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
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
I escaped from Brussels for 4 days of well-deserved holidays in Barcelona last July. I had been to Barcelona many years before and this time was much more about relaxing and drinking mojitos than visiting (anyway it was way to warm!). Equipped with my favourite guide and my never-failing (mh!) instinct, here are my recommendations to make your taste buds happy! Eating in Barcelona Our best … Continue reading Eating and drinking mojitos in Barcelona