Travelling alone / Voyager seul

You can be travelling with your closest person on Earth, you will not be tired at the same time, you will not always like to see the same things, you will not fancy the same kind of transportation, accommodation, food, at the same moment, that is a fact.

The “not so fun” bits before travelling… / Les choses “pas si fun” avant de voyager…

27/11/2015: temporarily back to Dublin after the Norwegian stay, my time is currently shared between visiting friends, organising a leaving party and preparing the next steps of the journey. Getting ready for a trip is part of the trip itself, and most of the time it is exciting, but there are some slightly annoying points.Continue reading “The “not so fun” bits before travelling… / Les choses “pas si fun” avant de voyager…”

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Where, when, how? / Où, quand, comment?

19/11/2015: today I am flying to Norway where I will visit some old friends, but before that I wanted to talk about the trip preparation: I thought having enough time (and money) was sufficient to quickly start travelling… I was so wrong! Going on a big trip (meaning out of Europe and for a fewContinue reading “Where, when, how? / Où, quand, comment?”

And now? / Et maintenant?

01/11/2015: after being jobless, I am now officially homeless. Leaving my apartment in Glasnevin (known as Mini Shmily) was heart-breaking but gave me a feeling of freedom at the same time. It’s somehow good not to have any key in the pocket! I shipped most of my belongings to France (actually just a few clothes,Continue reading “And now? / Et maintenant?”

How it all started… Comment tout a commencé…

Five years ago I was made redundant after working for almost 10 years in the same company. I took it as a once in a lifetime opportunity and decided to use this free time to travel. As I never took the time to properly document this great trip, I thought the lockdown was a chanceContinue reading “How it all started… Comment tout a commencé…”