6 Months Living in Bulgaria

Exactly six months ago, on the 25th of June I departed from Portugal with no intentions of going back in the near future. With my bags packed and ready to go, my girlfriend and my mom drove me to Lisbon Read More …

Bioparco di Roma in Villa Borghese

The Bioparco di Roma, originally Giardino Zoologico di Roma, was conceived in 1908 and later inaugurated in the year of 1911, and it is located in the gardens of Villa Borghese. However, it hasn’t been called a Bioparco since the Read More …

When In Rome

When in Rome… do as the Romans do. That’s the first expression that comes to my mind when I think about the magnificent capital city of Italy, located halfway between the south and the north of the country. Being one Read More …

Maranhão Dam in Avis, Portugal

There are hundreds of rivers in Portugal and over a hundred dams. Maranhão Dam (in portuguese: Barragem do Maranhão) is just one of the many. Its construction dates back to the 50s and it is located in Avis, Alentejo. It is one Read More …

An Expat Going Home for Vacation

Four months ago I became a Portuguese expat living in Eastern Europe. Last week, I got on a plane back to my hometown, Lisbon, just to say “Hello” to the city I had abandoned, and to visit my beloved family Read More …

12 Hour Layover in Munich

As direct flights from Sofia to Lisbon are almost non-existent, I knew I would have to face a connection on my way to Portugal, but I never thought I would experience such a really long one. 12 hours and 20 Read More …

Bulgarian Winter is Coming

I moved to Bulgaria knowing that the toughest struggle would be facing the weather during the winter, however I never expected to start feeling it in the beginning of October. When I first arrived to Bulgaria in the last week Read More …

Plovdiv – Night of Museums and Galleries

After we had our trip to Ohrid cancelled, we paid a visit to Sofia’s Central Bus Station to choose a new destination. We were already packed and ready for Macedonia and we had three days off, so we had to pick Read More …

Old Greek Man in Kalamariá

I believe I can say I’ve been to many places, I’ve met many people… some that for sure I already forgot, some who are being wiped from my short memory hard disk, and some I will never forget even though it didn’t seem Read More …

Calico Ghost Town

We were crossing the Mojave Desert in California on our way back from Las Vegas, Nevada when we saw a sign with the words “Calico Ghost Town”. It aroused our curiosity and we couldn’t ignore it, we turned right and we Read More …