A quest to create an off-grid & unfeigned life in Portugal. But with some glam.

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Author: sophie

Best of both worlds

What if expertise and morality go hand in hand? What if people help politicians with difficult dossiers, and they learn to work together?  I am

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When I was in Belgium I had the pleasure to meet the founder of Aruna Yoga, Nicki Forman,  and to attend one of her workshops

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bio men

‘I brought you some biological lemons,’ Margo says. I hear a kind of contentment in her voice and look up at her, a bit confused.

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Between Porto & Ghent

Two years ago, I decided not to fly anymore within the borders of Europe. Despite the estimation that the number of air travellers will double

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I am the new elite

Hi, I am Sophie. AKA, an ex-hippie, -alternative and -hipster, and since short, member of the new elite: the ones that distinguish themselves from the

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February’s pleasures

Okay, let’s try something new: I want to share the things I discovered this week. Because sharing music, podcasts, books, restaurants and recipes, is fun!

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Do things well?!

I finally have what I want so there are no more excuses left for not working hard. With freedom comes a lot of responsibility. After

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Moving forward

Be careful what you wish for. Freedom is something you have to be able to cope with. Sometimes, this Portuguese life feels like a retirement:

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Gaea & Trui

Eleven years ago, Gaea & Trui drove on their motorcycle from the front door to the Stan countries, Yemen… And back. A truthful and pleasant

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