Gran Canaria

Fifteen years or so ago there was a TV show in Lithuania that sent an old lady on holiday to Gran Canaria. I don’t remember now all the details, but she put together a ridiculous song that, unfortunately, is still in my head. Apart from petting all the cats on the island and singing random … More Gran Canaria

Carrapateira

After couple hours of heading south of Portugal we exited the motorway and started moving towards the coast. The scenery was changing to something quiet and beautiful and it felt like we were heading to the place where I always wanted to be. We passed a few sleepy villages before finally arriving in Carrapateira, a … More Carrapateira

Porto

I remember sitting in a metro heading from Porto Francisco Sá Carneir airport to the city centre, listening to a strange language and thinking of how this beautiful mix of sounds came together. Probably due to my lack of history knowledge, I didn’t expect Portuguese to sound anything like what I was hearing, but that … More Porto

Budapest

Life is short and you need to make the most of it. That’s what people often say, but they forget to add that you also need to go to Budapest. It’s definitely my favourite European capital at the moment and I cannot wait to go back one day. I got there at the end of … More Budapest