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 days in Nha Trang

Nha Trang is a beach town packed with Russian tourists (don’t be surprised to see signs in cyrillic at every crossroad) but with a micro climate that makes the weather particularly good. We arrived in Nha Trang with a night train (SE5) from Hue during our 7-day trip in Vietnam. We took the most expensive tickets in a 4-berth air-conditioned cabin to maximise our chances to have … Continue reading 2 days in Nha Trang

Hoi An

2 days in Hoi An

Hoi An is definitely the prettiest city of our 7-day trip in Vietnam, although extremely touristic. The action mainly happens in the Old Town around the canal. Lots of pretty shops, bars and restaurants in old French colonial houses. It’s also one of the 8 Vietnamese sites listed as at the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Restaurants: Typical: we tested (and were convinced by) the local … Continue reading 2 days in Hoi An