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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, near 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…

Where to go in France post-lockdown

Arcachon - Le Moulleau

Coronavirus ends is approaching shortly – In France, bars and restaurants are meant to open mid-May as well as museums. Other outdoors activities, such as hiking or kayaking will also open back in a few days. Overall, it is a perfect time to plan a summer holidays in France and discover what our gorgeous country has to offer to its visitors beside Paris. If you wonder where to…

The best winter holidays in Île de Ré – France

The Phare de la Baleine - Ile de Ré

Just a few minutes away from La Rochelle, Île de Ré (Island of Ré) is one of the most popular French island on the Atlantic side. With its little sister, Ile d’Oléron, it attracts every summer many Parisians seeking its picturesque villages, its gorgeous seaside and its delicious seafood restaurants. With the French curfew, we spent a perfect relaxing holidays there! Practical information about Ile de Ré How…

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…

Our favourite drone photos around the world from 2020

View over Sweden in winter by drone

2020 has been a very weird year, many of our big plans got cancelled, and Alexandra has even missed a much awaited wedding of one of her best friend in India… however, we were lucky enough to still be able to travel a little. Mostly in France, during Summer, a quick stop in Italy, and finally, we ending up this very surprising year with two months in Sweden……

Visit Sweden: Tiveden National Park, Västra Götaland County

Tivedens National Park lake

After a lovely first week in Sweden, dedicated to visiting and working in the capital Stockholm – we finally exited the city and headed out to Swedish countryside. As the autumn was coming to an end, we decided it was the perfect time to hike and enjoy the gorgeous forest colours. This led us to our second stop: Tiveden National Park. Tiveden National Park Tiveden National Park is…

Guide for the perfect stay in the gorgeous Stockholm

The view from Djurgården Bridge

When should I visit Stockholm We were in Stockholm at the end of October to 2020, as part of our long 7 weeks trip to Sweden, and even if days are not very long (sun is going down around 4pm), we had a great stay and were able to enjoy the city almost at its best. The major issues we got were with the Coronavirus restrictions we will…

The best safari trip in Kenya

zebras in the savannah

Alexandra has been to Kenya in 2012 and until now it has been her absolute favorite trip. We have been planning to go back to Africa, probably in Tanzania or Namibia as soon as it will be possible to travel as it is a continent we really want to discover. This post will focus mostly on photographies of wild animals and sceneries in National Parks but we know…