2016: A wonderful year and some travel tips

2016: A wonderful year and some travel tips

Some days have passed already since the beginning of 2017. Nevertheless I feel a strong desire to write a summary about this beautiful travel year 2016. Which were the highlights? 2016: A litte bit of statistics Initially some figures regarding the passed year, because it’s fun. Countries I’ve visited: 14 New counries: 7 (Laos, Südkorea, Zypern, Malta, Portugal, …

Breakfast in Lisbon or the Secrect of the Belémian Monks

Breakfast in Lisbon or the Secrect of the Belémian Monks

How Belém came to unexpected fame As a result of Portugal’s liberal revolution of 1820, all monasteries were closed and the monks and labourers expelled, also in the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos. This extremely interesting World Heritage Site is located in Belém – now a part of Lisbon – and one of the main attractions of the …