Sofia

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I’m Sofia, a Portuguese native, who, quit my job, packed 20 kg of my life into a backpack and moved to Australia. I have been fuelled by my new life to experience more adventure rather than settle, pursing even more my desire to travel, explore and being outdoors. This blog aims to inspire, intrigue and encourage readers around the world to travel further, longer and wider and also to share my passion for an outdoor lifestyle.
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5 Things to Do in New South Wales, Australia

New South Wales, commonly abbreviated as NSW, is distinguished by its natural beauty and iconic coastal cities. The latter includes none other than Sydney, where most of the state’s 7.5 million people reside. From dazzling beaches to scenic wineries to outback towns and even rainforests, The Premier State has plenty to offer.  But this is […]

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coshedule

How CoSchedule Rescued Me from Bloggers’ Burnout

If you are a blogger you know how crazy life can be. There’s so many tasks to do, so many things to keep track of and oh! so many social media platforms, SEO considerations, and scheduling tools. Blogging can be daunting and overwhelming. Three years ago I felt it. I was about to give up […]

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the family travel handbook

The Armchair Traveller | Family Travel Handbook

We mentioned travel to anyone and there’s a general excitement in the room… and then we add the word ‘kids’ and a bit a panic is installed.  So many times when we shared with friends and family that we were going overseas, or taking the kids camping or trekking for a couple of days and […]

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Enjoy your Traveller Solo

Tips and tricks to Enjoy your Traveller Solo

Travelling on your own may just turn out to be one of the most incredible and memory-lasting experiences you can embark on. If, for one, most of us are petrified of the idea of grabbing a backpack and face the unknown out there, on the other, what you gain from the experience is a unique […]

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padrao dos descobrimentos

The History behind Padrão dos Descobrimentos|Lisbon

The Padrão dos Descobrimentos, or the Discoveries Monument, that stands today was built in time for the 500-year-anniversary of the death of Portugal’s Prince Henry the Navigator and to symbolize Portugal’s role during the Age of Discoveries. From temporary exhibition display to a modern landmark The Padrão dos Descobrimentos was originally built in 1940, as a […]

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Iceland’s Northern Lights

Ultimate Guide to the Northern Lights in Iceland

The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights is one of many reasons Iceland sees so many visitors year on year. When you see the Northern Lights for the first time, the sky lights up in vibrant bright colours, and you feel spiritual and amazed at the same time. There is nothing quite like it on earth. With this […]

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