As I made arrangements for my trip, the feelings of enthusiasm and disappointment randomly took turns. I was happy because “Paris is always a good idea” and sad because I had only three days to experience it. A long weekend may sound cool, but nothing is long when you’re walking…

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Bayon We wrote about Angkor Wat in our previous post but there are numerous other temples in the Angkor complex that are worth a visit. On our first day after the sunrise at Angkor Wat we reached Bayon – the temple with many faces, somewhere around 11am. The sun was already…

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The temples of Angkor are Cambodia’s most iconic sight. They used to be the center of the ancient Khmer empire. It is a complex of multiple temples, some in better state than others, spread across thousands of hectares near Siem Reap. Most people know of Angkor Wat, the biggest and…

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Before starting, I would like to clarify something: it is not a typo – Wye is the name of the river. Now that we have that out of the way – last year somewhere in the middle of the (short UK) summer we started our first course of kayaking here…

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The idea of escaping for one weekend to Lyon and Geneva was spontaneous, we decided to give it a try after a friend mentioned she will pay a visit for a few days to an old Erasmus friend, Ion, that recently moved to Lyon. Since we only took carry-on luggage,…

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