• Azores, Sao Miguel, Travel to Portugal, most beautiful islands
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    Azores: Cows, Jungle, and the endless Ocean.

    We went to Azores for my birthday in May 2019. I remember making the decision without really realizing, announcing to my Dutchie (when we were quite a new couple): "I am going to Portugal and Azores for my birthday. You can come.". We landed in São Miguel from Lisbon, after a day there. We had booked a few Airbnbs around the island and a car, so we could freely roam around and explore. Greeted by Sete Cidades & its twin lake After a quick, but delicious, lunch in the Capital Ponta Delgada, we headed to our first accommodation. We chose a typical house near the Lagoa das Sete Cidades, a…

  • Road Trips

    The Ultimate France Road Trip

    Although it took me years (and multiple failed attempts) to get my driver's license, it's probably one of the best things I did. Road tripping, through France or across Europe, has become one of my favorite way of traveling, because it always makes me feel intensely free. There is also something almost meditative to being on the road, driving, as you can't take your eyes off the road and use distractions against boredom. The most impactful road trip I experienced was probably the first one I took on my own, when I boarded my step father's old but solid Volkswagen Golf to move to Sweden. This is not what I will…