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Itinerary of a 4 days trip in Cambodia

Itinerary of a 4 days trip in Cambodia

My trip in Cambodia appeared to be one of the most fantastic discoveries I've had the chance to make in Southeast Asia. There are many reasons to love Cambodia -the atmosphere is very chilled out, the scenery astonishing, the food delicious and the history of the country fascinating... 

Falling in love with Japan: 10 things to do in Kyoto

Falling in love with Japan: 10 things to do in Kyoto

Surrounded by mountains, the city hides countless zen gardens, traditional ryokans, delicious restaurants, ancient temples and historic streets. The city is so full of enchanting sites, it's a pleasure just wandering around Kyoto, getting lost in search for new discoveries... 

Halloween in New York: a party you’ll remember

Halloween in New York: a party you’ll remember

From Chelsea to Brooklyn, the streets of New York are filled with a spooky atmosphere. Shops and houses are decorated with pumpkins, ghosts and spider webs, people are all excited and from 4pm, zombies begin to emerge out of nowhere. It's one of the most thrilling moment to be in NYC!

Muay Thai Madness: Learning Muay Thai in Thailand

Muay Thai Madness: Learning Muay Thai in Thailand

National sport of Thailand, Muay Thai is a combat sport similar to boxing and martial art. It uses the entire body, incorporating punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes. It is so popular that instead of watching a fight, you can simply try it yourself and put yourself through the gruelling training of champions... I tried Muay Thai, and I loved it!

Between Past and Present: Checking in The Blue Indigo Lijiang

Between Past and Present: Checking in The Blue Indigo Lijiang

Situated half way of our Yunnan trip itinerary, Lijiang is a gorgeous old town dating to the late Song dynasty. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997, it used to be part of the legendary Silk Road. We wanted a break from the spirited road trip, some time to slow down, explore Lijiang and discover the Naxi ethnic minority. The Blue Indigo came as an evidence...

A Glimpse of Ancien China: Fujian Hakka Tulou

A Glimpse of Ancien China: Fujian Hakka Tulou

Set amongst Fujian Province's rice, tea and tobacco fields stands a very unique architecture treasure : the Tulou. Large earthen houses dating back centuries built along a circular or square floor plan. Housing a whole clan -up to 800 people!-, the Tulou houses function as village units, and are still inhabited today... Are you ready for a journey back in time? 

Checking in a Secret Sanctuary in the old city

Checking in a Secret Sanctuary in the old city

Sprawling across the grounds of a magnificent 200 year-old Tamarind Tree, Tamarind Village is a haven of peacefulness with the charm of a village. Not only we enjoyed the situation and the design, but we also enjoyed the lovely Spa and the incredible Ruen Tamarind Restaurant. Let's explore the property.

That day I've seen a fortune teller in Hong Kong

That day I've seen a fortune teller in Hong Kong

A friend of mine lived in Mexico for a couple of years -since then, she became really keen on all the fortune teller things. I've accepted to go get our fortune told together. I was more than relax, going there only for fun. Anyway, the guy is not going to tell me I'm gonna die tomorrow, right? Can't be bad news! At least that's what I thought... 

10 Alternative Things To Do In Hong Kong

10 Alternative Things To Do In Hong Kong

It is not uncommon to hear people saying they've seen everything in Hong Kong once they've ticked all the boxes on their check list. But the truth is, beneath its skyscrapers and temples, there are lots of great alternative things to do in Hong Kong, that are not too hard to find, and absolutely worth the effort...

Why the hell does everyone love Bali so much?

Why the hell does everyone love Bali so much?

We lived in Indonesia for a year, and were lucky to have Bali as our 'weekend destination'. We spent a lot of time on the island of Gods, and we loved it. We hated it. We loved it. We hated it -you see my point. My question is: why the hell does everyone LOVE Bali so much? What about the 17.000 other island in Indonesia, and Southeast Asia, and the rest of the world?  It might be the exotic weather, the down-to-earth lifestyle, the laid-back vibes, or maybe...

Lanterns, Mooncakes & Dragons: Hong Kong's Mid Autumn Festival

Lanterns, Mooncakes & Dragons: Hong Kong's Mid Autumn Festival

Although Hong Kong was under British colonial rule for 100 years, the city kept its Chinese traditions and habits in the blood, and that's what makes it so special. Mid Autumn Festival is one of the most charming and colorful events celebrated in HK. The Festival features a broad array of celebrations, including huge thematic lantern displays and carnivals, as well as various cultural shows and performances...

Travel Guide : What to do in Tokyo?

Travel Guide : What to do in Tokyo?

Tokyo. The sublime, the vibrant, the dazzling, the futuristic. TOKYO. First time I set foot in the city, I couldn't believe it -is that all real or am I in a movie scene? The language, the food, the culture, the architecture, the humor, EVERYTHING is different from what I know. It's thrilling. Since I've discovered the city, I can't help coming back again and again.

An illustrated journey: that time I discovered Beijing

An illustrated journey: that time I discovered Beijing

I just came back from my very first trip in China and still can't believe how amazing it was. I have to confess: I had lots of pre-ideas about China. I've heard so many stories from travelers, I just wanted to go there and explore it by myself. To get my own idea… Beijing literally blew my mind, for different reasons. 

Quick Guide to Seoul in 48h

Quick Guide to Seoul in 48h

Seoul is an amazing city with a very strong personality. Dazzling, playful, clean, majestic, spoiled with a generous surrounding nature. Dive into this dynamic city full of traditional markets, temples, massive temples, gorgeous parks & futuristic skyscrapers.