Dordogne- the fairy tale of France

Many years ago, I had one of the biggest surprise of my life when I realized that France is actually more than what tourists see in Paris. I had a two-week study trip in Toulouse region. Being a field trip, I had the chance to discover the real France; the nature and the people. The surprise left a big hole into my soul which was growing faster and faster. I knew I did not see a lot, I knew I was too young to actually understand something, I knew I would give myself several years until the big date. I wanted to take time to enjoy what I quickly saw during that trip, to breath in and out as many times as I want, without feeling guilty for wasting my time. Firstly, I was impressed by the houses, then by the nature that keeps everything intact like in heaven, but I did not stop there. I met the people and the wine coming together with them, I met the ones that were creating the best cheese in the world and the finest wine on the planet. There is no piece of exaggeration in my huge admiration for the region I dreamed for years. Continue reading

Travel packing for summer

I have been away for the weekend and I was thinking to share with you my packing tips. I always have a checklist prepared, but it also depends on the destination or the season. This checklist might change slightly. Now, I went somewhere in the nature in the southern part of France and it was rain and sun in the forecast. This makes it a bit more complicated, but I wanted to be ready for any weather surprise. My holiday was actually a long weekend, so I spent there around three full days. Of course, I had this aspect in mind when I started packing, but I also added some items extra just to be sure 🙂 🙂 🙂 . You can definitely take less stuff with you in case the suitcase is smaller, or you don’t feel like carying too much with you.

Take a look on my checklist below and let me know if there is something you would add to it 😊. Continue reading