Travel

Travel, Andorra

A weekend in Andorra

Andorra is a microstate on the border between Spain and France (or, well, Catalunya and France). All of the country is in the Pyrenees, cons...
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Travel, Taiwan

One week in Taipei (and my first missed flight)

Taiwan has been on my list for a while. In April 2019, while I was in Bali, I decided to visit Taipei for a week and see if I like it enough...
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Patagonia, Travel

The mountain that smokes and the magic of Patagonia

I came to Patagonia to do 2 things: visit Perito Moreno glacier and hike in the Southern Andes. After visiting the glacier, I took an afte...
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Patagonia, Travel

The ice kingdom of Perito Moreno in Patagonia, Argentina

From 40 degrees in Rio de Janeiro to a frozen land just 1500km away from Antarctica. I've wanted to visit Patagonia for years. I've always ...
4 min read
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Travel

Two weeks in Rio de Janeiro

In the very end of 2018 and beginning of 2019, I fulfilled a long-time dream of mine and visited Rio de Janeiro, welcomed the new year on Co...
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Travel

Paradise beaches in Arraial do Cabo

Arraial do Cabo is a little town 160km away from Rio de Janeiro with some of the best beaches in the area - and possibly all of Brazil. Whi...
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Travel

Celebrating New Year's Eve in Rio de Janeiro!

This one was a big dream-come-true for me. I'll never forget the moment that I welcomed 2019 on Copacabana beach with 2 million other people...
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Travel, Brazil

Big city life in Sao Paulo

WIth over 11 million people, Sao Paulo is the biggest city in South America. In the end of December 2018, I spent 10 days here before going ...
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Travel, Florianopolis

Living in Florianopolis, Brazil as a nomad

A few days ago I left Florianopolis, after living there for 2 months. This destination was a bit different from my previous ones. And it exc...
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Travel

Brasilia, the city from another planet

I never planned to visit the the Brazilian capital. A "serious" modern administrative city, far from the ocean or the mountains, it didn't a...
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Travel

Iguazu Falls, the most epic waterfalls I've been to

I'm kind of obsessed with waterfalls. Being near one makes me incredibly happy. In Bali I would visit one every weekend (Sekumpul was my fav...
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Travel, Bahia

The natural pools of Praia Do Forte, Brazil

After arriving in Salvador [http://polinakocheva.com/salvador-brazil/] and spending a few days there, I traveled 80 km to the North, to the...
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