Bucharest – Little Paris of the East

“Hello Budapest! I mean Bucharest…!” There is a legend that tells Michael Jackson shouted out loud to the crowd these same words quoted above, from the balcony of the Palatul Parlamentului (Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest), the world’s second largest administrative Read More …

2016 Travel Summary

You know, when you promise to yourself that next year is going to be different? That you’ll put a stop to your stagnant life, that you’ll break your routine, and get a new whole life? For several years I also 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 …

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 …

How I Became an Expat in Bulgaria

Life is full of surprises, and you never know what is waiting for you right around the corner. Let me tell you a little bit more about my story, and how I moved from Lisbon, one of the most touristic towns in the world, Read More …