Author: Marcela Faé

Moscow Subway: Its Secrets and Curious Facts

The magnificent Moscow Subway And its curious facts, secrets and more  The most important city in Russia has many beauties and some of it are hidden in magnificent and flamboyant galleries underground. One of the first things that comes to mind when you think about Moscow is: Moscow Subway Stations. Well, at least for me it is. The subway in Moscow alone is a reason to visit this marvelous city. It is more than a path between point A to B, it is a unique experience by itself. We went to Moscow to see Russia’s largest military parade in Saint...

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Top things to do in Lisbon (and more)

Top things to do in Lisbon Let us show you the best of Portugal's capital city  Lisbon is a cosmopolitan city filled with history and beauty. There are so many things to do in Lisbon, so much to see that sometimes you’ll feel like you don’t have enough time. Save this post and use it as a guide line of the best to do, see and eat in Portugal’s capital. One of the bets features of this amazing city is the super well connected airport and low prices. In other words, I’m saying that Portugal is the place to...

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Photographer’s editions of things to do in Slovenia

Definitive list of things to do in Slovenia Photographer’s edition  I was about to write another post about “top things to do in Slovenia“. But instead of that, I rather do a list of the best places to see and photograph in Slovenia. Fotostrasse was invited to stay for 10 days in one of Europe’s greenest countries: Slovenia. We visited the country from bottom to top, from left to right during those wonderful 10 days and here are our favorite spots. Keep in mind that we are a travel blog with a strong focus in photography, so all...

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Our lovely list of all the best things to do in Malaga

Our lovely list of all the best things to do in Malaga Save this post and enjoy Malaga to the fullest " In many ways Malaga surprised me and my mom, there is so many things to do in Malaga. In case you don’t follow me on snapchat or twitter, last June I went on a journey with only my mom as my companion. Two girls trying to enjoy Spain and Portugal to the fullest! And proving to some that Mediterranean destinations are super safe for traveling even with all the attacks that are happening in Europe. And believe...

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Canon EF 14/2.8L II USM: A Travel Photographer Review

Canon’s EF 14/2.8L II USM was by far the best fixed 14mm lens I’ve ever used. It behaved like a princess in a royal ball with me in harsh conditions like the Faroe Islands and in dark situations like the punk festival in Manchester. The Canon EF 14/2.8L II USM was designed for full frame cameras. Something like the Canon 5D II or III or even the 1Ds Mk III. Unfortunately, I haven’t tested on my Canon 7D to see how it would perform because Felipe was having too much fun using the camera with the other set of lenses...

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A Lot of Things to do in Valencia

A vast list of things to do in Valencia Let me help you discover this incredible Spanish gem " For those who are new to tourism in Spain, Valencia is a wonderful and majestic Mediterranean city located on the east coast of Spain. It is about 3 hours by fast train from Barcelona. And speaking about very well known cities like Barcelona, Valencia is a quite unknown cousin from it. There is a lot of things to do in Valencia, a bunch of places to just stare and be amazed but for some reason, everybody goes to Madrid and...

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The shocking truth about the Grindadráp – the Faroese whale hunting

The shocking truth about the Grindadráp the Faroese whale hunting Whaling is a big issue and it is everywhere on social media and international media. You might have seen some posts, articles or even documentaries about it. And on most cases, one of our favorite destinations of 2016, the Faroe Islands, is making the headlines: “Faroe Island and its gruesome Grindadráp” If you’re online at least some hours of your life, you already saw in the recent media the huge international circus and worldwide outrage involving the killing of pilot whales by the Faroese population. This ancient practice is...

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Cheap things to do in Barcelona

Cheap things to do in Barcelona From amazing octopus to outstanding architecture. Everything you want without hurting your pocket. Barcelona is by far one of my top 3 favorite destinations in Europe. If you’ve been there, you know why. But the problem is that Barcelona can easily break your wallet, so let me show you around. From Gaudí and street parties to an abandoned bunker from the civil war, let me show you the best cheap things to do in Barcelona. Checking out the outstanding modernist architecture Barcelona heart and soul of Catalunya. The modernism from Catalunya is one...

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