The 3 Mistakes I Made Visiting Sintra, Portugal

How’s it going? I’m currently hailing from Paraty, two weeks into my travel/exchange life in Brazil, and even though I’m profusely mosquito-bitten, sunburnt and tired, I am happy. It’s a strange feeling, being this happy – while I’m usually not downright miserable anywhere else either, here I find myself to be a lot more relaxed and carefree. It’s truly the backpacking spirit that has taken over me again; it’s a feeling I’ve missed, and one that I’ve welcomed back with an open mind.

I’ll get back to my usual posting schedule when my life settles down a bit after I get to my temporary homebase in Novo Hamburgo and I hope to have loads more content to show you guys. Is there anything special you’d like to read about?

Right now, though, let’s get back to the first pit stop of my trip and to the wonderful world of Sintra. more “The 3 Mistakes I Made Visiting Sintra, Portugal”

70 Pictures to Make you Fall in Love with Portugal

Let me start by saying that Portugal is awesome! Old cities with streets covered in slippery cobblestones, painstakingly steep hills sneaking up to palaces and castles, the bluest January sea… I thought that in two weeks I would have enough time to go through all of Portugal, and even though I have been able to cover most of the highlights, I feel like I’ve only scratched the surface and I’m left wanting more. more “70 Pictures to Make you Fall in Love with Portugal”