DIY World Map table

What can you do as an amateur travel blogger when your tiny rainy country (aka Belgium) has put a ban on non-essential travels? After several months staring at travel pictures and lonely travel guides, and although being useless with my hands, I decided to pimp an old table with some travelling flavours. Step 1: Sand the table. Before you go all creative, prepare the table … Continue reading DIY World Map table

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

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

Sunset on Wadi Rum

10 days in Jordan

MA-GIC! No other words to describe a country with so many different landscapes to explore and activities to do. I strongly recommend you to go! Jordan tourism is suffering from the political situation in its neighbouring countries which means you will visit most places with only very few other travellers. Amazing! First recommendation: get the Jordan Pass, you won’t regret it! It waves the visa … Continue reading 10 days in Jordan

4 days in Madeira

In Northern Europe, when you say you’re going to Madeira and you’re young, people spontaneously tell you: “Why are you going there? It’s just full of old (German) people!” Well people can continue thinking this as much as they want, good for them, it will mean less people in this gorgeous island with breathtaking landscapes, turquoise waters, great walks in the middle of nowhere and … Continue reading 4 days in Madeira