East London

I can proudly announce that I finally got a bit situated in London! As I said on my previous post, I could never remember where I stayed, which neighborhood was that party, what was the direction for Mayfair (where I once went to a wedding at the beautiful Dartmouth House), etc. But look at me…

We Amsterdam​

Spoiler alert: the I AMSTERDAM sign has recently been removed from Museumplein. According to reports on NY Post and The Guardian, the Dutch want to stop promoting Amsterdam as a tourist destination. Add this problem to the list of problems of the millennium’s new millennium: too much tourism isn’t good for certain cities. Too much…

Poland’s Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk

It’s sad that some people think that an unusual country like Poland isn’t worth a visit. Frequent-travelers, luckily, often come to realize that the matter-of-fact is quite the opposite: the atypical regularly is more special. And it’s the truth with Poland: far too many people go to Europe and skip this wonderful country. I had…

Inverno no Canadá: os básicos e os clássicos

[esse texto também foi publicado no Jornal de Toronto] Queira ou não queira, ele vem todo ano. O temido inverno canadense – aquele famoso, com temperaturas terrivelmente abaixo de zero – se aproxima e a gente sente, literalmente, na pele essa emoção. Aqui são minhas dicas para os recém-chegados e hibernantes de primeira viagem: uma…

Playa Escondida Resort – Mexico’s best hidden-secret, found.

Sayulita: a place that has been on my bucket list for a while. A cute Mexican town with surf vibes, beautiful beach and amazing tree-house accommodations: it sounded like the perfect destination for my nature-lover being. After an unsuccessful NYE plan, and perhaps three Bachelor in Paradise seasons later, I am here. I do thank…