Coogee, Manly and the Blue Mountains

First things first: Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a great 2013 and wish you an awesome 2014! We celebrated NYE looking at Sydney’s firework, and surfed on January the 1st: what a perfect way to start the new year! We finished the Bondi-Coogee walk, by exploring Coogee Beach and […] Continue Reading…

Bondi – Coogee Costal walk

Some news from Australia! We’ve been living in Australia for a month and a half now, and we still have much to see! We spend most of our days surfing at the beach, and our nights enjoying Sydney’s night life. We took one day to do the famous Bondi – Coogee […] Continue Reading…

First month in Australia

Who said that low-cost airlines were uncomfortable? We had an amazing flight from Singapore to Sydney with Scoot Airlines. The seats were indeed not the best we’ve ever seen… but each of us had an entire row of them to sleep on! Leaving at 2am in the morning has […] Continue Reading…

Kuala Lumpur and Singapore

Kuala Lumpur After a six hours flight, we arrived at Kuala Lumpur at 7am. Full of ambition naivety, we had scheduled our bus to Singapore mid-afternoon, so that we have time to explore the city. Yet, we didn’t take into account two important factors. The first was that weirdly, after a night […] Continue Reading…

End of our trip in India: personal opinion

Let’s be honest: India is a strange country. The landscapes/monuments are huge, beautiful and full of history, but the Indians are kind of strange… It’s kind of difficult to have a straight opinion about them; they are really nice, want to help you every time, and love the tourists (a […] Continue Reading…

New Delhi and Old Delhi

We have been exploring Delhi in 2 parts : we went to Old Delhi right before leaving to Rajasthan, and we ended our journey in India by a day in New Delhi. Let’s dive into this huge city. First ride in tuk tuk to go to Old Delhi Old Delhi The contrast between Old […] Continue […]

An overview of the Mongol empire at Agra

Last stop of our Indian trip: Agra and Fathepur Sikri, two ancient king-cities, memories of the ancient Mongol empire. Fathepur Sikri The main door of Fathepur’s mosque , the biggest in India! Fathepur Sikri was build from nothing by Akbar, Indian emperor and the biggest Mongol figure in Asia. This palace was used for […] Continue Reading…

Amber, ex-capital of the most powerful Maharaja

Amber was the previous capital of the Jaipur Maharaja before the decision of building Jaipur was made. And in comparison, it now looks like a very peaceful village. Amber was a war-designed city, controlling a strategic gorge on the way to Delhi. The city is protected by 3 forts surrounded […] Continue Reading…

Jaipur, the pink city

The creation of Jaipur has been decided by maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, ruler of Amber, at the beginning of the 18th century. It’s the first city in India to have been conceived by an ubarnist. Inside the walls of the old city, most of the buildings have been […] Continue Reading…

Deogarh Mahal: a not-so-Indian experience

After spending two nights in the calm – for Indian standards – Udaipur, we went back up north in direction of Jaipur. On our way, we stopped to check out Sas-Bahu temples, a complex of 11th century hindu temples elegantly decorated. We then spend our second night in a palace: Deogarh […] Continue Reading…