Gil Sousa

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20 great lake and mountain holidays in Europe

<b>Trail running,</b> <b>Dolomites, Italy</b><p><b>Stay</b> Mountain huts<b><br>Suits</b> Hardened runners<br>It sounds easy: “Cruising over rocky passes and through lush meadows.” But runners on this holiday in the Dolomites will have to concentrate hard on their footwork: the scenery of this limestone wonderland is so beautiful it …

European Travel

Derry/Londonderry, uma cidade dividida entre dois países

Recentemente fui a uma cidade no norte da Irlanda, Derry, e apercebi-me que ainda existe muitas dúvidas quanto às “Irlandas”. A confusão tem alguma …

Kleftiko Milos, Cyclades, Greece

Milos, Cyclades, Greece<p>Kleftiko<p>Travelers arriving at Milos island, are advised to follow the No.1 recommendation for their holidays; visit the …

Unforgettable underwater photography - in pictures

A new book published by the Natural History Museum showcases some of the most memorable underwater photographs taken over the last few decades in its annual wildlife photographer of the year competition. The stories behind the pictures - about both the behaviour and the photographers’ experiences - …

Photography

4 of the Most Dangerous Hikes in the World

Hiking, by most accounts, involves nothing more than putting one foot in front of the other over and over until you reach your final destination. …

10 Unmissable Places to Visit in Japan

Japan is somewhere I think everyone should visit. From futuristic skyscrapers to tranquil bamboo forests and neon arcades to serene temples, it’s …

7 Tips for Photographing Woods and Forests

7 Simple Guidelines to Capture Beautiful Images of Woods and ForestsWoods and forests are challenging scenes to photograph as it’s often hard to spot …

Landscape Photography

A Star Photographer Breaks Down The Rules For Epic Landscape Pictures

Humans love photography. There is a natural human drive to capture images of those things we find beautiful or emotionally impactful. We fill albums and frames with pics and keep them where we can reflect on the images as we move through our days. We pay to enter galleries and museums full of …

Landscape Photography

Azure Hokitika Gorge, Vibrant Sunsets & Greenstone to Carve

Hokitika Gorge, on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand, is one of those magical places I will remember forever.<p>Hokitika Gorge<p>The …

New Zealand

Seven places to visit in Egypt

Appearing like a mirage in the desert, the Pyramids of Giza lie right on the edge of one of the world’s most populous and polluted cities – chaos on …

Ancient History

How to Celebrate New Year’s Twice This Year Underneath the Northern Lights

After a rough year, one New Year’s Eve celebration may not be enough.<p>Thanks to time zones, it’s possible to say goodbye to 2017 twice in one night …

A minha rota de duas semanas pelo Faroeste Americano

O Velho Oeste, Oeste Selvagem ou Faroeste, é o nome que foi dado à parte ainda desconhecida ou por conquistaEste artigo A minha rota de duas semanas …

12 lugares na Alemanha que visitei durante Erasmus

Quem já viveu fora do seu país sabe bem como uma cidade ou país nos pode marcar para um todo sempre, com boasEste artigo 12 lugares na Alemanha que …

Conhecer o Parque Nacional Burren no Inverno

O nevoeiro voltou a ficar intenso, mas mesmo intenso! O caminho era bem estreito, por quilómetros e mais quilómetros, eEste artigo Conhecer o Parque …

Backup de Fotografias em Viagem

Porque é que tiramos fotografias quando vamos passear?Obviamente que isto depende de cada pessoa, para uns fotografia é o seu ganha-pão, para outros …

My route through the Balkans

Being back from an adventure through some of the Balkan countries, it’s time to start writing about it. My first article of this series is about the …

Crítica: Hosteis e B&B por onde passei na Escócia

Já lá vão os tempos em que usava o couchsurfing nas minhas viagens, apesar de continuar a adorar o conceito, hoje em dia estou mais voltado para …

Reviewing the hostels and B&B where I’ve stayed in Scotland

Once upon a time I used to surf couches, but now it seems like just another fairy tale… I still love the concept though, but nowadays I am more into …

How to road trip Scotland

Scotland is one of the best countries in the world to take a road trip. Here are some of my favourite routes, many of them easily linkable for longer …

10 Reasons to Visit the European Best Destination 2017

This post was previously published on The Huffington Post’s contributor platform. It has since been deleted without notice and without a reason. The …

This guy went on a holiday in Australia but could not look more underwhelmed with the experience

The thought of travelling around Australia would seem like a dream to many, but for this one guy it would seem the experience was anything but. Imgur user Boedith – whose real name Lars Fevang – shared a series of photos from his solo trip Down Under where he visited all the top tourist spots to …

The 8 Best Destinations For The Solo Traveler

<i>For</i> Architectural Digest<i>, by Perri Ormont Blumberg.</i><p>Unaccompanied globe-trotting is one of life’s most underrated pleasures. Equal parts liberating and eye-opening, there may be no better way to hit the reset button. We combed the planet to find the best in wellness, adventure, and self-discovery …

A short overview of Killarney town - Look Left

The weekend of November 23rd/24th I spent in Killarney, I’ve passed through the town a few times but never actually stayed a whole day there. I did …

Aguas Calientes, the Machu Picchu Pueblo

We spent the night in Machu Picchu Pueblo, also known as Aguas Calientes, and we had heavy rain during all night, but really heavy rain! After all, …

South America

Valletta the Maltese Capital

Valletta is a fascinating city where you can spend an amazing couple of days surrounding by history, amazing baroque architecture, ancient …

Visit Baghdad - City Adventure Guide to the capital of Iraq

VISIT BAGHDAD<p>There are places to which all travelers dream of venturing at least once in their lifetime. Some of my close friends have repeatedly …

European Travel

Hiking the Mount Misen in Miyajima

Another long day ahead, I set the alarm for 5am, to take one of the first ferries to Miyajima and enjoy the day properly without having to run. With …

Nijo Castle, Kyoto

Nine days since my arrival at the land of the rising sun, I was still jet-lagged! Honestly, I am not sure anymore if it was jet-lag, or if it was …

A chaotic second time in London

This was my second time in London, though the first one being described on this blog, because this experience really has to be shared, as it was …

Flying