17/09/17 Around Lisbon # , , ,

Coming across Portuguese local treasures – Alcochete

Coming across Portuguese local treasures – Alcochete

Few are the places in and around Lisbon that are off the tourist eye. Yet, we are lucky to come across such local treasures every now and then. This time is all about Alcochete, a small town overlooking Tagus river and where you can have one of the best views of Portugal’s two iconic bridges. Our scenario. Continue reading

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27/07/17 Around the world , Paris # , , , , , , , ,

Bits of Paris in the springtime

Bits of Paris in the springtime

In one of those je-ne-sais-quois moments we find ourselves nostalgically craving for Paris. It’s like missing chocolate or…or being homesick. Instead of trying to find the right words, we went to Paris in the springtime and fell in love with the city of lights again.

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16/05/17 Cuba , Trinidad # , , , , , , , , , ,

Our oasis in Trinidad or how we fell in love with Cuba

Our oasis in Trinidad or how we fell in love with Cuba

It strikes me how hard it is to write about the places you love the most, like this oasis in Trinidad we are about to reveal. There’s an entire philosophy behind this thought. Somehow it all boils down to the people we meet in these places and their kindness…We came to the conclusions that they are our heroes.

After one one week of exploring one place after the other, jumping in taxis colectivos, traveling hours on uncomfortable buses, Trinidad was the promise of five quiet days. We knew it would be quiet because the description and all the reviews of the Casa Villa Hermosa we’d booked on AirBnb said so. Located right across the street from the sea, with spectacular views to the mountains, one bike ride away from the beaches, and five minutes taxi ride from Trinidad.

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31/03/17 Around Lisbon # , , , , , , , ,

Find your perfect city to live in (choose Lisbon)

Find your perfect city to live in (choose Lisbon)

Not so long ago someone asked on Trippy.com about the best city to live in covering the following attributes:

  • Diverse
  • Good public transit
  • Walkable
  • Clean
  • Artsy
  • Good Food

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