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François

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, strange and interesting 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…

Brittany Drone France Weekend Getaways

Brittany from above

March 20, 2020
Brittany from above - drone video july 2019

Our visit to Brittany in July 2019 In summer 2019, an intense heatwave hit France in July. After a few days working in exhausting heat, we decided to escape Paris. We rented a tiny Fiat 500 with Europcar and drove out to the fresh and close Brittany. With us, we brought our DJI Mavic Pro2 drone to shot video during our one week workation. We rented a flat in Brest, Brittany largest city on Airbnb. The apartment was very conveniently…

Costa Rica

Our fourth stop in Costa Rica: Santa Teresa on the Pacific Coast

March 17, 2020
Santa Teresa's beach in Costa Rica

We spent 3 nights in Santa Teresa Costa Rica but we had to work remotely at that time. Apart from some late afternoon at the beach with some incredible sunsets and some really good food, we were not able to explore too much the area. Where to stay in Santa Teresa Costa Rica Our hotel: We needed a quiet and confortable place to stay as we would spend most of our day inside working, having calls and doing some projects.For…

Remote Working

Working remotely during the Coronavirus crisis

March 17, 2020
Francois working remotely in Costa Rica before the Coronavirus crisis

As a digital nomad couple, our life is often about working remotely from beautiful and exotic places around the globe. However, since the Coronavirus crisis started, we are stuck at home with our family and their children and travelling has ceased to be an option for the coming weeks. Nevertheless, work is still remove, it is confined, the view is no longer the beaches of Costa Rica or Greece but the Seine view of our countryside family house. We wrote…

Costa Rica

Our Itinerary in Costa Rica – 3 weeks as digital nomads

March 6, 2020
Santa Teresa's beach in Costa Rica

We decided to visit Costa Rica in February-March 2020 for a short workation and we dedicated several days to decide our final itinerary. Our mains criteria for our itinerary in Costa rica were : 6 days of work to spend along the 3 weeks of holidays : Good working Wifi, in Costa Rica this ended up being our biggest issue : we only had a couple of places with acceptable wifi. Quiet Lots of activities – Costa Rica is a…