2 days in Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Bacalar was definitely one of my favourite spots in Yucatan. Not that many tourists and bus tours wander, probably too far away from the actual riviera maya … and I’m glad they don’t! Bacalar is what every Mexican Pueblo Mágico should be. What to do in Bacalar? Enjoy the seven-colour lagoon: take a boat tour, rent a SUP or a kayak, or simply go to … Continue reading 2 days in Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico

2 days in Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya, Mexico

I landed at Cancun airport early December 2021 and definitely wanted to avoid the resort crowds. So I decided that my first Mexican stop would to in Puerto Morelos, a more typical fishing Mexican town, a few kilometers south from Cancún. How to get to Puerto Morelos? I booked a Hotel shared shuttle (US $ 20) booked on the airport website. Two guys with a … Continue reading 2 days in Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya, Mexico

10 days in the South Island, New Zealand

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 10 days in the South Island, New Zealand

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

5 days in New Zealand North Island

Coming straight from Sydney, I spent the first 5 days of my trip in New Zealand in the Northern Island. I loved discovering the Maori culture, the geysers and the surroundings of the Lake Taupo. Unfortunately the bad weather prevented me from doing the Tongariro Alpine crossing and gave me a bad cold. Nevermind: I’ll be back! Auckland What to do in Auckland? Free tour: … Continue reading 5 days in New Zealand North Island