Round the World trip: Top 50 of our experiences

This article serves as a conclusion for this blog and our awesome year: we’ve been looking to aggregate in one post the most awesome experiences we’ve had as well as our favorites places. Before doing so, here are our general impressions on the trip: First, it was great. The words really […] Continue Reading…

Overview Brazil

We only went to two cities in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro and Salvador. Rio was a real pleasure, but the Salvador was quite disappointing. Strange bunker in the middle of the Bay Budget Let’s talk fist about the main issue: the budget. Brazil is REALLY expensive, almost as expensive as Australia (we […] Continue Reading…

Salvador da Bahia

Ultimate stop of our Round The World trip, Salvador da Bahia! 1650km north of Rio, Salvador da Bahia is where the History of Brazil started in the 1501 when Amerigo Vespucci discovered it. On March 29, 1529, Tomé de Souza, first governor of Brazil settles there and the city becomes […] Continue Reading…

Rio de Janeiro

Brazil, last country of our RTW trip… and its beautiful and vibrant city, Rio de Janeiro! We spent 5 days in Rio and that was not enough to explore the entire city: 1,260 km2 and more than 12 millions inhabitants, suburbs included! We started our journey at the Marriott Hotel […] Continue Reading…

Santiago and Valparaiso

During our connection in Miami between Costa Rica and Chile (I know, it doesn’t make sense), our flight got delayed of a slight 4h30, upgrading our total connection time to about 8 hours (by night – can’t even go chill on Miami Beach). A $40 complementary McDonalds to replace the usual […] Continue Reading…

Overview Central America: Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama

Time for our classic overview: we decided to mix the three countries (Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua) for comparison and more fun facts! First things first, we loved our trip to Central America! The historical attractions are non-existent, but the nature and the culture are worth the trip. It’s hot in […] Continue Reading…

Our Panama adventure: Bocas del Toro

After dropping Adrien at San Jose for his flight, we set off for Panama. On our way there, we stopped at Caribbean town Puerto Viejo nearby the border. Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica Puerto Viejo is an old town on the caribbean side of Costa Rica, well-known for its rastafari community (with an […] Continue Reading…

Granada and León, the colonial cities of Nicaragua

Ometepe was awesome, and it’s now time for us to explore the old colonial cities of Nicaragua, Granada and León. On our way! Granada Granada is Nicaragua’s oldest colonial city. Founded in 1524 by Francisco Hernández, it stands at the foot of Volcán Mombacho and at the northwestern coast of Lago de […] Continue Reading…

First days in Nicaragua: San Juan & Ometepe Island

Since Costa Rica was pretty expensive for us, we decided to move to Nicaragua for 2 weeks. Nicaragua is about be twice as cheap, so that was good for our budget. We were also excited at the idea of having Adrien finally joining us for Nicaragua and ready for awesome adventures! We […] Continue Reading…

The Pacific coast of Costa Rica: Montezuma and Manuel Antonio

I guess you’re starting to know us by now: we can’t stay away from the sea too long. That’s why after our volcanoes and mountains adventures in central Costa Rica, we decided to head for the beach. Our first stop: Montezuma. Montezuma Montezuma is a laid-back village at the tip of the […] Continue Reading…