Category: Travel Diaries

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Chichén Itzá, Palenque, Agua Azul, Oaxaca: Discover Mexico

Country of over 120 millions inhabitants, Mexico has many tourist attractions, Mayan pyramids, cenotes, waterfalls, beautiful beaches, here are the places not to be missed.    Chichén Itzá   When we think about Mexico most people immediately think of the Mayan Pyramids. Chichen Itza is the main Mexican site and a part of Unesco World heritage. It is also on the New 7 Wonders of the World list.  It remains a "must-see"  place even if I prefer Palenque Pyramids, more authentic and less touristic in my opinion. (Entrance fees 180 pesos / 9 euros) San Cristobal de las Casas   Elected in 2010 "Most magical…

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Kerala, Goa and Hampi : Discover South India

After spending more than two months in this incredible country, today I am suggesting some incredible places for you to visit in South India!    Goa   Goa is known worldwide for the hippie spirit. Goa and its perfect beaches are the first Indian tourist destination for those wishing to get few sunny, lazy days. Whether you prefer reading a book on the beach or dancing till dawn, everyone will find what they are looking for in Goa! Personally, my favourite place was Palolem in the south of the Goa region, it is very quiet and authentic. I would also suggest that you avoid Calangute…

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Mexico city: Discover Mexico Capital

Mexico city (Ciudad de Mexico) is the fourth largest city in the world, but it also has a lot of charm and many places to visit.     Chapultepec Park   The Mexican equivalent to Central Park, the Chapultepec Park, is located south west of the city and not far from the anthropological museum. It is the largest urban park in Latin America. This place is conducive to walking and you also have a lake where you can navigate by boat.   Without a doubt the most relaxing area in the city is in the middle of the park. Nestled on a hill there is…

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From The millennium city of Petra to Wadi Rum desert: Discover Jordan

Located between Saudi Arabia and Israel, Jordan has many hidden treasures that are just a short flight from Europe. Don’t miss them!    Petra   This is the must see site in Jordan. As part of the UNESCO World Heritage, Petra is on the list of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Visiting this place is worth the trip alone. An ancient Nabatean city, Petra has been bathed in antiquity around the 8th century B.C. The main gate of Petra also called "Khazneh" dawns the entrance of the site. In the evening a light show is organized with thousands of candles. The site is…

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From the Rajasthan to Varanasi, one of the oldest cities of the World: Travel in North India

I had left you in my last travel post in South India, Mumbai. I suggest you hit the road today to the north and especially the city of Udaipur, in Rajasthan state.   On the banks of Pichola Lake, the City of Udaipur   After 15 hours on the train and with numb legs I finally arrived in Udaipur, the “City of Aurora”. The city is built around artificial lakes and is famous for the City Palace and the Taj Lake Palace, where part of the James Bond film "Octopussy" with Roger Moore was shot. At sunset the view of the lake and surrounding hills…

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From Lima to the Machu Picchu: Travel through the Peruvian Andes

After 10 months travelling around the world, Peru was the last step on my journey. It is located on the west coast of South America. I really suggest you discover this country that really surprised me, especially the beauty and diversity of the landscapes. From Lima to Ica, First Steps On The Pan-American Highway   The Peruvian capital Lima, does not have as many tourists as Rio de Janeiro, Santiago de Chile or Buenos Aires. But Lima has a charming down town and a few museums and places of interest. However, if your stay in Peru is short, I advise you not to stay in…

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Espiritu Santo and Efate : The Vanuatu Paradise

Espiritu Santo:  Vanuatu largest island    It is the largest island in the Vanuatu archipelago, Espiritu Santo is an unreal paradise for nature lovers. Tucked away and untouched by mass tourism, its landscapes are idyllic and still really wild. This island has approximately 40,000 inhabitants and stretches 60km from south to north and 50km from east to west. The only airport on the island is located in Luganville, it has direct flights to Australia and New Zealand. Luganville isn’t all that interesting except that it's the only place on the island where you will find food shops. There is only one paved road and it…

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Discover Melbourne: The Australian Art Capital

 In recent years Melbourne has been described as the cultural art capital. Each year Australia takes first place in ‘The Most Pleasant City in the World’. I have been living here for 8 months and I will tell you I fell in love with this amazing city. I want to show you the places that for me represented Melbourne city.     I was completely surprised by the friendliness of the people of Melbourne. All bus drivers say "Hello", supermarket cashiers addressed me with a broad smile, and the police officers were extremely helpful. I feel that Melbourne is a very livable city... Melbourne Side…

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