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“Travel ins’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s ok. The journey changes you – it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body, you take something with you… Hopefully, you leave something good behind.”
                                                                                   -ANTHONY BOURDAIN
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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cristo rei in lisbon

Cristo Rei in Lisbon | Worth a visit?

I lived in Lisbon for 27 years. And in all that time it never crossed my mind to visit Cristo Rei on the other side of town in Almada. It was not until Noah start asking who was the man with wide arms just across the bridge, and why on earth have we never been […]

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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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cuisine mykonos

Experiencing the Cuisine of Mykonos| Greece

A major part of the travel experience is the food. It is quite the adventure to try out the cuisines that are peculiar to certain territories and that have been maintained and passed down through the generations to modern times. Other times, the new take on traditional dishes resulting in completely new and exciting recipes […]

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local eats paris

Local Eats | Paris

A mecca of heavenly pastries, flawless dishes, and an abundance of wine and cheese – Paris reigns supreme on my list of top cities to eat.  Each time, I return to Paris, I discover new dishes to fall in love with, new finds to be tasted and enjoyed during our time in Paris. Here are […]

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