Category: Solo travel

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 […]

Porto, Portugal

Porto, Portugal

The second biggest city in Portugal is Porto. It has a bit more relaxed atmosphere than the capital Lisbon and is beautifully located by the river Douro. It is famous for its Port wine, which together with the whole country got its name from Porto. […]

Pisa, Italy

Pisa, Italy

After Cinque Terre it was time for my last stop on my Italy trip, Pisa. I don’t think I have to mention what Pisa is famous for? Well, the leaning tower of course. Before I went to Pisa the things I had heard was that […]

Manarola and Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre

Manarola and Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre

On my trip to Cinque Terre I was staying in Vernazza. But of course I had to visit the other four cities as well. Corniglia and Monterosso I got to see when I was hiking. The other two I went to in one afternoon (each) […]

Hiking Corniglia – Vernazza

Hiking Corniglia – Vernazza

You are supposed to be able to hike between all the towns of Cinque Terre. But unfortunately the two trails in the east are closed right now due to some land slides and it takes some time to restore them. So on my trip, there […]

Hiking Vernazza – Monterosso

Hiking Vernazza – Monterosso

I was really happy to be hiking the trails of Cinque Terre. I think the best time to go here for hiking is in the spring, like always, not too hot, not too cold. There are not only hikes along the ocean but also further […]

Vernazza, Cinque Terre

Vernazza, Cinque Terre

This is Vernazza, the second town from the west of the five towns that makes Cinque Terre. This is the town I was staying in on my visit to Cinque Terre. After being in the inland of Italy for almost two weeks it was really nice […]

Florence by night

Florence by night

When I was in San Marino I took some photographs with my small gorillapod and long shutter speeds. It had been some years since I last had done it, but it was really fun, and I really liked the outcome. So when I got to […]