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Things to do in Lisbon in winter

Thinking about visiting Lisbon in winter? It’s a great idea! Most popular visit Lisbon in the summertime, but going to Lisbon in winter is nice too! The weather is great compared to other European cities, it’s less crowded than usual and since there are few tourists, the prices are lower. You get it, you’ll enjoy […]

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10 famous black explorers who made a mark in history

Before reading the article, be aware that I wrote a 200+ pages book about traveling as a black person. Click here for more info. Numerous black explorers and black travelers made a mark in history, and people don’t even realize it. Black travelers who traversed the continents out of necessity, curiosity, pilgrimage and sometimes a mix […]

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Germany travel tips: what you should know

I always liked traveling to Germany. This country is synonymous with beers, sausages, pretzels, castles, punctuality and beautiful landscapes. You get it, visiting Germany is always interesting. Moreover the Germans, who might seem rather cold at first sight, are actually really nice. A trip to Germany can be a good idea if you don’t know […]

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Traveling alone for the first time: 24 tips for solo travelers

Traveling alone for the first time seems daunting and I completely understand why. Numerous questions churn around in your head: how will it go? Isn’t it dangeerous to travel solo? How will I meet people? Will I get bored? Making the decision to travel solo is already a huge step. Taking your first flight/train/bus to […]

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How to spend a weekend in Paris

Visiting Paris is unmissable when you love traveling. As a Parisian, this is when I started traveling around the world that I realized why Paris is often called the most beautiful city in the world! It’s impossible to get bored there, there are always numerous things to do in Paris. Moreover Paris is an open […]

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Montreal in the fall: things to do

Thinking about spending a few days in Montreal in autumn? Great idea! Autumn in Montreal is awesome, it’s a great time to be there! Unlike what many people may think, there are many things to do in Montreal in autumn! From POP Montreal to Halloween, the public markets, various events and festivals, etc. You can’t […]

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Budget travel tips: how to save money when traveling

How to save money on travel? Hard dilemma, you wanna explore far-off lands, live amazing experiences abroad, and try new dishes on the other side of the world. But there’s a problem, traveling is expensive. It’s true, traveling can be expensive, but we’re still lucky to travel the world. If you think you have to […]

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How to spend a weekend in Portland, Oregon

Portland is the largest city in the state of Oregon, on the westcoast of the US. This city has a special and unique atmosphere and you have to see it, especially if you’re traveling on the westcoast. Indeed, visiting Portland is discovering an alternative, industrial, hipster and environmentally friendly city. Before anything else it’s a […]

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Things to do in London in autumn

It’s autumn in London! This means shorter days, crisp mornings and crunchy leaves. Autumn is a great time to be in the British capital. Indeed there are numerous things to do in London in autumn! From Halloween to Bonfire night, various events and festivals, the Christmas markets, etc. You can also have a walk in […]

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Weekend in Copenhagen: things to do

Copenhagen isn’t necessarily the first city that comes to mind when you think about taking a few days off abroad. However it’s very pleasant to visit Copenhagen. The locals are nice, the architecture is original and let’s not forget numerous surveys assure Denmark is the happiest country in the world. If you’re thinking about spending […]

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Things to do in Belgrade

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As soon as I arrived in Belgrade, the white city, on a Thursday evening, I decided to have a quick walk around my hostel to take the pulse of the city and the atmosphere over there. I wanted to relax before checking the few things to do in Belgrade. I can tell, I wasn’t disappointed. […]

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3 days in Budapest

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I still have in mind the words pronouced by a friend of mine a few days before my first trip in Budapest, back in 2010. I was about to spend 3 days in Budapest, and he had been there several times already. “Budapest, it’s the world capital of X-rated movies. And when you take a […]

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One day in Bratislava

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Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is only about 60 kilometers away (40 miles) from Vienna. Yeah, Vienna is on the east part of Austria, and Bratislava on the west part of Slovakia. Therefore, we have two European capital cities about one hour away from each other, and people only spend one day in Bratislava. I […]

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3 days in Vienna

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“They’re all fake as fuck in Austria, I’ve never seen that before!“. That’s what told me an Irish guy I met in Prague when I told him I was about to spend 3 days in Vienna. “Oh and you’re French too!? They HATE French people! They think YOU french guys are hypocrites because you call them […]

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3 days in Prague

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It’s been quite some time I haven’t been in Prague. Actually last time was in 2007. I was still a student at the time, we went there for three days, and we basically spent the weekend drinking. Didn’t go back there since then, however once I got in Prague, I realized I still had vivid […]

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3 days in Munich

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Beers, beers, beers… I think I didn’t have that many beers in a looong time. Actually, it’s hard not to drink any when you’re in Bavaria, exactly in Munich, where people drink beers just like we drink water. Yes, when you order a beer here in a typical bavarian bar, the waiter doesn’t bring you […]

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Things to do in Bern

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20 swiss francs (18 euros) for a little salad and a bottle of water. I knew life was expensive in swiss but damn, not that expensive! So here I am in Switzerland, in Bern exactly, for a few days. And, not surprisingly, I didn’t see any backpacker. For those who travel on a budget, it’s […]

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Day trip to Stonehenge from London

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Stonehenge is the most famous prehistoric monument in the UK. It’s actually one of the most famous in the world. It’s not surprising that it’s one of the most photographed places in the UK. Every year, one million people decide to visit Stonehenge. The site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s an unmissable if […]

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2 days in London

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Saying that I like London is an euphemism. I love this city! A bit like Paris, everytime you visit London, you discover new things. Moreover London is a cosmopolitan, modern and dynamic city. You’ll find there stores, restaurants, pubs, museums, markets, parks… I love the vibe and the atmosphere there, the London state of mind… […]

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I wrote a book

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Holy shit I wrote a book! I WROTE A BOOK! Who would have believed it? Honestly, if you had told me two years ago that I would write a book one day, I would never had believed you! To me, until then, writing a book was reserved for literary people, philosophers, those who read a […]

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