Belgrade, Serbia

A city that never sleeps, where Sava and Danube rivers meet, capital of the former state of Yugoslavia and the first stop on our Ultimate Balkan Road Trip, Belgrade is indeed a place of great interest that I recommend to Read More …

The Ultimate Balkan Road Trip

On the 24th of May 2017, we departed from Sofia, Bulgaria for what would become our first major road trip. I have decided to name it “The Ultimate Balkan Road Trip”. Five months have passed since then, but it is never Read More …

Sapareva Banya’s Hot Springs

A friend of mine had told me about Sapareva Banya (Сапарева баня), a small town located south from Sofia, where Europe’s hottest geyser is located (103ºC). Throughout the whole winter we had been speaking of visiting this place, but for Read More …

Discovering Pirot and Zavoj Lake

We were visiting Eastern Serbia with a couple of friends. We had spent two nights in Nis, Serbia’s 3rd largest city and we were now just about to discover Pirot, a small city located halfway between Nis and Sofia. Far Read More …

Top 5 Things to do in Nis, Serbia

We had been living in Sofia, Bulgaria for over 8 months when we drove for the first time to Serbia, one of Bulgaria’s neighboring countries. If you had told me back in the beginning of 2016 that I would be Read More …

Snowboarding in Bansko

Bansko is Bulgaria’s number one destination for winter sports enthusiasts. It is located at the foot of the Pirin Mountains, 160km south from the Bulgarian capital Sofia. Home to picturesque streets and meyhane restaurants, it is becoming more and more Read More …

Winter Season 2016/17 in Sofia, Bulgaria

When the first snow of 2016 fell in Sofia I was stuck in Rome. November 28, 2016. That was the date. The flight that was supposed to take me back to Bulgaria had been cancelled due to bad weather conditions. 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 …

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 …

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 …