If it is true that one should appreciate travel more than destinations, it is also true that there are destinations one falls in love with immediately. This page is a mixture of that. The wanderings of when we got lost and reached new places.

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Visite Santiago de Compostela, Spain: What to See and Sketch

The City of Santiago de Compostela is a perfect destination to draw to. Know the sketches and map with the top 10 places.
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Travel Ecuador: best places to see and sketch – TOP 10

Although Ecuador is a small country, it’s such a great diverse country. This is our Top 10 of best places in Ecuador to see and sketch !

Bike and Sketch Foz do Arelho, Portugal

The neglected travel bugs inside us are satisfied! Although it was a quick trip – 3D2N – both of us know that it affected bigger than it seems. It reminds…
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Ourem, Portugal

Ourem was one of the cute places I visit with Luís during our trip through the Center of Portugal. Yes, it has an important history behind it. Yes, it was…

Cajamarca, Peru

It was a calm morning that we use to feel it. We felt safe immediately. It was very different compared to our experience when we were in northern Peruvian coast…
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The coast in the North of Peru, is it worthy to visit?

After we got spoiled by the generosity of Ecuadorian and breath the fresh air of Andes mountains for months, we were craving of beach that we didn’t have it for…
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Best places to visit & sketch in Colombia

After 4 months exploring we discovered that Colombia is actually worth to put in any destination bucket list. This is our list of our best 14 places!
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Visit Medellin, what to see and sketch

Medellin was in fact known as a dangerous city. Even now, there are still some places that are better to avoid. However, we feel safe during our stay and Luís…

Entrerrios, Colombia

Entrerrios surprised us. We didn’t expect that this small town would be unforgettable.

On our way to Yarumal, Colombia

Have you ever had a day full of shits? Forgetting important things, acted clumsy or everything you did it just seems wrong? Or the opposite? Everything seems beautiful!

Tuchin, Colombia

After few weeks we enjoyed the Colombian coast, it’s time to heading the mountains. On the way, we stopped in a small town 7 km away from Tuchin which is…

Palenque – Colombia

The first impression of the village was rural areas and has strong resonances of African culture.

Cartagena, Colombia

It was six in the morning in Cartagena when I woke up. I looked out the window and saw the clear sky. I dressed and packed the “office” bag with…
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Cartagena – Colombia

Many people said that Cartagena is a beautiful city in Bolivar, Colombia. And it is indeed. Personally, is one of the most beautiful cities I’ve ever been.
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Puerto Colombia

Puerto Colombia it self is a small village in the shape of a square. It does not have much more than a cute little church and the beach. If it…
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Barranquilla, Colombia

How is to draw and travel in Barranquilla?
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Cienaga – Colombia

Ciénaga was the place we found our second family in Colombia, after Bogotá, and all happened accidentally!
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Santa Marta – Bahia Concha, Colombia

Even though Santa Marta is known as a popular destination on the Carribean coast, there are more interesting places to explore outside.
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Bogota, Colombia

We decided to take a rest from the jet lag we had and stay for a few nights in Bogotá before we start the real thing in North Colombia.

Toronto, Canada

Why 13 hours in Toronto, Canada was a really bad choice!
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Fatima Portugal

If I said Fátima, what is the first thing across in your mind? The last daughter of Muhammad SAW? Or the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima? Well.., today I…
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Different Perspectives of the Batalha Monastery

When I passed this place a few months ago, I’m in love at the first sight. This place is called Batalha Monastery – batalha literally means battle. It was built…
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Traditional Portuguese charm – Tomar & Castle of Almourol

As one of Dan Brown fans, I surely can’t skip learning about the Knights Templar – mentioned before as the religious military order in Da Vinci Code. The city of…
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Peniche has more than Cabo Carvoeiro

If you like to go to the beach, you must be like Peniche Portugal. This town surrounding by the beautiful beaches and well-known for surf spots. They have an annual…
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The Medieval Village Óbidos

Finally, the trip has begun! A month ago I said that I will join Luís to explore the Center of Portugal and I will share my experience during the trip….
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2 weeks in Jakarta

Jakarta from a 2 weeks experience after living in Bali for 7 months is quite tough. Think and read twice before you choose to visit or live in this city.
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Meeting the Urban sketchers in Jakarta

On my recent meeting with the Urban Sketchers from Jakarta, I had the chance to sketch the Muara Baru harbor. All my pictures available!
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Malaysia came without a plan and that made all the diference to enjoy it with a free spirit.
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New Zealand

Finding serenity in the most beautiful mountains I ever been.
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From Mandalay to Hpa-An on a bus, walking, biking and hitchhiking in 28 days visa.
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Japan is prepared for good tourism. It’s rare to find places without tourists, since the Japanese travel a lot inside their own country.


The first barrier was the language. Speaking Portuguese might help, but it doesn’t mean one will automatically be able to speak French.


I made my silent in memory of the massacre, while i was sketching and living those times.


I went to Finland from Lapland. The first impression wasn’t so good because I was almost eaten by mosquitos!!


I can imagine how difficult a conversation can be when you don’t know Arab language and they just speak 7 words in French!

Lisbon, Bairro Alto

This weekend celebrates the second anniversary of Day of Bairro Alto. So I decided to go there and have some fun sketching those famous streets.
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Lyon, France

My last day in france was passed in Lyon with a wonderful local company that show me the best of the city in one day.
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Clermont-Ferrand, France, Day I

It was time to continue my journey and meet with my friend Natacha.


Free Sketching Guide

  • Sketchbooks, watercolors and brushes I recommend
  • Introduction to perspective with vanishing points
  • Create compositions with two different methods
  • Tips to draw, paint and finish your sketch

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