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.

InstaMeets | A complete guide

The first time I mentioned to someone that I was going to an InstaMeet, they looked at me as if I was an ogre. “what the heck is an Instameet?” It’s basically a great way for people within the Instagram community to meet each other in person and take photos together around one spot. We […]

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marques de pombal palace

Marquês de Pombal Palace | InstaMeet Lisboa

InstaMeet. What’s that? It’s basically a great way for people within the Instagram community to meet each other in person and take photos together around one spot – the InstaMeetLisboa are organised by Kate and this time we went to Oeiras to photograph the Marquês de Pombal Palace. It’s very interesting, especially if you are […]

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stay healthy while you travel

How to Maintain Your Wellbeing in a New Climate

Are you thinking of swapping your snow boots for sandals for a quick beach break? Or maybe picking up your ski gear and leaving your swimwear behind for the entire winter season? Either way, a change in weather can often be the reason for travelling somewhere new and it is always helpful to know what […]

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kruger park self drive - elephants

Spotlight on the Kruger Park and Greater Kruger Region

Every year, people from across the world flock to the Kruger National Park to witness the iconic Big 5: lion; elephant; rhino; leopard and buffalo as well as the other magnificent diversity of wildlife. Here are five reasons why the Kruger National Park is incredible and needs to be on your bucket list. 1| It’s […]

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travel on a budget

How To Make Your Dream Holiday More Affordable

Plans to visit your dream holiday location can often be put on hold when you start to add up the costs of travel and saving enough money is difficult when you have financial commitments to prioritise at home. There are some savvy holiday tips however, that can make your dream holiday a reality sooner than […]

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Long Haul Flights: 5 Tips to Ease the Pain

This post was originally posted on the 4th of July 2015 and updated on the 7th of November 2019 You’re going to be jammed into an aluminium tube with 500 strangers, confined to a 76cm x 91cm space for 18 hours. So let’s face it, a long flight is unlikely to be one of the most comfortable […]

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