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 

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