I found a super nice hostel in Lille! More than a hostel, Gastama is also a bar located in a trendy street in the Old Lille where locals love to come for one (or more) drinks. I drove to Lille for the final of the Davis Cup (tennis) Not to be in a rush in the morning, I decided to head to the French city … Continue reading Hostel Gastama (Lille) – Review
Travelling on a budget? I’ve liste below a series of discounts codes below! Enjoy! Airbnb discount All hotels you spotted are booked? Don’t hesitate to try out Airbnb! I’ve had some very nice surprises: a breakfast by the sea in Surfers Paradise, a jacuzzi with a beautiful view in Melbourne and my boyfriend even met the football coach of his favourite singer in York! … Continue reading Travel discounts!
Lakes, rain forest, orchid gardens, walk of giants… The Singapore Botanical gardens are truly a perfect place to escape from the busy town. I arrived from Bugis MRT to Botanic Gardens MRT station in only about 15 minutes. The weather was not great on that day but when discovering the map, I was thrilled! So many different places to discover! Most of the park has … Continue reading An afternoon at the Singapore Botanical Gardens
But travelling is more than pictures. It’s about meeting people: in only 4 days, I met an Indian data scientist working in Stockholm to make us addicted to Candy Crush, a Swiss girl that thinks that 3000€ net is a small salary, a Canadian intern defending gender equality in the European institutions, a former member of the Serbian water polo team that reconverted In a … Continue reading Kotor & Dubrovnik
Two weeks in Brazil and Argentina: a dream come true! Here is a summary of my journey and the visits I managed to do between 2 caipirinhas! 3 days in Rio I landed in Rio end of October to spend a few days in the city I fell in love with whilst watching the Olympics during the summer. I stayed in a rather standard hostel … Continue reading From Rio to Buenos Aires in 2 weeks
I landed in Rio de Janeiro end of October to spend a few days in the city I fell in love with whilst watching the Olympics during the summer. Here’s a quick summary of my 5 days in Rio and Ihla Grande. 3 days in Rio I stayed in a rather standard hostel perfectly located in Ipanema: El Misti hostel. In 3 days I had … Continue reading 5 days in Rio and Ihla Grande
The Iguazu falls are accessible from both Brazil (Foz do Iguaçu) and Argentina (Porto Iguazú). After checking a few guides, it seemed clear that visiting both sides was necessary. And I did not regret it! The Iguazu falls are just completely breathtaking. Here are my advice! I would recommend you to first start in Brazil and then Argentina (longer, and probably more spectacular). Foz do … Continue reading Iguazu Falls: Brazil
I had the chance to visit a tiny bit of Indonesia only: the island of Bintan. We were staying for a few days in Singapore and we needed to relax a bit after a lot of walking (for me) and of working (for him). There are a couple of islands right opposite the city of the Merlion but we decided to go a bit further … Continue reading Bits and pieces of Indonesia