Author: Marcela Faé

An interesting and unusual list of things to do in São Paulo – downtown edition

An interesting and unusual list of things to do in Sao Paulo downtown edition  São Paulo is a big city. I mean, it is the largest and the most important city in the whole southern hemisphere. And when things are so big, they then to be a bit chaotic and overwhelming for travelers. That’s why I’m making a list of things to do in Sao Paulo. Who are you and why should I pay attention to your list of things to do in São Paulo?   First of all, let me introduce myself for the new readers of...

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What to do in Berlin with Tulio – Going Local in Berlin

I am Tulio and I’m here to give you tips on what to do in Berlin. I am originally from the middle of nowhere in the heart of Brazil. A place I call the “Texas of Brazil” given its backward mentality. I have lived all over, but Nothern California and São Paulo were the two places I lived the longest after I left my hometown. I studied Law, but that obviously was not for me. So I moved to Cali where I went to grad school for Marketing and Strategy. Got hired out of Business School from a giant...

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Going Local shows you what to do in Lisbon with James Cave

My name is James Cave. I’m a freelance writer, currently living in Lisbon. Originally from Ireland, I’ve spent the past decade or so living in the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, and South Africa. I have strong connections to Portugal – my brothers were both born here, and my parents have lived here for coming up on two decades. I started Portugalist because I felt there was very little written about Portugal, and I wanted to share my love of it with the world. Over here and on my blog you’ll find a lot of tips on what to do...

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A Rota do Peixe – The best restaurants in Porto and the North

A Rota do Peixe The best restaurants in Porto and the North of Portugal  A few weeks ago we had the chance to go to the north part of Portugal. If you follow us on Instagram or Twitter, you knew that already (if you don’t, please start following now!). We did the “A rota do peixe” that translates into the fish route in English. With this, we fell in love with some of the best restaurants in Porto and the north of Portugal, and we want to tell you all about it. Fish route and the best restaurants...

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Our List of Cheap Places to eat in Rio de Janeiro

That Rio de Janeiro is one of the most beautiful cities in the entire world, we already know. But if you’ve been to this Cidade Maravilhosa in the past few years, you’ve seen how much the prices went up. Today I’ll give you a list of the best cheap places to eat in Rio de Janeiro! Eat amazing food without breaking your wallet, from local cheap food all the way to a more sophisticated place for a nice dinner with your loved one. Where to stay in Rio de Janeiro But I guess it is interesting to suggest a...

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5 Tips to Save Money When Booking Your Next Trip Away

How much did you spend on your last holiday? A couple of hundred euros? More than a thousand? Whatever the case, you probably tried your hardest to book it a good price. After all, there’s nothing as nice as relaxing in the sun or exploring a beautiful new city safe in the knowledge that you scored a really good deal… But, you might not have known some of the key tips and tricks that the savviest holiday-makers employ to save a Euro or two when booking a trip away. So, whether you’re jetting off to a far-flung destination like...

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Where to go in Sicily

Where to go in Sicily A list of reasons, tips and much more about this wonderful island  People in Sicily are very proud about their land, and in many cases, you’ll hear that Sicily is the best place to live. This feeling is so strong that some even say they are Sicilians before they are Italians. And families who left Sicily generations ago, still carry this feeling in their hearts. This place is too fantastic and big, so I will help you to find out where to go in Sicily and what to expect to see and feel with this...

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How is it like to do paragliding in Vorarlberg?

How is it like to do paragliding in Vorarlberg? Everything you need to know to see 4 countries at once Last year we were invited to visit one the most beautiful regions of Austria, Vorarlberg. And from everything we saw and did, paragliding in Vorarlberg was by far my favorite activity. The sensation of freedom and the indescribable view you can have from up the sky is something that everyone should try. At least once. My flight happened in Bregenzerwald and couldn’t me more perfect. From the way up all the way down the view was incredible. What to expect...

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