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France Paris and its vicinity Weekend Getaways

Week-end break – Fontainebleau and the majestuous Fontainebleau Forest

July 12, 2020
Forest of Fontainebleau

Alexandra’s family lives in the region of Fontainebleau named “Seine-et-Marne”, affectionately nicknamed “77” (to pronounce 7-7/set-set) by the locals. We have spent all our time there during lockdown and we enjoyed re-discovering one beautiful and more rural area of France. Fontainebleau offers a beautiful and majestuous castle: “The château de Fontainebleau” as well as a forest, full of hikes and diverse landscapes where we love to wander around. It is one of our favourite nature escape less than one hour…

France

Fun fact about France

June 19, 2020

France is the most visited country in the world France is the most visited country in the world. With 89 millions international visitors in 2017, France is leading, followed closely by Spain and the United States. Most of the visitors are coming from country close-by, such as United-Kingdom and Germany. What is the most visited attraction in France? The attraction the most visited in France by visitors is Disneyland with over 13 millions visitors per year. As a French couple,…

Costa Rica

Costa Rica in Video – 3 weeks itinerary

June 4, 2020
Costa Rica- Manuel Antonio National Park

When we planned to visit Costa Rica, we wanted to make a Costa Rica video. Unfortunately, as our drone was broken after a couple of little accidents, we were really sad not to have it with us to shot the gorgeous landscapes of Costa Rica. Finally, we ended up using our newly acquired DJI Osmo Pocket and DJI Action very often, which enabled us to film many great memories of our trip to look back at once the video was…

Italy Weekend Getaways

Italy – Our 5 favourite cities

May 27, 2020

Italy is one of our favourite country. We were lucky enough to visit it several times, but only once together, and it was to go to Naples, almost two years ago now. We cannot stop exploring Italy, so many treasures to see in this beautiful country, but we have decided to show you our five favorite cities (and, what a surprise, most famous ones) with every time one masterpiece and one book, movie or show to travel there in another…

Colombia

Visit to the Guajira Peninsula in Colombia

May 14, 2020
Playa El Pilón de Azúcar

On the last days of our holidays in Colombia, we initally planned to visit Santa Marta and the Tayrona National Park. With our poor planning, the park was closed and we changed our plan to visit the Guajira Peninsula for a few days. What is the Peninsula de La Guajira? La Guajira Peninsula is a peninsula on the extreme northwestern coast of Colombia between Santa Marta and Venezuela. It is the terrority of the Wayuu community, one of the indigenous…

Iceland

Fun facts about Iceland

May 7, 2020
Horses of Iceland

After the 10 fun facts about Costa Rica, we compiled a list of fun facts about Iceland. Iceland was our favourite destination of 2019. With its coldness and windiness, and all its volcanos, it is one of the place on earth where you can truly feel the power of nature! More than 10% of Iceland is covered by glaciers. Vatnajökull is the largest of them all, also the largest in Europe. Over 1000m of ice separates the surface of the…

Iceland

Our favorite things to do in Iceland

April 28, 2020
The view near Höfn

We visited Iceland in March 2019 and it has been one of our favorite trip so far! Between ice and fire, the nature in Iceland is as breathtaking as it is gorgeous. You do not need to really plan any activity while visiting Iceland. Every step, every corner is full of discovery and the diversity of the landscapes is unrivalable… Nevertheless, Iceland unique settings adds a unique touch to every activity and the cold air is an invitation for outdoor…

France Lyon Weekend Getaways

Prepare your visit for a Week-End in Lyon

April 10, 2020
View over Fourvière from La Croix Rousse in Lyon

With Alexandra, we consider Lyon as our second home as we bought our first flat there! We turned it into an Airbnb and enjoy visiting Lyon every few months. This article compile our best advice to spend the perfect week-end in Lyon! Lyon is the third biggest French city after Paris and Marseille and offers a very different vibe than the capital. It is quieter, less international and somehow, we find it more “traditional and french”. Lyon has an exceptional…

Drone Greece

Santorini, Amorgos and Milos – 2 weeks in the Cyclades in Greece

March 28, 2020
Santorini black sand beach

In September 2019, we decided to take a last minute flight to Athens and visit Greece and some of the cyclades islands for 3 weeks for a workation. Our itinerary in Greece and the cyclades We planned our trip a bit last minute, our main objectives for our Greek itinerary : hiking, beach and delicious food. We settled on the Cyclades as we had a flight booked landing in Athens and the other archipelagos, like Ionian islands, are further than…

Costa Rica

Last stop: Corcovado national park & Carate Luna Lodge

March 26, 2020
Luna Lodge in Corcovado National Park

As the last stop of our itinerary in Costa Rica, we decided to go all the way south of the Osa Peninsula to Carate, to discover the most preserved national park of Costa Rica: Corcovado National Park. From the rainforest to the ocean, it was an amazing end to our trip, and it was definitely because we decided to book our last 3 nights at the Luna Lodge. Discover Luna Lodge 2 hours from Puerto Jimenez, after a bumpy road…