America,  Travel,  USA

    Around USA

    USA is a huuuuge country! With so many things to do… the list just never ends, I cannot tell you the many times I have visited the country and never stop visiting incredible new places. There are affordable prices in most destinations plus the convenience of being able to rent a good car and drive at your own pace and the variety of gastronomic offers at good prices make this country a great attraction for tourism. Why do I say affordable prices “in general”? Cities such as New York where´s even difficult to find accommodation at reasonable (not even budget) fares! A hotel that maybe in Orlando we pay 50 USD per night, in NY, I…

  • Portugal
    Europe,  Travel

    Visiting Portugal

    Portugal is still off the “mainstream touristic route” but gaining popularity year after year, its paradisiacal beaches, picturesque cities and the tempting prices (for how long?) make travelers choose this country as a new destination. And after doing some research and getting inspiration it was impossible not to add it to my itinerary! As tiny as you may see it, Portugal has an immensity of landscapes to offer… from immense white sand beaches and its crystalline green waters, mountains, ancient castles, impeccable monuments and not to mention their delicious “Pasteis de nata”: cannot leave the country without trying them! Although the country is well connected by public transport I believe…

  • Lisbon
    Europe,  Travel

    Through the neighborhoods of Lisbon

    I´ve already talked about the beautiful southern beaches, now it’s time to get to the Portuguese Capital City: It´s simply… a city to fall in love instantly! Don´t ask why! Lisbon doesn’t have the charm of Paris or “out-of-this-world” main attractions like The Colosseum in Rome, The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona or the Parthenon in Athens… but it does have those characteristic tile facades with a thousand colors, its viewpoints which always facing Tajo river, picturesque streets decorated with graffiti and colorful garlands and even “that” bohemian air around the city. If you are looking for a city that catches you, with good weather, excellent food and affordable prices, it´s…