San Jose, Arenal and Monteverde

San Jose Our first day in Costa Rica was pretty intense! We landed in San Jose the same day as the National Football team: the entire city and its main roads were closed or packed up with Ticos (Costaricans) and it took us nearly 3h to go from the airport […] Continue Reading…

Overview of Mexico and personal opinion

It’s the end of our trip in Mexico, and time for our usual overview of the country. With unrelated pictures, of course. The history, the culture and the people The Mexican History and culture is one of the most interesting we’ve discovered. It’s particularly interesting since Mexico was first home to […] Continue Reading…

The Pacific Coast

It is time for us to explore the Pacific coast of Mexico for its beautiful surf beaches and its relaxed and colorful towns! San Cristobal de Las Casas… or not Our first stop was supposed to be San Cristobal de Las Casas, a joyful city lost in the mountains of Chiapas. […] Continue Reading…

The Caribbean coast: from Cancún to Tulum

Unlike the title of this article suggests, we decided not to go to Cancún. It is reputated to be an expensive American party place, with no other interest than its clubs: it’s not really what we are looking for. We set off for Playa del Carmen instead. Playa del Carmen Playa […] Continue Reading…

Uxmal – Chichen Itza

We started our Yucatan Tour by the two most famous archeological sites in Mexico: Uxmal and Chichen Itza! Uxmal Uxmal means “built three times” in the Mayan language, explaining the high degree of diversity in the buildings! Uxmal is one of the biggest and most preserved site in Mexico, absolutely stunning! […] Continue Reading…

Palenque, Campeche and Edzná

We rented a car from Mexico ($16 a day… it’s cheaper than taking the bus!), and we’re off for 17 days of road-trip. We originally planned it a bit longer, but we maxed up Thomas’ credit card (the only one we have left), so we had to wait a […] Continue Reading…

Teotihuacan, City of the Gods

Teotihuacan, also called “the City of the Gods”, is a pre-Columbian city in the north of Mexico City built around 150 BC. The architectural site is big (the city had 150 000 inhabitants at its height, making it at minimum the sixth largest city in the world at this time) […] Continue Reading…

Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City)

After a blast in Hawaii, we arrived in Mexico City to start our Mexican journey. Mexico city is the world biggest urban conglomeration, before Tokyo and Sao Paulo. We spend five days discovering the city, mainly focusing on the historical center of the city. Centro Histórico We took a hotel right on […] Continue Reading…

Volcano National Park

What is Hawaii without volcanoes? We visited the Volcano National Park and it was AWESOME! The park is composed of two volcanoes: Kīlauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, and Mauna Loa, the world’s most massive one. The main Crater Halema’uma’u Crater is the main crater of Kilauea: the activity is […] Continue Reading…

Hawaii

Hawaii is composed of 8 different islands, and there is no ferry linking them with each other: flying is mandatory in order to change island. Therefore, we had a bit of difficulties to pick which islands to go to for our 10 days journey in Hawaii, most of them sounding […] Continue Reading…