Author: Marcela Faé

What’s the Story? Morning Glory 20 years later

What's the Story? Morning Glory 20 years later the place where that Oasis photo was shot is still there ; I’ll start this Oasis story with the iconic album that made me, a 14 years old Brazilian girl, fall in love completely with a band from UK. “What’s the Story? Morning Glory” is not my favorite album but it is on the top 3. If you want to know more about the landmarks for Oasis fans in Manchester, check out this post I did: A Guide to Manchester Bands and Music History Searching for the oasis in the middle...

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Tattoos in the Museum of London and 40 years of Punk

Tattoos in the Museum of London and 40 years of Punk Discover everything about the subculture of London ; One of the nicest things to do in London is for sure to take advantage of the overload of culture this city has to offer. My last trip to London took me to the Museum of London to see a cool exhibition about tattoos. This exhibition is part of a wide selection of events celebrating the 40 years of Punk in London. Even tho it was a short time exhibition and it is no longer there, some of the artwork...

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A guide to Manchester Bands and music history

A guide to Manchester Bands and music history Punk, Post Punk, Brit Pop.. You name it, Manchester Has it. Manchester is home to some of the most successful bands in England’s music history. The Bee Gee’s, Smiths, Oasis, Joy Division are some of the few names of the vast list of Manchester Bands. Throughout the history of music in England, there are a lot of famous manchester bands. What a better way to experience the city of Manchester other than going to all the iconic places for all those Manchester Bands? Some of the best spots for Manchester Music Craig...

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How to get to Faroe Islands

How to get to Faroe Islands Everything you need to know to find your way into Faroe Islands ; The 1 million euro question will now be answered. Most of you, followers of our Instagram and twitter, asked us by email and messages what was the best way to get to Faroe Islands. And now I’ll answer your questions, doubts and more. So, What is the best way to get to Faroe Islands? Well, since we just did this trip by plane, I will say plane. But it can be quite heavy on your wallet. Atlantic Airways is the only...

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The start of communism: Chetham’s Library

The start of communism: Chetham's Library The school library that served as started point for Karl Marx and Engels Most people don’t know, but the city of Manchester, a great name when we’re talking about England’s music history, is also where the communism “started”. Chetham’s Library was the place where the radical Karl Marx and the industrialist Engels began the research for the Communist Manifesto, back in 1845. A bit about when Chetham’s Library started The Chetham’s Library opened its doors in 1635 and now it is the oldest surviving public library in Britain. Located in the center of...

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A list of travel accessories to solve your travel problems

I’ve decided to do this list because there are some items that we cannot (and will not) travel without. I’ll cover our essentials and tell you the pros, the whys and much more about every single item on this list. Those “My essential travel accessories” lists are important because sometimes you face a problem while abroad and you don’t know how to solve it. Since we’re super experienced travelers with at least one trip per month, we’ve probably faced that (and others) problems too. PowerCube is the best travel accessory ever! Those beautifully designed cubes are a gift from...

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Where to find free fruits in Berlin (and Europe)

Once there were bunch of Germans who were super fed up with seeing fruit rotting on trees in some of the cities here in Germany. Because of that they got together and have set up a website showing everybody where to find trees bearing free fruit and encouraging them to pick it. The website now has most of Europe covered! Katharina Frosch, one of the fed up Germans I mentioned above, had this wonderful idea while canoeing in the eastern German state of Saxony-Anhalt one summer. According to her she noticed an abundance of ripe fruit hanging on riverside...

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How to learn German for free

How to learn German for Free From Apps to Youtube Channels, everything we know about learning german ; One of the hardest things in life, in my opinion, is to learn German. There’s even a quite famous quote from Mark Twain (or Oscar Wilde, who knows? The internet seems to be enigmatic on this matter) that goes: “Life is too short to learn German“. I’m sure you’ve heard this one before, specially if you are too, learning German like me. I’ll make your student life a bit easier – and your wallet a bit happier – with this post...

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