Traveling from Helsinki to Stockholm was way more tiring than expected. Even though flights between the capitals of Finland and Sweden take less than one hour, we arrived in Stockholm to (yet another) disaster Airbnb. We haven’t been very lucky with this platform lately, that is for sure. This time, … more »
Welcome to “the old continent”!
With its imposing buildings, cities full of history, traditions that infuse a little bit of all the cultures that have come and gone… We want to find out the differences between countries that are similar on the surface but have a lot of personality in the little details.
Click on the name of the country you want to explore with us or browse all the Europe related travel stories below.
Helsinki might not be an obvious destination for those who work online. It’s not as affordable as other digital nomad hot spots in Vietnam or Thailand. It doesn’t have the exotic appeal of Bali. Nor the all year round moderate weather that seduces remote workers to Lisbon. The city vibes … more »
As the number of tourists coming to Portugal increases, I have been able to observe certain tendencies. Lisbon, like a good representation of Portugal as a whole, is a city known for its immense number of cafés and pastelarias (literally, pastry shops). Coffee breaks and sweet bites are a part … more »
As an EU and non-EU couple, the UK referendum was a huge source of stress for us. The UK government, in exchange for a remain vote had negotiated a watering down of family rights across the entire European Union. Now that the UK has voted to leave, those rules will … more »
We’ve been using AirBNB for almost 5 years now. In these five years, we’ve had some good experiences and some bad. However, every good experience we’ve had has been because we are always very careful with where we choose to stay. We only look for hosts with good reviews, great … more »
I am happy to share with you Lisbon in 100 Bites – The Ultimate Lisbon Food Guide! As a Portuguese traveler and foodie, I would like to guide you and your taste buds, during your upcoming trip to Portugal. Lisbon in 100 Bites is not a listing of “where to … more »
Food in Portugal is a serious affair. While the world may be busy discussing what historical landmarks deserve to be among the 7 Wonders of the World, my country keeps itself busy highlighting the 7 Wonders of Portuguese Gastronomy. For a tiny country, Portugal seems to be very particular about … more »
We spent a month in Istanbul back in September 2015. Walking around the narrow winding streets of this city we experienced a lot of the local culture and cuisine. The people of Istanbul are warm, welcoming, and willing to share a cup of tea (çay, pronounced Chai) at any time … more »
Lisbon is one of the best European capitals for Digital Nomads looking to get some work done. Sure, the city offers a lot of distractions, but it also welcomes those whose budget might be tighter, in a pretty comfortable way. The Portuguese capital is a welcoming mix of traditional and … more »
Ever since we started traveling full-time I don’t have the same feeling I used to have before: What?! It’s already December? The year went by FLYING!…” Now, I fly! Being in various places and occupying your time with different activities, time dilation becomes your best friend. Still, it somehow … more »