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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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Best places to solo travel

Many people look at me strangely when I tell them I love traveling solo! However traveling alone is a very enriching experience! You just live your life at your own pace, you do whatever you want to without compromises and unlike what people think, you rarely feel lonely! There are many advantages to traveling alone, […]

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Visiting Ballinstadt, the emigration museum in Hamburg

If you decide to visit Hamburg, you have to go to Ballinstadt, the emigration museum. This is where numerous Europeans, especially Jews, were boarding in order to leave Europe to go to America, hoping for a better future. From 1850 to 1934, more than 5 million emigrants coming from all over Europe left from Ballinstadt […]

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Japan travel tips : things to know before you go

When you arrive in Japan, you feel like you’re landing on another planet. Everything is so different from home! But at the same time, Japan still fascinates many people. In fact, millions of people visit Japan every year. Many of them are a bit lost when they get there because they don’t do proper preparation […]

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Travel guide to Dili, capital of East Timor

Do you know many people who’ve already been to East Timor? And to Dili, its capital? I’m not sure… Oh actually you know at least one person now, meee 😀 East Timor is probably the least visited country in Southeast Asia. Indeed, East Timor is located on the extreme eastern part of Southeast Asia, one […]

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How to find cheap flights

Recently, I realized I’m quite good -in all modesty- when it comes to finding cheap flights. I had a trip planned with some friends, and among us, I found the cheapest flight (by far!). However, I didn’t spend hours looking for a good deal. The thing is… Over time (and with my experience now!), I […]

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Visiting Kelimutu National Park

After visiting Kuta and Ubud in Bali, but also the Gili islands, I realized I only visited popular places in Indonesia among tourists. I wanted to have some peace and quiet, and I decided to go to the east part of Indonesia, on Flores island. I won’t write about my whole trip on Flores island […]

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Gili Islands guide

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The first time I heard about the Gili islands, it was a few years ago at work. A colleague went there on vacation and he loved it! He was telling me how great the islands are, he was also telling me that there’s something for every taste there, that he spent most of the time […]

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Kuta in Bali, you can skip it

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“Where are you going after Singapore?” I asked the beautiful Dutch girl in front of me, in the common area of the hostel in Singapore. “I’m going to Kuta, in Bali! What about you?” “Uuuh… Me too!!!” 😀 I had absolutely no idea where to go after my visit to Singapore. Actually I knew I […]

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Racism in Singapore

I already talked about it in my article about my visit to Singapore. This city-state, located in Southeast Asia, is very different from its neighboring countries. Either the culture, the standard of living, or even the odd rules you have to follow there. Therefore I was quite disoriented, sometimes surprised and constantly with my eyes […]

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Is India racist towards black people?

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September 2014. Three black students are mobbed by attackers in the subway in New Delhi, India. Wrongly accused of harassing an Indian girl. The crowd laid into them, the poor students were hit with sticks and chairs, some Indians there were chanting nationalist songs. March 2017. An Indian guy disappeared in Greater Noida, 40 kilometers […]

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Is Eastern Europe safe for black people?

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At first this article was supposed to be called “Is Eastern Europe safe?”. But slowly, this blog gets more and more readers (yesss! :D), and now I get messages on occasion from people I don’t know. Lately, the messages I got were among those lines “Hey! What you’re doing right now, that’s cool! It takes […]

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A weekend in Hamburg: things to do

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In general people are pleasantly surprised after visiting Hamburg. It’s not the first town that comes to mind when thinking about going to Germany, so I felt like Hamburg might be an underrated city, Germany’s best kept secret. So I decided to spend a weekend in Hamburg and I’m not gonna lie, I really liked […]

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San Francisco in 3 days: things to do

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I had been thinking about visiting San Francisco for quite some time. During a trip on the westcoast, I finally had the opportunity to go to San Francisco! Sometimes we can feel like we’re not in the US. San Francisco is not too big so you can visit a good part of the city by […]

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Cheap places to travel on a budget

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We often feel like in order to be able to travel around the world, you need a lot of money. We need to debunk these misconceptions. You don’t need to be rich to travel. We don’t always realize it but with our dollars euros and pounds, we can live comfortably elsewhere in the world. With […]

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Paris in the summertime: things to do

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Thinking about going to Paris in the summer? Spending a few days in the summer in Paris is a great idea! Indeed, the locals take their vacation in August mostly and Paris is quite empty. The streets are calmer than usual, the streets are less crowded, the vibe is more relaxed, with a slower pace. […]

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Best black travel books

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You like reading? You love traveling? You’re looking for books written by black authors? Here’s a list of travel books written by black travel writers! Travel experiences are often shared through white eyes. This list offers a perspective we may not find elsewhere. Anyway here’s a list that will satisfy your thirst for adventure and […]

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