Algarve · Portugal

Portugal Wanderlust: the Algarve!

Dear K, Now that I’m in Portugal, I’ve decided to take a break and travel a little bit before I embrace a new professional challenge. I’ve pretty much been all over the country this summer, exploring and enjoying its beauty and secrets. Also, my friend JP came from the US for a visit, so I…… Continue reading Portugal Wanderlust: the Algarve!

Louisiana · New Orleans · USA

New Orleans: one menu & drink at a time

Dear K, Your trip to LA sounds like a dream! I’m dying to visit the West Coast. Before I tell you about my 4th of July, I need to let you know about my extended weekend in New Orleans! It was one of the cities I wanted to visit while living in the US so…… Continue reading New Orleans: one menu & drink at a time

Puerto Rico · San Juan

Boricuaaa Morenaaa! Memorial Weekend in Puerto Rico!

Dear globetrotters, Last Memorial weekend we traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Despite the sad fact that it’s the last time K and C will be together before Christmas, we were able to enjoy beautiful Puerto Rico for 4 days. We stayed at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, across from the Convention Center. The hotel…… Continue reading Boricuaaa Morenaaa! Memorial Weekend in Puerto Rico!

Chicago · Illinois · USA

Chicago, Chicago I will show you around

Dear world travelers, A few weeks ago, we decided to escape from Florida and go to Chicago. What was supposed to be a great fun weekend ended up being a nightmare in terms of travel. C’s suitcase got lost and it only got to the hotel by the time we did the check-out on Sunday.…… Continue reading Chicago, Chicago I will show you around

Colorado · Nederland · USA

Nederland: Colorado’s diamond in the rough!

Dear K, I’ve visited Alqueva right after it was finished, because my dad wanted to see it. Like you said, the views are incredibly stunning! I’m glad you’re enjoying your time in Portugal : ) So going back to my weekend in Colorado, it’s time to tell you about Nederland! Most people don’t know about this place, but I can tell…… Continue reading Nederland: Colorado’s diamond in the rough!

Florida · New Smyrna Beach · Orlando · Ormond Beach

And the birthday celebrations continue…

Dear K, I totally feel the same way about the bread. I miss it sooo much! Same with queijo fresco, I’m completely crazy about it. I always thought I didn’t know how to explain it to the store workers and that was the reason why they would always show me some random cheese types hahaha. While…… Continue reading And the birthday celebrations continue…

Cocoa Beach · Florida · USA

🌈☀️ Cocoa Beach ☀️🌈

Dear K, Your adventure in South Carolina sounds super fun! Your letter totally made me want to go there on a road trip : ) About my weekend… Even though I’ve been enjoying Orlando, the fact that it is landlocked still kills me. So I try to escape to the coast as much as I can…… Continue reading 🌈☀️ Cocoa Beach ☀️🌈

Florida · St. Augustine · USA

On the road… to St. Augustine!

Dear K, New Year’s Eve in Miami sounds super fun. I do miss Miami a lot! Last time I spent some days there was around Thanksgiving. Actually, I had the most insane 10 days traveling around Florida in end of last November! One of my best friends from Portugal came to visit me back then and so we…… Continue reading On the road… to St. Augustine!