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How to create a healthy and fun travel itinerary

When planning a trip to destinations like Portugal, Brazil, and the Portuguese-speaking African countries, it’s natural for us to focus on iconic landmarks such as the Belém Tower in the heart of Lisbon, the paradisiacal beaches of Fernando de Noronha, and the wild landscapes of Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique.

We’ve crafted an itinerary that combines must-see experiences with tips to stay healthy during your journey in Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Cape Verde:

Lisbon, Portugal:

Begin your journey in Lisbon, the picturesque capital of Portugal. Explore the historic streets of Alfama and enjoy the panoramic view from São Jorge Castle. To stay healthy, indulge in delicious Portuguese cuisine, rich in fresh fish, vegetables, and olive oil.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:

In Rio de Janeiro, don’t miss visiting the iconic Cristo Redentor and enjoying the stunning city view. Take a walk or run along the famous Copacabana beach or hike in Tijuca National Park. Stay hydrated with natural juices from tropical fruits and try light Brazilian dishes like açaí and fruit salads.


In Mozambique, enjoy the paradisiacal beaches of Ilha de Moçambique and dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Opt for fresh seafood and traditional dishes like matapa, made with cassava leaves and coconut, healthy and delicious options.

Luanda, Angola:

In Luanda, discover the rich Angolan culture by visiting the National Museum of Natural History and São Miguel Fortress. Stay active by walking along the seaside promenade of Luanda Bay or trying a traditional dance class. Refresh yourself with natural juices from local fruits and try typical dishes like muamba de galinha.

São Tomé and Príncipe:

In São Tomé and Príncipe, explore cocoa and coffee plantations and enjoy the beautiful natural landscapes of the archipelago. Don’t miss tasting fresh fruits like passion fruit and cashew and enjoy light fish and vegetable-based dishes. Hike through the rainforest and relax on the white sand beaches.

Praia, Cape Verde:

Finally, in Praia, the capital of Cape Verde, visit the Municipal Market and taste the exotic flavors of Cape Verdean cuisine. Take a walk to the viewpoint of Achada de Santo António or practice water sports on the golden sand beaches. Try tasty local dishes like cachupa, made with corn, beans, and vegetables.

By following this itinerary, you’ll be able to explore fascinating destinations while taking care of your health and well-being. Remember to stay hydrated, engage in physical activities, and experience the rich culinary diversity each destination has to offer. Have a great trip and make the most of your journey through these beautiful countries.

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