Sandra (at Tripper)

199 Flips | 5 Magazines | 7 Likes | 2 Following | 9 Followers | @SandraHenri66ee | Born in the Azores. Based in Lisbon. Blogging about cultural travel to offbeat destinations since 2014.

Top 5 Restaurants in the Center of Lisbon with Portuguese Food

Rule number one when choosing where to eat is to not search for a restaurant while hungry. But that’s easier said than done, right? As a tourist, you …

Discovering the Best of Maia, Portugal in One Weekend

I can’t say I wasn’t surprised by the invitation of Visit Maia to spend one weekend in Maia, Portugal as their guest to discover this Northern city. …

Online Shopping: A Cultural Experience - Confident Moms

Online shopping is being accomplished with purpose and value. Listed in this article are my top three places for you to experience!

A Trip to The Pacific Northwest

I recently went on a trip to the Pacific Northwest, spending three days in Tacoma, Washington. There are so many things to do and see in Tacoma, I …

Top Ethical Animal Encounters from Around the World

<b>It’s no secret: We’re animal lovers.</b> Our dog sleeps in our bed, we swerve wildly to avoid squirrels in the road, and our messenger apps are full of …

Visit Blue Lagoon Three in Vang Vieng, Laos

Blue Lagoon Three<p>One of the top things to do other than tubing in Vang Vieng, Laos is to visit the Blue Lagoon. Though, it is quite the tourist …

Hydra island Greece - the island with a difference - Life Beyond Borders

Everybody has their favourite Greek island, and for varying reasons. As you know, I research the Dodecanese islands of Greece for The Rough Guide to …

Why I Regret Visiting Myanmar

Here I go again, being all serious about world problems. I am going to be <i>that person</i> who has to bring up the downside of visiting the travel world’s …

Most Memorable Experiences In South East Asia

<b>SPENDING A DAY AT AN ELEPHANT SANCTUARY IN THAILAND</b><p><i>Janine’s most memorable experience in South East Asia was at an Elephant camp in Thailand.</i><p>My …

How to DIY Your Cebu Day Tour

Day Tours are indeed one of the most fun and popular things to do when you are visiting a new place/ city.<p>And like most of the regions/ cities here …

Exploring the Luang Prabang Night Market, Laos

Exploring the Luang Prabang Night Markets<p>When a night market is held every night you know it has to be an amazing one and the Luang Prabang Night …

The art of fika, a reunion in Stockholm

The first time I travelled to Stockholm with my boyfriend was during a long weekend in December some years ago. The city was packed with snow and …

The Best Self-Guided Walking Tour of Manhattan

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The Best Chocolate Tour in Brussels

If you’re figuring out what to do in Brussels and you’re a chocolate lover, you must try Belgian chocolate—and do a chocolate tasting in Brussels. I …

Great Rail Journeys - Where you won't Forget the View! - Soul Travel Blog | Responsible Travel Inspiration

Great Rail Journeys From Around the World.<p>Most people know already – it takes zero encouragement to get me on a train.<p>Perhaps its the romantic …

September in Lisbon is the Month for MotelX

If you think horror films are an obscure sub-genre only uber geeks care about, you’re probably right. What I’ve been noticing in the last years, …

The Best Things to See in Brescia, Italy

Brescia is not just another city in Italy, but a place we call home. We stayed in Brescia, Italy for 16 days and they were some of our best days in …

A guide to Poiana Brasov, Romania

I can't help but associate Poiana Brasov with my childhood spent in Romania. Poiana Brasov is a part of Brasov County and is a popular ski resort in …

European Travel

Offbeat Wine Tour in Portugal: Rota das Vinhas do Pó

I may not be a wine connoisseur but I never dismiss an opportunity to highlight local, family-owned businesses. Like in any other industry, wineries …

Our 4 Day Itinerary for Mexico City

I had never given too much thought to Mexico City. After all, I’d done the beaches in Cancun and Cabo and the border was 30 minutes from my house. …

Mexico City

Seven Reasons to Visit Denver in September

September is my favorite month to be in Denver. I’ve lived in Colorado for seven years and each year I look forward to September. My weekends are …

One Day in Frankfurt: 7 Phenomenal Things To Do

After the dramatic landscapes of Iceland, the second part of our European adventure started when we landed in Frankfurt.<p>I know a lot of people use …

9 Cultural Travel Blogs You Need to Follow

Ewan RobertsonWhen I asked a bunch of cultural travel bloggers if they would share how their blogs had started, I wasn’t surprised by the diversity …

Traveling to the Azores: 10 Insider Travel Tips

The Azores aren't the most remote islands in the world (they're a two-hour flight away from Europe and four hours from North America's east coast) …

European Travel

7 Tips for a Cultural Weekend in Madrid in the Summer

I am (and always will be) a Barcelona fan when it comes to Spanish cities. After spending a weekend in Madrid, without completely dismissing a …

Finding the best tea around the world

Finding the best tea is no easy task. There are many varieties of tea such as black, green or oolong tea. In the tea industry, experts use tea leaf …

Tea