Megabus vs Greyhound | Bus travel across the US

Road Trips, Travel Info, Travel Tips, USA

Call us weird, but we spent our honeymoon traveling across the US by bus. In 3 months during the summer of 2016, we went from New York City to Los Angeles by bus, only taking 2 domestic flights from Chicago to Detroit, and from Houston to San Diego. We’ve crossed 31 cities from our bucket […]

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Living in a van full time: The TakeYourBag VanLife Project

Road Trips, VanLife

Why we decided to quit our life in Paris to start living in a van full time. We’re starting our vanlife traveling in July 2018 and here are our hopes and concerns: toilets, food, driving, budget, and everything in between!

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Road Trip across the USA by Bus | Our Itinerary

Road Trips, USA

Two years ago, we were going on our first big road trip together. This bus trip across the USA was our honeymoon, and it lasted almost 3 months, practically the duration of what we are allowed to stay in the States without a visa. It wasn’t planned at all. Actually we started planning the first […]

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9 Off the Beaten Path Things to Do in NYC

New York, Road Trips, USA

I went to New York City for the first time two years ago, at the beginning of our 3 months road trip across the USA. I had big hopes for New York. I thought it would be my favorite city in the whole world, the place I aspired to live in and where I’d become […]

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Game of Thrones filming locations in Northern Ireland

Belfast, Europe, Road Trips

Where is Game of Thrones filmed in Northern Ireland? Get on the tour! One of the things we had promised each other to do before leaving Belfast was one of the tours of Game of Thrones filming locations in Northern Ireland. Missing the filming locations here around Belfast was not an option, especially as the tours […]

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A 4 days road trip in Northern California

California, Road Trips, USA

From the 8th to the 12th of July 2016 (yes, that’s almost a year ago, shame on us to write that so late!) we went on an epic road trip in Northern California! From Sacramento, to Yosemite, Napa Valley and all the way up to Mendocino, we had an incredible time and saw some of the […]

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San Francisco Photo Journal


California, San Francisco, USA

During our time in California, while we were generously hosted by friends in Oakland, we took the opportunity to spend a (actually two, but since the first shot was really short, it’s included here) day in San Francisco. It’s really easy to go to SF from Oakland, you only have to take a bus, and […]

25 July 2017

Visiting the Titanic Museum in Belfast


Belfast, Europe

Visiting the Titanic Museum is one of Belfast’s most famous and popular attraction, but is it worth it? And more importantly, is it worth your while to visit it if you’re not a HUGE Titanic fan? VisitBelfast has kindly organised tickets for us to find out! The Wee Tram Tour We started our Titanic Museum Belfast experience […]

7 July 2017

A restaurant with vegan options in Belfast : Home


Belfast, Europe

If you follow us on Instagram, you might know that we celebrated our first wedding anniversary in Belfast. As we couldn’t go on a weekend getaway as we wanted, we decided to make it our best night in Belfast. How did it play out? Well, mission accomplished! Thanks to recommendations from colleagues of Simone, we went […]

29 June 2017

7 Beautiful American Universities You Need to Check Out


USA

I am a HUGE university nerd. There are few things I love more than a gorgeous university. When I visit a beautiful university, I summon my inner Hermione Granger and I try to imagine how incredible it would be to study there. I’ve had the chance to do my Master’s degree in Medieval Studies in La […]

22 June 2017

A few days in Hong Kong


Asia, Hong Kong

Hong Kong, what about it? 24 Nov. 2016 – 3 Dec. 2016, Hong Kong Trilingual post by: Simone & Alice Articolo trilingue: Simone & Alice Article trilingue par : Simone & Alice Simone: Hong Kong, what about it? – Hong Kong, che ne volete sapere? – Hong Kong, eh bien quoi ? It all started one day while […]

17 April 2017