João Cajuda is well known for his travel blog. He is passionate about the world, traveling, people, new cultures and flavors ... He has been fascinated by the unknown since childhood and realized early on that he was born to explore. He prefers the jungle or deserted beaches to the massive tourism of big cities. In 2014 he created his travel blog, joaocajuda.com, and ever since then he’s been going abroad in the constant pursuit of the enjoyment of life. He likes to capture moments and landscapes with his camera and to share their essence in videos and photos. These days almost half a million people follow his adventures around the world on social media. He is also a Tour Leader and takes travelers to get to know his favorite places on the planet, always with that fun and relaxed vibe that we’ve all grown accustomed to.
Susana is a travel journalist and a blogger. She lives in Oporto but spends most of her time traveling, because as she says, "traveling is my life". In 2013 she created her blog, viajecomigo.com, to share itineraries, guides, tips and travel suggestions. Today she is also a LEVA-ME Tour Leader and she will be your guide on some of our tours. As you can expect from a woman from the north of Portugal, good mood is guaranteed.
Leonardo grew up in Lisbon where he graduated in Medicine. He also studied in Italy and Germany, where he took the opportunity to travel around Europe. After completing his degree, he worked as a doctor until he decided that this was not the lifestyle he wanted. He then devoted himself to one of his great passions, languages, and began working online as a freelance translator, which allowed him to travel long-term through Southeast Asia and South America. These days he lives in Lisbon where he is a local tour guide as well as a LEVA-ME Tour Leader. Good mood and a spirit of adventure are guaranteed on his tours.
Artur got his first camera as a child, having immediately started his connection with photography. He graduated in Architecture in 2002, having started working in this area until 2010, the year in which he chooses to dedicate himself as a full time job to his great passion for photography. As a freelance photographer, he has published his wonderful photos in National Geographic, Lonely Planet, Volta ao Mundo, Travels & Safaris, GQ Portugal, Africa Geographic, Orion Magazine, Atmosphere and Sunday Times. He has a deep knowledge of Africa, especially Tanzania, where he accompanies groups of travelers and lets them know the best that the country has to offer. Now get delight with his photos! 🙂
Sorte in English means "Luck", and it's my name, smile of heart and dreamer of Alma, I always liked to breathe freedom and fly over curiosity. Graduated in Organizational Psychology, with specializations in Coaching, NLP and emotional intelligence, I have been dedicated to training people and their development for over 17 years. I teach and share and above all... I learn. Director of the "Oficina do Foco" Project, partner of many entities, I have always dedicated myself to training, guidance, volunteering, travel and photography. With more than 60 countries visited, many solo trips, thousands of smiles saved and many notebooks scribbled... I inspire and "breathe" people and cultures and my mission is to leave the world better than I found it... Can I take you with me?
A journalist with over 20 years of experience, Marlene turns the world's wonders into words. Sights, sounds and tastes come to life through her writing. In 2016, she dedicated herself to travel writing and created the blog marleneonthemove.com, where she shares her experiences around the world. From that moment on, her thirst for travel never stopped. She co-founded the Portuguese Travel Bloggers Association and collaborates passionately with publications such as Lonely Planet.
In addition to writing, surfing makes her travel the world. Sea and adventure run through her veins. She is always ready to explore each destination in detail and believes that travel is even better if shared. Her optimism and contagious smile are a constant presence in all her travels. You will be very well received by Marlene, who will accompany you and take care of all the details so that your trip is unforgettable.