Financing & Budget, Mediterranean, Western Europe

Porto on a Budget: Under $25/day for Portugal’s Jewel City

Porto is one of the most beautiful cities I’ve ever had to pleasure to visit. The second largest city in Portugal, romantic Porto looks like a colorful and vibrant fairytale. The fantastic medieval buildings, the stunning artwork, the Douro river flowing gently to the ocean, the wine… everything is just great! Porto is definitely one of the fastest rising touristic cities in the world, one that should pop up on any traveler’s map. Here’s how…

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Financing & Budget, Mediterranean, Western Europe

Lisbon on a Budget: Under $25/day for Portugal’s Wonderful Capital

Lisbon is one of the most beautiful and spectacular cities in the world, with rich culture blending in with modern and vibrant lifestyles. It’s certainly one of the most romantic places you’re ever going to see, and to make things even better – it can be really cheap. Here, I’m gonna show you how to enjoy your trip on a low budget, as well as some tips and tricks to make the most of your visit…

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Architecture and art, Financing & Budget, Travel Tips, Uncategorized

The world’ most famous School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, now available for you

  Accio Hogwarts             Since Halloween is coming, we thought that instead of giving you ideas of what to wear, we could help you immerse in a completely fictional universe. The good thing is that you don’t need any special qualifications to enter the Harry Potter universe. If you’ve been waiting a day too much for your letter to Hogwarts, it’s time to visit it without any special invitation. From muggles to top wizards, anybody can…

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Financing & Budget, Gear & Equipment, Health & Safety, Photography, Uncategorized

The hitchhiker’s guide to Antarctica: basic tips

Antarctica is one of the world’s craziest settings in terms of good looks. It’s out of this world and not just because it’s extremely difficult to get there, but the setting looks miraculous and most certainly you are going to end up taking over a thousand amazing pictures and return home with what’s going to look like a photo-journalistic approach of the place. Because of all the destinations in this world, Antarctica is the place…

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Financing & Budget, Photography, Transportation, Travel Tips

Reality check on road trips or how to survive the best two weeks of your year

“I was surprised, as always, be how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly rich with possibility.” ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road Of course, there is no need to have read On the Road to be a mad, passionate traveler. There is no need to have taken a road trip either. But you clearly will, because it gives you the reality pulse that everyone wants to experience…

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Architecture and art, Beaches, Central Europe, Financing & Budget, Things to do, Travel List, Trip reviews

Things to do for free in Warsaw

Poland’s history wasn’t, as we already know, the most merciful of all. Smashed under the Nazis during the World War II, it was rebuilt in a Soviet style under the communists, following their so called realism, as lacking in emotions as the limpness of their broken spirit. After joining the European Union in 2004, things have started to change and their capital city now looks completely different. There are many things to see and to…

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Architecture and art, Central Europe, Destinations, Financing & Budget, Photography, Things to do, Travel List

Things to do for free in Berlin

The city’s one of the most popular and visited in Europe and after only a few hours spent here you’ll understand why. All the possible attractions you could think of – the ones your friends have been telling you about as well as the ones you’ve learned about from the history books – are worth visiting. Unfortunately, especially if you’re a budget traveler, you’re going to be forced to cut some of the expenses when…

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Architecture and art, Destinations, Financing & Budget, Western Europe

Great things you should try in London, for free

London is, indeed, one of the world’s top destinations during all time, at any period of the year. And while the first thought to cross your mind would be that it’s a pretty expensive city (which it is, it’s actually one of the most expensive in Europe), one of the greatest things about London is that there are plenty of things that tourists can enjoy for free. Since the history of the place is extremely…

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Financing & Budget, Gear & Equipment, Travel Tips

Tips for traveling with grandchildren

As parents are more and more busy nowadays, grandparents are, sometimes, the ones in charge with the children supervision and care. But things can turn out very fun and entertaining, both for the little ones and for the adults, with a few tips you have to take into consideration whenever you decide to go on a trip. It’s these little tips thatcan make the difference between the time of your life or a living nightmares….

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Financing & Budget, Travel Tips

5 quick and easy tips for booking cheap flights

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Flying is the easiest and fastest way to travel. It’s actually one of the marvels of modern technology, and unfortunately  a lot of people take this for granted. New York to Tokyo in under 12 hours? How some people aren’t stoked by this is beyond me. Last year close to 3 billion people flew safely on 37.5 million flights, while there were only six crashes and 75 accidents overall. In fact, 2012 was the safest year…

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