• Louvre
    Art,  Europe,  Tips,  Travel

    How to visit the Louvre and not lose your mind trying

    The Louvre… the most famous and the biggest museum in the world! Its collections cover thousands of works of art and ancient artifacts from all corners of the planet and from all possible eras. The place has hundreds of square meters, infinite rooms, corridors, stairs, even with a map it´s impossible not to get lost… and all this without taking into consideration the multitude of people that arrive every day, which makes it more difficult to find the place we are looking for! Imagine that on a “normal” day about 35.000 people visit it, sometimes reaching more than 40.000! To be honest, it´s humanly impossible to go around the museum…

  • 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…

  • Italy
    Europe,  Travel

    Italy, I love you

    How not to fall in love with Italy if it has absolutely everything? Mmm I could say it’s in my … Top 5 favorite countries I have ever been to! Many times I’ve been there,  when you feel comfortable in a place no matter how many times you go, how many times you go through the Colosseum, how many times you cross the Ponte Vecchio, it will never stop surprising you. People are so warm and friendly, willing to help every time, although the vast majority don’t speak Spanish (even less English), one way or another they make themselves understood: Italy isn’t only wonderful for its landscapes but also for…