Creative Travel Writing
Tiago has a degree in International Relations, and studied scripwriting and drama in London. He has a doctorate in tourism. He has been working as a journalist since 1991, and is currently a freelancer. He won the Young Reporter prize awarded by the Portuguese National Centre of Culture in 1995. He is a teacher of writing and travel literature. As an author he has published five travel books in Portuguese: Viagens Sentimentais (2007) A Casa do Mundo (2008) As Rotas do Sonho (2010) Endereço Desconhecido (2011) and Crónica da Selva (2014). He also wrote the intimate diary Hei-de Amar-te Mais (2013) and the work of fiction O Baú Contador de Histórias (2014). He also edited Quo Vadis, Salazar? (Escritos do Exílio), a compilation of chronical and tales written in self-imposed fiscal exile. The historical romance A Escada de Istambul is his most recent book. His play A Orelha Negra will soon be performed.