spanish

5 tips to learn Spanish

Written on 1 December 2018 in Travel advice

When travelling, being able to speak the local language really changes your experience. This allows you to fully understand your environment, to create bonds with locals, to negotiate or to avoid scams and problems. This...

Chiapas

Chiapas: San Cristóbal de Las Casas and Palenque

Written on 1 December 2018 in America

Located in southern Mexico, the Chiapas region borders Guatemala. The landscapes vary between mountains and dense tropical forests. We visited the city of San Cristóbal Las Casas, surrounded by mountains, and the ruins ...

Oaxaca

Top 25 things to do in Oaxaca

Written on 29 November 2018 in America

The Mexican state of Oaxaca is located in the south of the country among the mountains and valleys. The state name comes from its capital, Oaxaca de Juárez. This city is surrounded by mountains and dramatic landscapes. ...

World tour news: second month of travel

Written on 27 November 2018 in World tour

Our second month on our trip around the world was very busy: we travelled all over North America all the way from Canada to Mexico! From Québec to Montréal After visiting the Wendake Indian Reserve we said goodbye to ...

El Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) in Mexico

Written on 18 November 2018 in America

What is El Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead)? El Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead in English, is a Mexican holiday celebrating the dead. It is a very joyous celebration at the end of October/beginning of November (g...

Mexico

A trip to Mexico City

Written on 31 October 2018 in America

Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, is the most populous city in North America and the largest Spanish-speaking city in the world. It is located on a plateau at an altitude of 7,000 ft. It is a vibrant capital full of ac...

Vermont

24h in Montpelier, Vermont state capital

Written on 30 October 2018 in America

A few words about Vermont Vermont is a state located in the northeastern United States on the border with Canada, New York State, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Since the 1960s Vermont has been politically progressive....

Quebec

Québec: 15 things to do in the city and around

Written on 29 October 2018 in America

Québec City is a charming destination. In addition, the day trips to go on in the surroundings are wonderful. We had the chance to spend a month in Canada at the beginning of our world tour. It is such a beautiful count...

World tour news: first month of travel

Written on 26 October 2018 in World tour

The beginning of the honeymoon: between good fortune and troubles from Paris to Québec City going through Alaska and Western Canada. We are taking some time to focus on our first month of travel. An eventful start We we...

Mont Denali

Road trip in Alaska

Written on 2 October 2018 in America

We explored Alaska for 12 days in two different ways: by road with a motorhome/RV and by sea on a cruise ship. The camper van is undoubtedly the best way to visit Alaska by land. It offers comfort and flexibility at a re...