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Discover Forte dei Marmi – What to do in the Italian Saint-Tropez?

September 14, 2020
Street in Forte dei Marmi

The Italian Saint-Tropez, the Hamptons of Tuscany… come discover with us Forte dei Marmi! A friend of ours has invited us for a week in his villa in Tuscany, North Italy, at Forte dei Marmi, a town we only knew by reputation: famous Italian influencers and footballers usually spend their summer here!We went there in September, and even if it was much more quiet than in July or August, we had a fabulous time there! If you need to let…

France South of France

Visit Lascaux, the Sistine Chapel of Prehistory | France

August 31, 2020

After our visit to Saint-Cirq-Lapoppie, we continued our road-trip in France and headed to the Périgord (also known as Dordogne). The Périgord is well-kown for its beautiful landscapes and picturesque villages, but also to be one the most-well preserved place of human settlement of prehistory. About 20,000 years ago, in the glacial age, men lived there. Nowadays, the region is filled with paintings and traces of those tribes of the past. The most famous cave of all is called Lascaux.…

France South of France

Padirac Cave – The underground marvel of the Lot ( France)

August 24, 2020
Padirac underground lake

As we are staying in Saint-Cirq-Lapopie for a week, after visiting the Pyrénées and the Cévennes National Park we had the opportunity to explore Padirac Cave. Padirac Cave (AKA, Le Gouffre de Padirac) is the most visited and largest public cave of France. It is located in the Lot (South West of France) and is offering a full-scale underground adventure, suitable for all ages. We visited Padirac Cave with our nephews, of 4 years old and 1 year old. It…

France South of France Weekend Getaways

Explore the Cévennes National Park – Escape in the wild

August 11, 2020
Sunset over the Cévennes National Park

After visiting the Pays Basque in South West France, we continued our travel within France and headed to the Cévennes National Park in South of France, near Montpellier. The Cévennes National Park is one of the 10 National Park in France, located in the Massif Central, France largest mountain. It is one of the less populated area of France and one of the more preserved one, offering beautiful nature. The Cévennes National Park is also the second French dark sky…

France Hiking Lyon

A week-end hike in the Pilat Regional Natural Park

July 20, 2020

We decided to try bivouacking in France this summer on top of our usual hotels and Airbnb stays as we wanted to discover more the natural area of France. During our first week travelling, we had to head to Lyon for work and decided to plan a week-end bivouacking nearby with Aline, a friend who lives in Lyon. After that, we then moved to planning our 2 days hike and we settled to an itinerary from I-Trekkings, a very exhaustive…

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…