It has been over 2 years since I’ve been living in Lisbon. This period has coincided pretty well with Lisbon’s tourism boom and the good and bad that come with it. Although tourism has been a boon for the Portuguese economy in general, it has also brought some downsides with … more »
Save BIG on flights with hidden-city ticketing
Airline pricing systems are pretty strange. Compared to other means of transport where tickets are priced by distance and class, airline tickets are often priced based on competition. This means that there are times that a ticket for a 5000 km journey is cheaper than one for a 500 km … more »
Tips for Driving in Iceland During Winter
Iceland was on our travel wish list for a long, long time. A couple of summers ago, we thought of traveling to this country to explore all around, but that trip never ended up happening. We decided to stay in Stockholm for a while, instead. Earlier this year, our friend … more »
Winter on the Silk Road
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 »
Public Toilet TIPS!
If you travel or go out and about a lot, you’ve certainly experienced a lot of public restrooms. And if you do so, you’ll know that having a joyful or disgusting bathroom experience can influence your mood on a given day. One might not always have the comfort of a … more »
Funny yet useful road trip tips for India – for those who dare!
We’re driving from Rishikesh back to Delhi, when the traffic in the highway starts slowing down. More than the usual, I mean. Cars start stopping and, in a few minutes, considering the density of traffic in North India, there are already several kilometres of cars stopped. We don’t know what’s happening, … more »