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Alexandra

Rouen in 5 addresses

Cute Street of Rouen

Last week, and for a friend who was becoming a doctor, passing her thesis and celebrating her graduation, we spent a short week-end in Rouen. We barely had time to visit the city, however we did walk around and discovered some very nice restaurants. Here is the list of our suggestions, if ever you come to Rouen! Our first advice would be to stay in the old town:…

Hike and Bivouac at the Lac Blanc, Chamonix

This summer, we are trying to enjoy the post-lockdown as much as possible and get back to our outdoors (relatively) adventurous life. After spending one day in Lyon, our road led us naturally to the somptuous Alps and in particular in Chamonix, where we decided to hike to the famous to the famous Lac Blanc (2352m) and spend one night bivouacking. Little did we know how stormy and…

A road trip in Puglia, South of Italy

It’s been a while we have been dreaming about a road trip in Puglia, Southest part of Italy. And finally, as Italy was one of the first country to reopen for French people, we booked our tickets and we were on our way 10 days later. As always, we would work remotely half of the time, and take some days off as well: we needed strong wifi connexion…

What to do in Marseille, South of France

After our two weeks in Italy, we headed to Marseille, where we spent a long weekend with some friends. We rented a big house with a pool on Airbnb, which was a great idea, as it was already very hot in early July. Here is the list of what to do in Marseille, if you want to enjoy your summer stay in South in France. Head to the…

A week-end in Polignano a Mare, in Puglia, South of Italy

Starting our 2 weeks trip in Italy, our first stop was the lovely village of Polignano a Mare, known as Pearl of the Adriatic, in Puglia, South of Italy. We would stay there 4 days, and most of them will be working days, and wanted a nice place, where we could go out at night to have some nice dinner, and see a great sunset. We had chosen…

Our favourite hiking trails in France with AllTrails

Estom lake, a hike from Cauterets

About 2 years ago, we have discovered the app AllTrails, which has helped us to always find the best hikes nearby. As we have been moving around France a lot last summer, we wanted to share our favourite hiking trails in France. Pointe du Grouin and Pointe du Chatry near Cancale, in Brittany Our first time in Brittany was 2 years ago, during the heatwave in France, when…

The perfect romantic getaway weekend at Château du Palanquey & Spa – Saint-Émilion

Overview of the Château Palanquey

Only a few kilometers away from Saint-Émilion, in the small village of Sainte Colombe, we have discovered a true gem which ended up being the perfect romantic getaway week-end: the Château du Palanquey & Spa ! A true sense of hospitality Let’s be honest: Alexandra’s degree from Les Roches Hospitality management school, and travelling around in some of the best places tend to give us some quite high…

Visit Swedish Lapland: Abisko, the village of the North and its beautiful mountains

Located 250 kilometers North of the arctic circle, Abisko is the village the further North in Sweden. There, you will have the chance to visit the village, but most importantly the Abisko National Park and its beautiful trails in the mountains, and around its canyon. Where to stay in Abisko ? Because we decided to stay longer in Abisko, we had the opportunity to try two different accommodations…

Visit Skaulo, Norrbottens län, in the Wild Swedish Lapland

Huskies ready to go dog-sledding!

After our 10 days road trip on the Baltic Sea, we wanted to stay remote from any big cities and do some more activities in the nature. That’s how we ended up staying in Skaulo, in Norrbottens län, in the middle of Swedish Lapland. The area was indeed very beautiful but the real highlight of our time there was our stay at the Tiny Lakeside Home we found…