Travel Rants

Tuk-tuk: the most annoying thing in Lisbon?

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016

The peaceful Moorish alleys of Lisbon are invading by stinky and noisy tuk-tuks dragging a heavy load of tourists. Is it really necessary? Is it possible to promote tourism in a city without destroying it in the process?

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Myanmar (Burma)

Where to Eat and Sleep in Myanmar

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015

Booking cheap and good quality accommodation in Myanmar can be tricky, and so is finding a good place to eat. Here’s our best tips for Mandalay, Bagan and Kalaw

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Rome

A Week in Rome

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016

My suggestion for a trip of 7 days in Rome, touching the basics but also exploring the city off the beaten track, including a couple of day trips to the seaside and to the charming hills, a paradise of peace and food.

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Iceland

Iceland: What’s the best travel guide?

Posted by on Nov 29, 2014

Choosing the right travel guide and map is crucial for the quality of your trip. We weren’t happy with our choice and this is what we’ll do next time we’re in Iceland

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Recent Posts

Lake Titicaca: a few days between Islands and Folklore

Lake Titicaca: a few days between Islands and Folklore

Lake Titicaca is well worth spending a few days but make sure you get the most out of it. Follow our tips and avoid our mistakes!

Tuk-tuk: the most annoying thing in Lisbon?

Tuk-tuk: the most annoying thing in Lisbon?

The peaceful Moorish alleys of Lisbon are invading by stinky and noisy tuk-tuks dragging a heavy load of tourists. Is it really necessary? Is it possible to promote tourism in a city without destroying it in the process?

A Week in Rome

A Week in Rome

My suggestion for a trip of 7 days in Rome, touching the basics but also exploring the city off the beaten track, including a couple of day trips to the seaside and to the charming hills, a paradise of peace and food.

Tips for a Visit to Rome

Tips for a Visit to Rome

Some useful tips for your visit in Rome: where to sleep where to eat, how to move around and how to save money!

Monsters in the Lagoon: Cruise Ships in Venice

Monsters in the Lagoon: Cruise Ships in Venice

Venice is such a romantic place that most of the time we forget that to allow so many people to visit it we are destroying it.