Who is PedroL?

PedroL is a world citizen. Borned in Lisbon (Portugal), he has been travelling everywhere in the last 30-something years to collect stories. Stories of people and literature. Stories told through pictures and reports. Stories dreamed by nonsense and music.

PedroL graduated in ‘communication’ and is a freelancer writer. As journalist he writes stories about priests and freaks, cities and communities, traditions and new trends. Under the pseudonymous Mário C. Brum, PedroL has created a literary world where surrealism meets fantasy and unlimited creativity (cof cof!).

PedroL speaks portuguese, english and spanish. Interested in slavic languages, he understands some basic russian, macedonian and bulgarian. Last 2010, PedroL had the chance to live for some months in Skopje (Macedonia). Together with other fellow europeans, he worked in a local youth organization, plunging in a vibrant and diverse society.

To collect his stories, PedroL wandered (as pilgrim) in Beijing, Chernobyl, Rovaniemi, Chișinău and Brasov, among many other places. In the near future, PedroL plans to take inspiration in the streets of Montevideo, in Reykjavik´s coldness and dancing hand in hand with Tbilissians. Meanwhile, he works in a hostel in the city center of Lisbon.

World Wide Project

In this ever-more-globalized-world, internet became the primary tool and World Wide PedroL was created for the author present his work, not only in Portugal or in the UK but also in Guatemala, in Kyrgystan, in here, in there.

World Wide PedroL is a work-in-progress portfolio, focused to readers from all over the world and composed by journalistic articles, travel chronicles, photo essays and whatever.

In his innocence (by one side) and in his show-off (by another), PedroL believes this project will help him to transmit, recognize and perceive the richness of different cultures. And maybe in finding his place in the world. Maybe indeed.

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427 responses to “Who is PedroL?

  1. I love your photography, great to find such a beautiful travel site.

    • Ola Miriam, obrigado pelo comentário 😊 Gostava muito de ir ao Brasil, tenho a certeza que ha muito para ver, mas ainda nao tive oportunidade… Abraço PedroL

    • hi and thank you so much for your message 🙂 I´m happy to know you´re learning portuguese, it is such a beautiful language right?? have you been in Portugal?? greetings from sunny Lisbon, PedroL

  2. Absolutely beautiful photographs I don’t think I have seen so many gorgeous settings and cities. You do an excellent job. Thank you for liking my post about change very appreciated.

  3. Breathtaking photography! I’ve always wanted to travel, see the world but for now I’ll just live vicariously through your art.

  4. “And maybe in finding his place in the world.” interesting!
    how do you know that you’re already in ‘the place’? how do you describe ‘the place’ itself? is it something physical or something related to non-physical (such as feelings)?
    have a good day!

    • hi and thank you so much for your feedback 🙂 well, literally speaking, find a place in the world is to find a physical place lol however, and honestly, the more I travel the more I realize this place is Lisbon, my hometown… which doesn´t mean that I´d like to stay here forever, in fact I want to travel and live in the most diverse places as possible 🙂 well, in the end, I think it might be something related to my feelings and emotions – it means I always need to see new things and experience new adventures, hope you understand me 🙂 have a great week 🙂 cheers, PedroL

  5. Thanks for coming along with us to Helsinki! I hope you’ll come back now and then as we travel through the Baltic region. Saludos desde Cognac, Francia

    • eheh thanks 🙂 it will be a pleasure to see the baltic region through your posts 🙂 actually I have traveled a lot there, during the year I lived in Latvia! regards, PedroL

      • hi Claudia 😉 I lived in Riga in 2016/2017 for 10 months, it was a very challenging experience, to be honest… but I have realy sweet memories from this period 🙂 have a great week, PedroL

  6. What a beautiful site you have! I am so glad to have visited it! Thank you for visiting mine too…See you around!
    Laura Benjamin

    • dear Pieter, thanks for yuor message 🙂
      the theme I use is called Oxygen 🙂 even if it is not perfect, I like the fact it is very clean but also free 🙂 have a wonderfull week, PedroL

  7. Amazing! As a journalism grad & aspiring traveler, I feel like your blog is exactly what I was looking for. Looking forward to reading and seeing more from you.

    • thank you so much for your message 🙂 good luck in your studies and don´t worry, if that´s your goal you´ll make it, just never stop to work for that 🙂 cheers, PedroL

  8. Hi Pedrol. Thank you for visiting my blog. It’s always nice for me to discover new blogs as well. I’ll be making some changes to the appearance in coming days/weeks. Pop by and tell me what you think.

    • that´s right Catherine, the chance to discover new blogs it’s always nice and one of the main reasons for me to blog and share my trips here on worldwidepedrol eheh can´t wait to see your updates and just started to follow your blog, feel free to follow mine back 🙂 have a wonderful week, PedroL

  9. Hi PedroL, thank you so much for visiting my blog. I’m happy you stopped by, because now I know about your blog too – I liked reading about your travel stories as well. Looking forward to reading more. Stay safe in the meantime! 🙂

    • that’s amazing Jo, I love to write and share my thoughts and ideas during my travels, i’m sure you’ll pass a good time here eheh stay safe too, all the best, PedroL

    • I’m truly happy to read your words, that’s truly kind 🙂 i’m not a professional photographer, I do it, obviously, for fun, but that’s truly encouraging 🙂 just started to follow your amazing blog 🙂 have a great day, PedroL

  10. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I’m enjoying your photography and stories. I’ve always wanted to visit Portugal…I’ll have to add this to my next trip list, now 🙂
    Cheers,
    Mel

    • You have an interesting job Maggie 🙂 at the moment, unfortunately, I am not working anymore in Hospitality… last year I traveled a bit and started a pos graduation in Tourism Management and now, due to the covid, many of the hotels closed in Lisbon… let’s see how it goes 🙂 thanks for your comment and have a great week, PedroL

  11. Checked in here after you ‘liked’ our article on creating a travel podcast. We’d love to feature a suggestion from you on an upcoming episode – plus a ref. to your great blog, of course! Can you suggest a city that you think would make a great city break and give a reason or two? Please send it to citybreakspodcast@citybreaks.co.uk. Thank you!

    • hi and thanks for your comment 🙂 I just wrote you, check your email eheh and thanks for the opportunity 🙂 regards, PedroL

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