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Where to stay in Lisbon: the best areas and hotels

Lisbon is getting more and more popular and I totally get it. It offers a wealth of art and culture, great architecture, shopping opportunities and a vibrant nightlife. I didn’t even mention all the great bars and restaurants there. But finding where to stay in Lisbon can be overwhelming. Each area has a distinct look, style, […]

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Where to stay in Tokyo: the best areas and hotels

Tokyo is an amazing city with so many things to do. It’s an incredible experience and it really feels like being on another planet! But let’s face it, it’s really hard to figure out where to stay in Tokyo. Even though it’s well connected thanks to reliable public transport, it’s a huge city! Pus each […]

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10 best things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca is the largest city of the Balearic Islands, and it’s an interesting place to visit. Indeed, it has a rich cultural heritage because the Romans, the Moorish and the Catholics lived there since 123 BC. Either if you like culture, food or just want to relax, it’s possible to have a good […]

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Where to stay in Budapest: the best areas and hotels

Budapest is one of the most popular cities in Central Europe! It’s divided into 23 districts. Buda and Pest were originally two cities separated by the Danube River. They were brought together to form Budapest in 1873. Today, most people live on the “Pest” side, the dynamic heart of the city. The “Buda” side is […]

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Where to stay in New York: the best areas and hotels

New York City, the city that never sleeps! There are so many things to do in New York, it’s impossible to get bored: relaxing in Central Park, discover Times Square, see the statue of Liberty, visit the 9/11 memorial, get on top of the empire state building, etc. But figuring out where to stay in […]

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16 best places to visit in Spain

Planning to visit Spain soon? This is an excellent idea! Spain is one of the most popular destinations in Europe and it’s understandable. Each region in Spain has its own identity, culture and offers beautiful places to see. Roman ruins, Islamic architecture, medieval castles, palaces, museums, etc. Let’s not forget the food, art, music and […]

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Where to stay in Seoul: the best hotels and neighborhoods

If you’re going to visit South Korea, your first stop will probably be Seoul. It’s a big city with various neighborhoods, each one with its one distinct vibe. You can visit old temples, party all night, visit museums, tea houses, and enjoy the delicious street food. But finding where to stay can be overwhelming. Where […]

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Where to stay in Singapore: the best areas and hotels

People visiting Singapore sometimes forget they’re actually visiting an Asian country. It’s a futuristic place, from the skyscrapers to the malls and the clean streets. But if you dig a little deeper, you’ll discover its Asian culture: ancient temples, markets, casinos, and its multicultural neighborhoods. Where to stay in Singapore? This guide will tell you […]

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10 best things to do in Bordeaux

Bordeaux is an unmissable city you have to visit at least once in your life. The Bordeaux region is known all over the world for its vineyards and its great vintage. But there’s a lot more than that when visiting Bordeaux! It offers beautiful landscapes and plenty of cool activities! What to do in Bordeaux? […]

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Racism in Singapore: racial prejudice

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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Where to stay in Paris: the best areas and hotels

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Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world which is normal, it’s also one of the most beautiful cities in the world! It’s a massive city, with numerous things to do. Therefore, finding where to stay in Paris can be confusing and stressful. Each area has its own distinct vibe, so you […]

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Where to stay in Bali: best areas and hotels

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Bali is so popular among travelers. It really feels like heaven on earth. This Indonesian island has so much to offer: beaches, temples, waterfalls, volcanoes, rice fields, great restaurants and bars, etc. However, you need to plan your trip accordingly, Bali is a huge island. In fact, deciding where to stay in Bali can make […]

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12 best things to do in Nice, France

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Thinking about visiting Nice in France? Spending a few days in Nice is an excellent idea! It’s not surprising to find out that Nice hosts 4 million tourists every year! It’s a city rich in history and culture, about 30 kilometres (20 miles) away from Italy, and not far from the beach and the mountain! […]

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Where to stay in San Francisco: the best neighborhoods and hotels

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San Francisco is the largest city in Northern California and a popular vacation spot in the US! It’s normal, there’s so much to do in San Francisco (also called SF!). Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf… I didn’t even mention the gastronomy, the beautiful parks, the rich culture and the museums. However, figuring out […]

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Where to stay in Osaka: the best areas and hotels

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Osaka is one of my favorite cities in Japan! The vibe is definitely different than anywhere else in the country. The street food is delicious, the locals are lovely, the architecture is modern and it’s not far from Kyoto. Being the second largest city in Japan, finding the right accommodation in Osaka can be daunting. […]

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14 best things to do in Lyon

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Visiting Lyon means discovering a city full of history and culture. You’ll find there excellent museums, beautiful parks and charming neighborhoods to visit. Lyon is known as the gastronomic capital of France. This is where you’ll find the famous bouchons lyonnais, traditional restaurants serving Lyonnaise cuisine. It’s a perfect destination for a short trip with […]

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Where to stay in Kyoto: the best areas and hotels

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When visiting Japan, you have to go to Kyoto. The cultural capital of Japan is home to almost 2,000 temples, but also shrines and historic sites. Consequently, more than a million tourists come every year. But where to stay in Kyoto? It will depend on what you’re looking for, and whether you’re traveling solo, with […]

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Where to stay in Bangkok: the best neighborhoods and hotels

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Bangkok is one of the most popular cities in Southeast Asia. Most people traveling in Southeast Asia will inevitably fly into, out of, or pass through Bangkok on their trip. But finding a place to stay in Bangkok can be overwhelming. Indeed, Bangkok is a HUGE city (twice as big as Berlin!). And there are […]

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