If I would make a list of recommendations with the top destinations in Portugal for your next vacation, Peninsula de Setúbal is not the first to come into mind. It has some drawbacks, but if you can look past those, you will definitely find some outstanding Portuguese (natural) wonders. Read more
During the summer, I stayed one month in Porto to study Portuguese. This gave me the unique opportunity to get to know Porto really well. You can easily spend 3-4 days in Porto on a city trip and I certainly advise that. But, some parts of Porto really stood out to me and made me fall in love with Porto. This article is an itinerary as if you would only have one day to experience the absolute best Porto has to offer. Let me tell you how to spend one perfect summer day in Porto. Read more
Even though Baleal connects to the mainland of Portugal by a small stretch of sand, it is still an island. The second you step onto it, the whole vibe changes. Having been an island dweller for over 10 years, it feels right at home. Read more
Sure, the Tarragona region in Spain is the touristy beach destination some might want to avoid. But for the more experienced travelers, a couple of miles inland lies an adventurous world, discovered through windy roads with hardly any other tourists around.
I have been living in the Caribbean for almost a decade now on 2 different islands and visited many others. Each island is unique, but by observing and speaking to expats (and locals), you notice they all experience a lot of the same challenges and joys. Read more
Southern Nicoya Peninsula is famous for its paradise surf beaches and nature reserves, infamous for its dusty roads (more on that later), and attracts sushi and yoga lovers. Read more
You don’t have to learn how to scuba dive to enjoy the incredible underwater life surrounding Curacao. There is a lot to discover just a few feet below sea level. You can snorkel at just about any beach in Curacao. Read more
I have lived on Curacao for over 10 years and I followed the weather daily. You have to when you are into water sports, but also just to know when you have to water the plants in your garden. Most people think it is always the same weather on Curacao (sunny, good breeze and little rainfall) and that it doesn’t have the seasons you are used to at home. Well, they are mostly right, the weather is often really great on Curacao, but we actually do have some big differences throughout the year. Read more