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Marseille & surroundings : My must-sees

Calanque de Sugiton

Ah… Marseille… The cicadas, the singing accent, the hot weather, the old port, the Mucem, the calanques… So many things you think you know and yet… Marseille is so much more than that, not only in the city but also beyond, there is so much to explore! I discovered this area 4 years ago and every visit is a new surprise. In this article I tell you about 7 magical places to discover, in Marseille and its surroundings. Most of…

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Van trip in Brittany – 5 days itinerary

For our annual road trip of the year we chose to stay in France to visit Brittany! Its wild coasts, its turquoise waters, its castles full of history, many people can’t imagine the amazing landscapes that Brittany it has to offer. Our road trip is divided in two parts : The first, from Saint-Malo to Cap Frehel, in a AirBNB; The second, for a new adventure … 5 days travelling by Van Needless to say that his trip satiated our…

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Week-end escape in Berlin – Day 2&3

  Day 2: Tiergarten After waking up with panoramic views on the city and an amazing breakfast, we are off to explore the Tiergarten district. Today’s menu : See the city from high at the Panoramapunkt,Potsdamer Platz, visit the Reichstag and explore the Tiergarten, biggest park in Berlin.       Staatsoper Unter den Linden (Berlin Opera) On the road, quick stop in front of one of Berlin’s three operas “Staatsoper Unter den Linden”. According to Voltaire “the most beautiful…

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Week-end escape in Berlin – Day 1

We heard a lot about Berlin, sometimes described as alive and dynamic, sometimes as cold, destroyed and without any charm… We wanted to have our own idea so we went there for a week-end! Travelling mid-October we expected to get out scarfs and gloves, well no ! It was Indian summer, over 26 degrees all weekend. And believe me with the sun we do not live at all the same experience!   Day 1: Friedrichshain – Mitte Leaving Paris-Charles de…

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Explore Venice in 3 days

Venice: its canals, its gondolas, its little streets; welcome to one of the most romantic cities in the world. Romantic but not only, it’s above all an atypical city, full of beautiful stories and with an atmosphere that you won’t find anywhere else. I made the choice to go there with friends, it may seems surprising but in the end we weren’t the only ones to have made this choice. Of course it’s not Ibiza, do not go there to…

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Venice – Travel Tips

Venice is probably one of the most beautiful and the most atypical city in the world. Many tourists flock there and it’s sometimes difficult to find a good accommodation or a good restaurant among the thousands that you will find. Here is a few tips that can help you plan your trip.   Best time to go: No matter when you choose to go, you should know that the city will be crowded anyway. We left in June and the…

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Scotland – On the road to the isle of Skye

It was the long-awaited stopover “the Isle of Skye”, the one I dreamed of, so much I saw fabulous pictures of it. It only remained to hope that the weather was going to be good, and it was. The arrival on the island amazed us, the landscape was changing kilometer after kilometer, maybe the blue sky had something to do with that   Eilean Donan Castle Nestled on a rock right at the entrance of the Isle of Skye, this…

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Scotland – From loch Lomond to the Highlands

After discovering Edinburgh we are off to our road trip across Scotland. 7 days on the roads during when we are going to go through 3 mains areas: Loch Lomond, the Highlands and the Isle of Skye. After picking up the car, the adventure can now begin and what better start than driving on the wrong side of the road? We can’t wait to leave the city to enjoy the long-awaited change of scenery. For this second day we head…

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Edinburgh: One of the most beautiful European Capitals

During our Scottish road trip we spent a few days in the capital, Edinburgh. We visited many major European cities and we can say now without hesitation that Edinburgh ranks in our top 3. To summarize in one word: mesmerizing! Like everywhere, to explore you’ll have to walk, walk and still walk: 40km in 3 days. So if you are looking for what to do and see, here is our small selection.   Edinburgh Castle – Symbol of the City…

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Scotland – Travel Tips


Getting ready for Scotland wasn’t an easy thing to do as there is so many things to see! Lochs, mountains, castles (not all are haunted), national park without forgetting hundreds of islands. Don’t panic, we help you see clearer. We left 10 days, so we had some choices to made for this first visit in the Mackay Clan country.   Which island(s)? Unfortunately, we will not talk about the 790 islands that Scotland has, but the main islands. Each seems…

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