Category Archives: Travel Inspiration

Travel inspiration and pep talks

Dear Brain: Anxiety Won’t Stop You From Traveling

Travel Anxiety

Dear Brain, You’re only trying to protect me. You sense danger, and then trigger physical and emotional symptoms to stop misfortune. Staying in a happy, warm, safe cocoon at home would relax you. All those chemicals – which make my stomach knotty and my palms sweaty – would vanish if I played the game of […]

Livraria Lello Bookstore or Porto’s Ultimate Literary Gem

livraria lello harry potter

Visiting Livraria Lello Bookstore Livraria Lello Bookstore is a “must-see” for book lovers. Time for a little confession. In many ways, I’m a walking cliche of an ex-literature student. For example, bookstores fascinate me. If the opportunity presented itself, all lit. nerds would reside in an adorable and independent bookshop, especially if they didn’t get busted for illegal […]

How To Cope With A Fear of Flying

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Newsflash: I Hate Flying. You’re probably laughing right now and thinking, “But isn’t this a travel blog? How can you see the world if you’re scared to fly?” Don’t get me wrong. I love to take epic vacations. Travel is my life. Need examples of how passionate I am about this subject? On any given […]