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”

Where, when, how? / Où, quand, comment?

19/11/2015: today I am flying to Norway where I will visit some old friends, but before that I wanted to talk about the trip preparation: I thought having enough time (and money) was sufficient to quickly start travelling… I was so wrong! Going on a big trip (meaning out of Europe and for a fewContinue reading “Where, when, how? / Où, quand, comment?”

The end of my Irish life / La fin de ma vie irlandaise

October 2015: after living ten years in Dublin, I am now ready to give my beloved apartment back and leave Ireland. Temporarily or not? God only knows… Whatever the future will be, I will always keep Ireland in my heart, for its inhabitants, its pubs, its landscapes, its music… Ireland gave me the opportunity toContinue reading “The end of my Irish life / La fin de ma vie irlandaise”

How it all started… Comment tout a commencé…

Five years ago I was made redundant after working for almost 10 years in the same company. I took it as a once in a lifetime opportunity and decided to use this free time to travel. As I never took the time to properly document this great trip, I thought the lockdown was a chanceContinue reading “How it all started… Comment tout a commencé…”