China: Harbin Snow and Ice Festival / Festival de sculptures sur glace et de neige de Harbin

29/01/2016: I finally arrived in China. The trip itself was fine, and the arrival in Beijing was quick and easy thanks to a fast train going straight from the airport to the city. I even managed to use the metro without getting lost.

Travelling alone / Voyager seul

You can be travelling with your closest person on Earth, you will not be tired at the same time, you will not always like to see the same things, you will not fancy the same kind of transportation, accommodation, food, at the same moment, that is a fact.

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia / Oulan-Bator, Mongolie

16/01/2016: I’m going out of the plane and enjoy my first steps in Mongolia. All my plans, everything I read in guides and Internet is becoming reality, it is a crazy feeling! A bit of stress, as I am now so far away from everything and everybody I know, but a huge excitement at theContinue reading “Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia / Oulan-Bator, Mongolie”

Aix-en-Provence, Cassis, Pertuis

08/12/2015: I have just spent some amazing days in Aix-en-Provence (close to Marseille) with my friends Nico and Flo and their daughter Soléane, a beautiful little girl who also happens to be my goddaughter. We had some quality time together and we even prepared the Christmas decorations! The weather in the South of France beingContinue reading “Aix-en-Provence, Cassis, Pertuis”

Perpignan, Nîmes 2

03/12/2015: today I am going to Aix-en-Provence, but before leaving, I wanted to share 2 pictures quite representative of Perpignan and Nimes: The Arena of Nimes: it is a Roman amphitheatre built almost 2000 years ago and still in a very good shape. Perpignan train station: according to the painter Salvador Dali, this station is theContinue reading “Perpignan, Nîmes 2”

The “not so fun” bits before travelling… / Les choses “pas si fun” avant de voyager…

27/11/2015: temporarily back to Dublin after the Norwegian stay, my time is currently shared between visiting friends, organising a leaving party and preparing the next steps of the journey. Getting ready for a trip is part of the trip itself, and most of the time it is exciting, but there are some slightly annoying points.Continue reading “The “not so fun” bits before travelling… / Les choses “pas si fun” avant de voyager…”

Beautiful Norway / Merveilleuse Norvège

22/11/2015: Malin and Marek kept me busy during my weekend in Norway. We drove around beautiful places and enjoyed some amazing sunsets on lakes and forests. We spent some time around the famous three swords statues, which were particularly photogenic. On Saturday night they treated me with a tasty dinner. Later we went out againContinue reading “Beautiful Norway / Merveilleuse Norvège”