François is a Brazilian-born, London based journalist. An ingenious writer - a traveller by heart. He loves telling stories, inspiring people to start their own adventures and being in the moment.
Most inspiring trip: Nikko in Japan - the mist, the sounds of the temples, the fragrance of incense at this former imperial city - everything was so ethereal, so magical.
Quirkiest country you’ve visited: Egypt. It was amazing how many crazy situations I went through in Cairo. Heading to the Siwa oasis was also super-surreal.
I never travel without… An open heart.
Where are you dying to go? Bhutan, São Tomé and Prince.
Favorite under the radar place? Saco do Mamanguá - Brazil.
Travel advice: Don't try to change the way other culture's do stuff - every way is valid. Also be out of your comfort zone - that's where often times the magic happens. In the journey we trust!