Backpacking

One month chinese visa in Kuala Lumpur

Getting a chinese visa in KL is quite painless - at least less painful than it seems! They officially deliver only 30 days visa, but there are few exceptions. Dont' count on them though! The embassy has switched building recently, so you'll have to run between the OSK building (1st floor) and [...]Read More »

The mossy muddy misty forest of Gunung Brinchang

  The mossy forest is situated only a few kilometers from the top of Gunung Brinchang, the second highest peak of Cameron Highlands (Malaysia). With its 2000m high, it's quite a long journey to walk to the top from Cameron Highlands main road. The hike is said to be a very steep 4 hours walk [...]Read More »

What are Cameron Highlands??

Whenever you need a break from the malaysian hot and sweaty weather, get a rest in the Cameron Highlands!! It's a 4 hours ride from/to KL (Pudu station: 30 ringgit), or a 5-6 hours ride from/to Penang (28 ringgit normal bus / 32 ringgit VIP bus).     Weather in the Cameron [...]Read More »

[video] What happens if you eat a proper papaya salad....

Papaya salad is a delicious dish you can find all over South East Asia. Usually cooks tend to make it with a decent amount of chili for tourists... But what happens if you eat one of them in a remote place of the Bolovean Plateau in Laos?!?? Let Claire show us !!! Muahahahahahaaaa !!! Read More »

[video] Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful Laos !!!

  A month in Laos was way way too short, it is a wonderful country where you need to take your time!! I had a wonderful experience there, just watching the movie gives me chills!       There will be more detailed posts on every step in Laos, but let's sum it up for [...]Read More »

[video] It's more fun in the Philippines!!

"It's more fun in Philippines", the key sentence of this extraordinary country with 7000 islands!     Claire and I have visited 13 of them and we never got tired of their beauty, eyes wide opened in intense bus rides, stomach aching in countless ferry trips, swiming with whale sharks [...]Read More »

Muang Ngoi, little paradise in north Laos

Muang Ngoi is my favourite place in Laos. I wish I would have had more time to hang around there and walk around its amazing countryside.       The village itself has only one "road", not paved, borded with local wooden houses. Life looks very simple and the street is often crowded [...]Read More »

[video] 3 years later...

On the 29th of  January 2013, I celebrated in Koh Chang (Thailand) - my 3 years anniversary of traveling.   This third year was full of surprises and of course as usual nothing happened "as planned", but I've seen incredible things and more importantly I've met the most extraordinary people [...]Read More »

[video] My second year on the road

Jan 2010 to Jan 2012, it's been 2 years already!     This year has been very intense, I spent most time in Nepal paragliding, whent to India for a month and half, came back to Nepal, flew back to France to visit my family, and flew back to india for 8 more [...]Read More »

I'm in Thailand!! Chilling out and blogging!

Here I am, after 3 months break in France, I had to say goodbye again to all my family and friends and flew to Thailand last tuesday.     How saaaaddd!   Luckily I brought some pieces of France in my backpack... Some eatable and drinkable pieces!! Yummy!!     With [...]Read More »

[video] My first year on the road

Less than 4 minuts to sum up one year on the road, it's not much!! But it gives you a good idea of the wonderful places I've seen in my first year on the road.     From the 29th of January 2010 to the 29th of January 2011 I've crossed Russia, Mongolia, China, Japan, South Korea, Tibet [...]Read More »

Backpacking: 8 reasons to go and 8 values to have

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home. ~James Michener~   Backpacking... What exactly is that?     "Backpacking is a form of low-cost, independent international travel. It includes the use of a backpack or [...]Read More »

Where to go and when? How to plan!

"Where Should I go first? East or West? Should I fly there? Should I take the Train? Where am I gonna sleep? Do I need a visa? How can I get it? Etc... etc...." That's a tough one!   Those questions could go on forever, so you HAVE TO decide something!!   Your «travel  plan » is a [...]Read More »

Who I am and why I started this blog

I'm Nina, I'm french, I'm 28 and I've been travelling the world non stop since 29th of January 2010. Is that not a hell of a presentation?!? Probably a bit short...   If you want to know more about myself check the ABOUT ME page! For now Let's get straight to the [...]Read More »


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