Europe

Europe is rich in history and many cultures, but the old continent is also rich in natural treasures. Charming villages with cobbled alleys, dark moors and old castles clinging to the side of a cliff dot the landscapes that are conducive to myths and legends. This bewitching magic of European landscapes has inspired artists for centuries…Discover the countries I have visited:
Lapland, Aurora Borealis Paradise

Lapland, Aurora Borealis Paradise

Norwegian Lapland, “Finnmark” in Finnish, is located in the extreme northeastern part of Norway, north of Finland and west of Russia, bordered by the Norwegian Sea on the northwest and the Arctic Ocean on the northeast. Another icy adventure to the end of...
Lapland, cradle of Sámi Culture

Lapland, cradle of Sámi Culture

In Lapland, North of the Arctic circle in Finland, it takes only a few minutes to forget the frenzy of daily life and to plunge into a peaceful, stillness and pristine nature. Kilpisjärvi (Gilbbesjávri in Sámi language) has a population of about 100 and is located...
Lapland, a Winter Paradise

Lapland, a Winter Paradise

Hyvää päivää, Lapland (or Sápmi in the Sámi language) stretches over four countries: Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola peninsula of Russia. The region is bounded by the Norwegian Sea on the west, the Barents Sea to the north and the White Sea in the east. This...
Normandy, between “War and Peace”

Normandy, between “War and Peace”

Normandy is full of history, but also a haven of peace and relaxation at its famous seaside resorts such as Le Touquet, Cabourg, Deauville, Trouville, Fecamp, Etretat, Honfleur… It is a great natural environment for walking, cycling and horse-riding and features...
Looking back at the beaches of Normandy on D-Day

Looking back at the beaches of Normandy on D-Day

« Boujou » ! Cows grazing peacefully in green fields under apple trees, half-timbered cottages, cider and Calvados, creamy cheeses (Camembert, Livarot or Pont l’évêque) and the landing beaches of the D-Day… you know immediately what part of France I am...
The Mercantour: destination Merveilles

The Mercantour: destination Merveilles

The picturesque village of Roubion (in Provencal, “Robione” and “Rup” means rock with cliffs) is perched like an eagle’s nest on top of a 4,380-feet high cliff and surrounded by walls dating from the middle Ages. This medieval town was...
A journey in the Mercantour…

A journey in the Mercantour…

If you are looking for a gateway into the French Alps that combines mountains, culture, and sunshine, then the Mercantour National Park is your destination. Discover Boréon, the Madonne de Fenestre, the Gordolasque valley and the prehistoric site vallée des Merveilles...
The Dolomites: a life-size work of art

The Dolomites: a life-size work of art

For anyone asking, upon arrival in Europe, to see the most stunning sites of the Alps, the Dolomites (Dolomiti in Italian) will certainly be one of the top three. This majestic mountain range located in northeastern Italy highlights an amazing land of adventure. The...
A Journey to the Center of the Earth…

A Journey to the Center of the Earth…

Sæll, Hvad segirdu gott? Me, Það gengur vel! If you are still interested in enrolling at the school of elves, you need to work on your Icelandic… But let’s resume our journey to the heart of this mysterious island, so dear to Jules Verne. Lake Mývatn or...
Hot and cold air…

Hot and cold air…

Góðan daginn “Where the glacier meets the sky, the land ceases to be earth, and the earth becomes one with the heavens; no sorrows live there anymore, and therefore joy is not necessary; beauty alone reigns, beyond all imagination“. This quote from the...
Best will be the fall…

Best will be the fall…

First, let’s set the background! Iceland is a Nordic island country of 39,699 square miles near the North Pole. It opens to the inside of the Earth, and the Sun does not set during the summer… The grandiose and deserted landscape is crisscrossed by rivers...
Desperately seeking Nessie

Desperately seeking Nessie

Do you remember the movie where a man lives forever, with Queen’s famous song Who wants to live forever“? Good, our journey on the west coast of the Isle of Skye takes us to Dunvegan and its famous castle, the stronghold of the MacLeod clan for 800 years....
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