Earthquakes, uncommon as they are, are as realistic to me as World War II or a sensible lawyer. I know they exist but I’ve never experienced them directly. This makes it all the more difficult to imagine what it must be like to experience one.
The National Pantheon in Lisbon, Portugal is a 17th century church that was converted to a national monument and is now the final resting place for Portuguese personalities. Walk with me from the ‘Santa Apollonia’ metro stop up to this church.
Eating out is a tricky endeavour if you intend to try a new place. Old favourites have the advantage of a particular dish, or a great view or something else that makes you come back. I had this in mind as I made my way to Pedro e o Lobo, … Continue reading
I have written about my life as an expat before. There are many things that make this life engaging and soul-enriching in my opinion but there is one curious collection of expat feelings that I go through when travelling to a place that may one day be home.