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…

​London – my exps and mems

I’ve been to London 5 or 6 times, but can never remember exactly where I stayed, or what I did. Ok, perhaps my attention span is really limited, and most times I was there for a specific reason, like work or wedding or visiting a friend. Which is one great way to know places: un-touristing….

Verona: 3 Buon Giornos!

Verona! Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet immortalized this city as the romantic epicenter of the world, and Juliet’s balcony attracts tourists from all over, hoping for a glimpse of the most famous love story ever. Many take a day trip from its famous neighbor, Venice, but I challenge you to do the opposite. Out with the…