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Monthly Archives / February 2014

Beijing, China

China. 5 thousand years of history. One of the biggest countries in the world. The most populous one. Huge economic power. The place that is so different from everything else that, if it doesn’t happen there, it doesn’t happen anywhere. Beijing, the capital of all this craziness. Before going any further, it’s important to highlight […]

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur. You’ve heard that name when the guy on the news talks about the stock markets from around the world, and seen many times the image of the (literally) biggest sight of the city: the Petronas Towers. But nothing more than that. The (lack of) international fame of Kuala Lumpur is explainable. Relatively new […]

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Penang, Malaysia

An island on Malaysia where most of the population is actually Chinese. Where you can also find a very strong Indian culture. A city that for a long time was the main connection point between the East and the West. Known as the gastronomic capital of Malaysia. So, do you already feel like going to […]

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Thailand Islands

Really green ocean, without waves and clear as a diamond. White sand. Great food. Relaxing moments. Who wouldn’t like this combination? Of course one of the most paradisiac places of the world didn’t offer us anything less than that.     The southern islands of Thailand are known worldwide for its beauty and welcoming people. […]

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The metaphor of a traveler’s life

I sit on the bed and see, at the desk right in front of it, some things I use on a daily basis. Different objects, with writings on different languages: Thai, Malay, Swedish, Chinese, Portuguese, English… Pieces that, accidentally, I collect along the way. Little pieces of different places, that I carry along with me. […]

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Bangkok, Thailand

“The city of angels, the great city, the residence of the Emerald Buddha, the impregnable city of God Indra, the grand capital of the world endowed with nine precious gems, the happy city, abounding in an enormous Royal Palace that resembles the heavenly abode where reigns the reincarnated god, a city given by Indra and […]

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