My 2016 travel review

The year started off well with a flight to the Brazilian heat. I headed to Rio de Janeiro with two friends and the week’s plan was: take lots of sun, beach, walking on the boardwalk, eating well, shopping and sightseeing … Continue reading “My 2016 travel review”

Piódão – the “Christmas crib” village

Piódão is part of the historical villages of Portugal. It’s in the municipality of Arganil, district of Coimbra, having about 60 inhabitants. Viewed from afar their homes form the shape of a Christmas crib, which gives it even more charm. … Continue reading “Piódão – the “Christmas crib” village”

Menorca, the pearl of the Balearics

Menorca is the second largest island of the Balearic archipelago. It is located in the Mediterranean Sea and is known for it’s beautiful beaches. It is easily reachable by plane, with direct flights from several cities, like for example: Madrid and … Continue reading “Menorca, the pearl of the Balearics”

Mértola – is much more than “a neighbour” of Spain

Mértola is a village of Baixo Alentejo, district of Beja, which is in the center of the Natural Park of the Guadiana River, which separates Portugal from Spain. Previously called Martulah, on the eleventh and twelfth centuries, when it was … Continue reading “Mértola – is much more than “a neighbour” of Spain”

Angkor Temples? Check!

Siem Reap is one of the largest cities of Cambodia and certainly the most visited by tourists, because it is the closest place of the Angkor temples. Located just over 5 kilometers north of Siem Reap is the area of … Continue reading “Angkor Temples? Check!”

Miguel Fino, the contact to have in Bali

Miguel Fino is 31 years old and is a young entrepreneur who despite having  work in the training area, decided to leave everything and go looking for “more.” He went to Bali in pursuit of this achievement  and we dont … Continue reading “Miguel Fino, the contact to have in Bali”

Mallorca, the big surprise of the Balearics

At an hour and a half by plane from Lisbon, the largest island of the Balearic Islands, was never a destination that attract me. Maybe because when I heard about this island, i associate it to drunk people, to a lot of confusion, … Continue reading “Mallorca, the big surprise of the Balearics”

MEIO: the house that dreams to change tourism in Santarém

The meeting was scheduled a long time ago and at the appointed time there was Isabel, the mentor of MEIO, waiting for me. After 11 years working as a sociologist in health, Isabel pondered and felt it was time to stop … Continue reading “MEIO: the house that dreams to change tourism in Santarém”

ATLANTIS, the resort that challenges your limits

Created by the South African Sol Kerzner, this five star resort was opened in 1998 on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. But do not worry, because if you can not go to the Bahamas, has always another Atlantis in Dubai. … Continue reading “ATLANTIS, the resort that challenges your limits”