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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Airbnb Guide – How to have the best Airbnb experience

If you’ve read some of my posts you already know how much I love Airbnb. I mostly prefer renting an Airbnb apartment over staying at a hotel because of the sense of freedom it gives me. I like the feeling of “kind of lost” but also “living like a local” I get. A lost local, I guess… I can do my own thing, cook my…

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