Zakopane & Morskie Oko Lake

Have you ever heard of the Tatras? They are a mountain range forming a natural border between Poland and Slovakia. They also happen to be the highest in the Carpathian Mountains. The highest Polish peak is called Rysy and rises up 2499 meters. And at 1395 meters high lies Morskie Oko, a beautiful lake 35 … Continue reading Zakopane & Morskie Oko Lake

Entering Auschwitz

May 2017, it smells of lilac flowers in the courtyard of Auschwitz I. It looks strangely calm and empty there, everything seems symetrical with the blockhouses and their bricks, the trees. There are many school groups and visitors, I picked a visit in French and our guide has a lovely polish accent. When we left … Continue reading Entering Auschwitz

Luang Prabang, gold, ochre & saffron

Last year, before flying to Australia, I met a lovely lady on a bus ride from London to Oxford and she told me all about her one month trip to Laos. She must have made a great impression on me because I kept Luang Prabang at the back of my mind for a long, long … Continue reading Luang Prabang, gold, ochre & saffron

Bienvenue en Normandie

As a French citizen, I was taught about Normandy and the role this region played in D-Day during WW2. I had visited Caen and its war museum, we also went on a school trip to the beaches and memorials as part of our history lessons. I enjoyed it greatly, even swimming in the Channel sea … Continue reading Bienvenue en Normandie

April in Paris

Spring has to be one of the best times of the year to visit a city. It won't be as touristy as in the summertime but the sun is already shining, the locals start coming out of the darkness of winter. Paris awakes again in April. So my friend Lina and I decided to spend … Continue reading April in Paris

Take a walk in the woods

"Ma racine est au fond des bois" Emile GallΓ© Travelling abroad often means getting on a plane, unless you are a real adventurer and you use the boat, you go hitchhiking across the world, you take your bike or any other kind of brave and adventurous transportation (like people who walk the earth and count … Continue reading Take a walk in the woods