Some time ago, Mariana and Miguel went travelling and forgot to come back.

Best. Memory lapse. Ever.

Hey! What’s the way? is here to work as a collection, reflection and sharing of the moments, stories and (probably) the occasional endless rambling which will all help showing what these two have discovered and learned while travelling the world.

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#3 – Ok, I am here! ..Now what?

#3 – Ok, I am here! ..Now what?

This is post #3 in our series “10 steps to send you on your way”, where we share the 10 most important steps we gave while starting our first long trip, and the ones we consider essential for anyone wishing to live a life of (more) travel.

Why you’ll visit Bako National Park

Why you’ll visit Bako National Park

You won’t be visiting Bako (a real beauty of a National Park in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo) for its exquisite cuisine or for the chance to have a near-death encounter with a croc, but you can bet there are a whole bunch of very good reasons to head that way.

You asked, we answer — 2nd Edition

You asked, we answer — 2nd Edition

Back when we told people about how we were leaving our full-time jobs and getting a one-way ticket to Bangkok, the questions just came pouring in, meaning that even after that first blog post we still have a whole drawer full of unanswered questions.

How fun are 3D Art museums?

How fun are 3D Art museums?

During our stay in Chiang Mai, amidst exuberant temples built under the Lanna Kingdom, cooking classes and tours to elephant sanctuaries, a museum called “Art in Paradise” just kind of stood out.

on Workaway

on Workaway

When we sometimes stop to think about what allowed us to start travelling long-term, there are two categories that come to mind: those which made the whole change possible, and those which somehow made it much easier.

How much we spent in Melaka

How much we spent in Melaka

Having told you about our (pretty relaxed) 16 days in Melaka, last April, we wanted to go into some detail about something that probably raises some questions: our day-to-day expenses. Like, how expensive is Melaka, anyway?

Our 16 days in Melaka

Our 16 days in Melaka

Back home, in Portugal, Melaka is quite a familiar name. It’s like Goa and Macao, names that evoke memories of our country’s long gone past lives, when the little Portugal was the Portuguese Empire, sometimes called the first global empire in history.

Do you know how to enter a Chinese temple?

Do you know how to enter a Chinese temple?

We’re probably not exaggerating when we say that, throughout our trips to countries like Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore or Taiwan, we must have entered about.. a whole bunch of temples (ballpark).

#2 – Some plan, whatever it may be

#2 – Some plan, whatever it may be

This is post #2 in the series “10 steps to send you on your way”, where we share the 10 most important steps we gave in order to start our long trip, and the ones we consider essential for anyone wishing to live a life of (more) travel.

#3 – Ok, I am here! ..Now what?

#3 – Ok, I am here! ..Now what?

This is post #3 in our series “10 steps to send you on your way”, where we share the 10 most important steps we gave while starting our first long trip, and the ones we consider essential for anyone wishing to live a life of (more) travel.

Why you’ll visit Bako National Park

Why you’ll visit Bako National Park

You won’t be visiting Bako (a real beauty of a National Park in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo) for its exquisite cuisine or for the chance to have a near-death encounter with a croc, but you can bet there are a whole bunch of very good reasons to head that way.

You asked, we answer — 2nd Edition

You asked, we answer — 2nd Edition

Back when we told people about how we were leaving our full-time jobs and getting a one-way ticket to Bangkok, the questions just came pouring in, meaning that even after that first blog post we still have a whole drawer full of unanswered questions.

How fun are 3D Art museums?

How fun are 3D Art museums?

During our stay in Chiang Mai, amidst exuberant temples built under the Lanna Kingdom, cooking classes and tours to elephant sanctuaries, a museum called “Art in Paradise” just kind of stood out.

on Workaway

on Workaway

When we sometimes stop to think about what allowed us to start travelling long-term, there are two categories that come to mind: those which made the whole change possible, and those which somehow made it much easier.

How much we spent in Melaka

How much we spent in Melaka

Having told you about our (pretty relaxed) 16 days in Melaka, last April, we wanted to go into some detail about something that probably raises some questions: our day-to-day expenses. Like, how expensive is Melaka, anyway?

Our 16 days in Melaka

Our 16 days in Melaka

Back home, in Portugal, Melaka is quite a familiar name. It’s like Goa and Macao, names that evoke memories of our country’s long gone past lives, when the little Portugal was the Portuguese Empire, sometimes called the first global empire in history.

Do you know how to enter a Chinese temple?

Do you know how to enter a Chinese temple?

We’re probably not exaggerating when we say that, throughout our trips to countries like Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore or Taiwan, we must have entered about.. a whole bunch of temples (ballpark).

#2 – Some plan, whatever it may be

#2 – Some plan, whatever it may be

This is post #2 in the series “10 steps to send you on your way”, where we share the 10 most important steps we gave in order to start our long trip, and the ones we consider essential for anyone wishing to live a life of (more) travel.