Sao Jorge Castle, Going to Belem & Beach Day – Lisbon day 5, 6 & 7

On Thursday we had lots of things planned, now that I’m thinking about it. We started our day by visiting the Sao Jorge Castle we didn’t get to visit the day before. It has a beautiful view over the city, a lot better than the view from the Santa Justa Lift. The streets around the castle are exactly the way you’d imagine Lisbon’s streets to…

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Visiting Sintra & tram ride – Lisbon Day 3 & 4

We missed the first train to Sintra. It’s not that easy to be organized when you’re a group of 6. So we drank a coffee with cinnamon (they put cinnamon on everything in Portugal) in the train station like typical tourists and waited for the next train to take us to Sintra. The train journey was about 40 min long. The girl sitting across from…

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Arriving in Lisbon & eating camarao – Lisbon Day 1 & 2

Because there’s no direct flight (yet, I hope)  from Cluj-Napoca to Lisbon we had to drive to Budapest and take the plane from there. Last year we flew Bucharest – Lisbon which was not a great experience. Hence why we went for this route this time around. Grandma saw on the news the other night that there are extra custom control for people leaving the…

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How to fit everything in a carry-on – 4 Easy Tips For Packing Like A Pro

I love to travel and I try to do it as often as possible. Even if it’s just a weekend city break or a 7 day vacation in a different country, I often pack everything in a carry-on. There’s nothing easier and cheaper than travelling light. To learn more about how to travel on a budget click here. Today I’m packing for a 7 day spring break…

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DIY Off The Shoulder Top – Sewing Tutorial + VIDEO

This is the second time I’ve made this kind of off shoulder top and it’s super easy. If you have beginner sewing machine skills or decent handsewing skills, I’m sure you can pull this off.  The best part about this kind of top is that you can raise your arms up without the top moving upwards – yay. It’s very comfortable, flowy and super-cute. Perfect for the…

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