascais. You both want to see something new and exciting, but your bucket lists won’t always match. Too far, too seasidy, too small, too expensive – we were struggling to find … Continue reading “An afternoon in Tomar, a Knights Templar city”

Hidden and not so Hidden Gems around Lisbon

Hidden and not so Hidden Gems around Lisbon

“STOP, you can’t go any further” – I shouted out to my dad before his car almost got stucked in the middle of nowhere. We were struggling to get the car around in a narrow street and at the moment I wished I had never got us into it. My mom was stressing out and … Continue reading “Hidden and not so Hidden Gems around Lisbon”

Around Poland: 5 Cities, a Polish Wedding and a Lost Journal

Around Poland: 5 Cities, a Polish Wedding and a Lost Journal

We had just sat down on our super fast train to Warsaw, the most expensive thing on our trip, when I realized I lost my journal. Countless travel memories are now lost somewhere in Poland… Luckily, I had my best friend by my side to go through all the things we had done during the … Continue reading “Around Poland: 5 Cities, a Polish Wedding and a Lost Journal”

Madrid: When Mr.Serendipity meets Miss Plan Ahead

Madrid: When Mr.Serendipity meets Miss Plan Ahead

There are two types of travellers: the ones that plan everything beforehand and the ones that rather go with the flow. I stand somewhere in the middle. I read about the top places to visit in Madrid and wrote a route of trendy spots to see in the city for work, which is honestly just … Continue reading “Madrid: When Mr.Serendipity meets Miss Plan Ahead”

Weekend Road Trip: ConĂ­mbriga, Bussaco and Arouca

Weekend Road Trip: ConĂ­mbriga, Bussaco and Arouca

Long were the days where roadtrips meant recording cds with playlists – equal to the amount of hours on the road. Staying awake was a struggle, but it was a sign of fortitude! Often, we resorted to little games to make time go by faster, like counting the amount of black cars passing by or … Continue reading “Weekend Road Trip: ConĂ­mbriga, Bussaco and Arouca”