When I was in China working as an English teacher, I decided to cycle around Iran. I finished my contract at the end of November, so I thought I might as well travel to Iran by land. The problem was, I’d be traveling in winter. I’m Portuguese so I knew … more »
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When I decided to cycle alone across Iran I was not an experienced cyclist. I still am not. I’m not particularly fit, I struggle to go up hills, and I’m known for my appalling sense of direction. I suck at fixing punctures. But I’m also very stubborn, and find it … more »
Top tips and advice for packing the ultimate travel backpack, shared by Agness and Cez – eTramping duo. So you’re off on your first around the world adventure – but what do you possibly pack? We’ve asked fellow travel bloggers Agness and Cez of eTramping to share their handy guide for … more »
The best way to travel around New Zealand (NZ) is undoubtedly by embarking on a road trip. But an even better way to discover NZ is by traveling around the country slowly at your own relaxed pace, moving from place to place and taking in the scenery, activities and lifestyle … more »
When I landed in Indonesia, I was amazed by its culture and impatient to discover. That being said, if I had snorkeling on my list, I sure didn’t have diving. Indeed, I am that kind of girl that can barely stand one image of a shark. Anyways, the travels went … more »
I didn’t know much about Myanmar prior to landing in Yangon. That was deliberate; I thought it would be great to spend a month there discovering it fully. I now know that Myanmar is infamous for the military junta that has been running the country since 1962, and famous for … more »
Do you want to travel to Rome just to see the Colosseum, or would you rather experience homemade Italian food with a local family in the city? Would you travel to Thailand so that you can tick a Full Moon Party off your bucket list, when you could be learning … more »
I just spent a month busing and biking down the beautiful country that is Vietnam. During that time I averaged around one bánh mì per day. This little sandwich is one of my favorite foods in the world and I was determined to find the best. From street carts, to … more »
Dreaming about visiting the Philippines sometime soon? Here’s a list of 30 popular Filipino street foods you can enjoy when traveling in the Philippines! 1. Lechon Manok Lechon Manok is the street version of roasted chicken. You can find places selling chicken almost everywhere, and they usually open in … more »
In university, I studied mass communications and cinema. While this degree wouldn’t afford me amazing work opportunities, particularly while in Portugal, the truth is that I got to meet some pretty interesting people during my college days. João Meirinhos is one of those guys. João is a man of many … more »