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#16 Medical assistance in Serbia

On the 14th of August, 2019, I decided to write about what happened last week, when Betina and I got sore throat. We believe it happened because we were a bit careless with our life-style: cold drinks contrasting the hot weather, too cold air conditioning and hitting us directly at the hostel, wind, river bathing, many walks under a really hot sun, etc. Our bodies asked for a break. Bê fell ill first and, the…

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#12 Goodbye to Hungary; fright at the Romanian border

The 50 days we stayed at Tranquil Pines Camping, Koppányszántó, Tolna, Hungary, were so nice it couldn’t be different when we had to say goodbye: tears rolling down for sure! Goodbyes are almost always very emotionally intense moments. But, due to the limitations imposed by the Schengen Agreement – which is always pursuing us -, it was time to go, because, according to our math, we would reach the famous 90 days each 180 days…

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# 7 Thrown out of the train in Portugal

After our first experience with Workaway at Quinta da Pena (“quinta” is the Portuguese for “site” or “farm”) and having spent a month at Quinta do Muro helping our Portuguese Family, it was time to leave for our second experience, this time in a small town called Benafim , in the middle of the Algarve region. We had scheduled with our next host we would stay the entire October/2018 there, helping him with his daily chores (basically…

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#6 Immigration in Portugal

After 9 hours and a half of a turbulent flight, with the right to fainting episodes and medical requests on board, the last step before we could say that we were officially on Portuguese grounds was still missing: go through immigration. Even so, Bê was already thrilled to see, during the landing, places she had not seen for eight years when she did an interchange in Portugal through Univates, a Brazilian University. The huge queue…

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#3 How we search for flights

One question we are often asked is “How do you do with transportation?” In this article, we talk a little about airline tickets, tools and techniques that we use to choose the deal that best fits the assumptions of our trip, especially the fact that it is a low-cost trip. “And how do you find cheap airline tickets?” The answer to that question could well be as simple as “go to site X, do a…

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Journey

#1 About this site

Welcome! We created this site because, just like us, before traveling, many people are curious to know more about how it feels like to travel the world. Here we will answer any questions about our journey, planning, places and also give some advice we judge useful for the future traveler. We will share with you our adventures, experiences, perceptions, anguishes, fears, doubts and happiness we went through during these 8 months of the journey. We…

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