2 days in Christchurch

Time to explore the South island! From Wellington on, I couldn’t stop staring through the window of the plane, especially the contrast between mount Tapuae-O-Ueneku and the blue turquoise sea around Kaikoura. I had booked a hostel that was not really in the centre but with a very special story: it’s an old prison! The staff of the Jailhouse accomodation was super welcoming, with nice … Continue reading 2 days in Christchurch

2 weeks in Dominican Republic

So when I told people I had booked flights for Dominican Republic, everybody assumed I was going to stay in an all-in resort sunbathing on the beach. These people don’t know me well. Dominican Republic is much more than that. Let me take you in a relaxed and colourful country plenty of hidden gems. A few days before Easter I landed in Punta Cana surrounded by … Continue reading 2 weeks in Dominican Republic

Santa Marta and Cartagena

The Caribbean coast of Colombia is simply a delight : beautiful nature, warm vibe and interesting history! Santa Marta We arrived in Santa Marta directly from the paradisiac island of Providencia close to the Nicaraguan coast. The airport is 18km away from the city but the taxi was not very expensive (30 000 pesos). Bloggers seem not to really enjoy the city, quite busy and not … Continue reading Santa Marta and Cartagena

2 weeks in Colombia

I truly didn’t know what to expect when my boyfriend told me that he had to travel to Colombia for work and that his project ended around Christmas. To be honest, like most people around me, the first words that came into my head when thinking about Colombia were FARC, violence, drugs and kidnapping. When preparing my trip, I discovered that the situation in Colombia … Continue reading 2 weeks in Colombia