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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

After Monteverde it was really nice to get to Manuel Antonio and the beach. I had planned to spend 4 nights here and mostly just relax and visit the popular Manuel Antonio national park. I stayed at Selina Manuel Antonio hostel which was very good. […]

Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde is a small community in northern Costa Rica. It is a very popular tourist destination and is home to the Monteverde cloud forest as well as the Santa Elena cloud forest. The small town of Santa Elena is located close to the cloud forests […]

La Fortuna, Costa Rica

La Fortuna, Costa Rica

I got to La Fortuna a little later than I had planned. I originally intended to take the plane there from Drake Bay but it got cancelled. It would have been perfect to arrive in the afternoon to check out the small town and plan […]

Drake Bay, Costa Rica

Drake Bay, Costa Rica

Drake Bay, a small town on a hill by the beach in the Osa peninsula. It’s a very calm place and not touristy at all. There aren’t many souvenir shops and it’s not crowded by tourists. Here are some tourists though, people are coming to […]

Puerto Jiménez, Costa Rica

Puerto Jiménez, Costa Rica

Puerto Jiménez is a very small town in the Osa Peninsula, and most of the people visiting do it for tours to Corcovado national park. That’s why I decided to go there too. Initially I tried to book a tour that started in Puerto Jiménez, […]

Two weeks in Costa Rica

Two weeks in Costa Rica

Many have asked me why I wanted to visit Costa Rica, but honestly I don’t really know. I think what attracted me with Costa Rica was its rich nature and wildlife. I didn’t want to spend two full weeks on the beach, I wanted to […]

Lisbon, part 2

Lisbon, part 2

Lisbon is a beautiful city! It’s nice to just walk around and enjoy the surroundings. The city is built on seven hills and every now and then you’ll get a glimpse of the rooftops and the river between the buildings. More than this there are […]

Beautiful Lisbon, part 1

Beautiful Lisbon, part 1

Lisbon is the biggest city in Portugal and also its capital. This last year it has become a very popular destination for many travelers. And with all right. It is a friendly, cosy and modern city with interesting history in southern Europe with warm and […]

Views over Porto

Views over Porto

There are many places in Porto that offers a view over the city. Some of them have an entrance fee, but most of the views you get from a mirador. Here are some of the most popular places. Clérigos Tower The Clérigos tower is one […]

Popular things to do in Porto

Popular things to do in Porto

More about Porto here. And a post about views over Porto will follow. Port wine tasting tour at Ramos Pinto South of the river from Porto lies the city called Gaia. In this area there are many wineries where you can do a Port wine […]