Lost in the Caribbean Sea: Little Corn Island

Little Corn Island

After one forgettable night in Managua I headed to the airport for some Caribbean adventures. While preparing my Nicaragua trip I read many blog posts about the country and 90% of them showed perfect photos of Little Corn Island, in the Caribbean Sea. That’s how I decided to include this tiny lost island on my Nicaragua “to …

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Beautiful days in Granada (Nicaragua)

granada nicaragua

Although I planned differently, my first real stop in Nicaragua was finally Granada. Granada is one of the oldest cities in America. Founded by the Spaniards in 1524, the city is world famous for its colorful colonial architecture and atmospheric cobblestone streets. The most beautiful area is the Cathedral Square and the streets around it. I dedicated 1 full day …

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5+1 tips to spend a cool WE in Krakow

  Krakow (and Poland) was on my bucket list since many years. The city was worth the long waiting : I LOVED its beautiful architecture and good vibe. Being Krakow also a university city very requested by international students, means that you are never far from cool places for cheap prices. Krakow is the perfect destination …

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Vietnam: conclusions and tips

16 days; traveled by plane, bus, bed-bus, motorcycle, bicycle and boat ; 1 boat cruise; 1 cooking class and some new recipes 😉 1 blue Chinese lamp bought as a souvenir 🙂 No scarfs bought this time 🙁 What I liked MOST The food. I LOVED Vietnamese food; Kind people; Good prices for backpackers; It is …

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5+1 tips to spend a cool WE in Hanoi

I stayed in Hanoi for 4 days in total  and I had a great time, visiting its top sites but also some other local places. If your schedule is shorter, these are my tips to spend a cool WE in the north capital of Vietnam. Saturday 1-MARKET & OLD QUARTER. Wake up early and after …

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Vietnamese Cuisine is Fantastic!

I am not a food lover and food tasting is rarely an important activity during my trips but Vietnamese Cuisine is so good that I could not help trying everything! Vietnamese food is considered one of the healthiest cuisines in worldwide. Traditional Vietnamese cooking is based on its fresh ingredients, minimal use of dairy and …

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Vietnam on two wheels

Let’s be honest: in big cities like Hanoi, driving a motorcycle looks very scary and trying to cross a street as a pedestrian seems like the most dangerous sport you have ever tried. It is true that drivers never stop for you (or for a traffic light) but they know what they are doing and …

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Halong Bay, double checked!

Everybody knows that Halong Bay is a must of any trip to Vietnam and of course I did not want to miss it! But some friends also told me about Tam Coc, the “Halong Bay on land”, a less touristy place where I could find the same kind of karstic landscape but surrounded by rice …

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Some hours in Incheon

Seoul Airport (Seoul – Incheon Airport) is fantastic. Not only has a bunch of shops to spend your time (and money) until your flight’s last call, it also proposes travelers some museums, a cinema, relax area and showers for free and daily costume shows. The paradise of Asian long stop overs, lol. This airport also proposes different …

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Last tango . . before Paris

My tour around the world was about to end, one year later, in Buenos Aires. To be honest, I was never motivated to visit Buenos Aires but at the same time I did not want to miss one of the main cities in South America when I was around the corner and I liked the …

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