Top things to do and eat in Ponte de Lima – Portugal
Dec05

Top things to do and eat in Ponte de Lima – Portugal

Version française River, nature and food Ponte de Lima is not a very touristic place but it still is one of the well known town for people who follow the “caminho do Santiago” to “Santiago de Compostela”. There aren’t many things to do around here but it’s a nice and green place where you can have a mix of nature, peacefulness and city. You might also not find a lot of cheap options to sleep there...

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Top things to do in Barcelos – Portugal
Dec02

Top things to do in Barcelos – Portugal

Version française One of my favorite ghost town ! Barcelos is not exactly a touristic kind of place and the big and old buildings covering it doesn’t make it very appealing the first time you see it… But its ghost town style definitely got me and proved me the city has potential. Follow the guide, zoom on Portugal and on Barcelos and discover my first tips for a quick visit in one day…. And in the meantime I’ll...

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Top things to do and eat in Viana do Castelo – Portugal
Nov21

Top things to do and eat in Viana do Castelo – Portugal

Version française Sea, fish and bicycle ! Viana do Castelo is a little town by the sea where you can choose between the many paying touristic activities and a few free activities where walking and cycling are involved. Nature around is gorgeous and the small villages a bit further down the cycling road definitely deserves a visit. Here you’re going to hear only about the activities including nature, prepare your bicycle and your...

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Top things to do and eat in Amarante – Portugal
Nov15

Top things to do and eat in Amarante – Portugal

Version française A calm little town surrounded by mountains for long beautiful walks in nature Amarante is a very charming “little” town (if you take only the historical center) along the Tamega river and surrounded by mountains which makes it a good starting point for walks and hikking. It seems that the key words there are something like youth, simplicity and enough ecology to get our attention with a “youth...

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Top things to do and eat in Braga – Portugal
Nov04

Top things to do and eat in Braga – Portugal

Version française A very surprising and interesting city Braga is a nice city full of energy where organisation goes together with resourcefulness. Here the young ones live with the old ones, the ruins face the buildings covered with pretty tiles, the deserted areas are just at the corner of the fashionable areas, underground is pushing the “in”, alternative is tickling traditions… As you can see, Braga totally...

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Teaser: Wandering cooking workshops !
Jun21

Teaser: Wandering cooking workshops !

Version française Teaser : What’s next ? Eats To West on the road again ! Here we go, I’m finally home since last wednesday and I can’t wait anymore to share with you my plan for the summer. You didn’t think I was going to come back, ask for money to the bank, build a house and go back to work right ?!? Let’s be honest here, this new challenge is not going to be easy but to reconnect myself with you guys...

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5. ATW : This one strange day…
Dec11

5. ATW : This one strange day…

Version française One day, two stories… There is this day in Laos that has been very different from all the others and that I crave to tell you even if it has nothing to do with food, cooking or eating. The reason why it’s taking me so long is because I don’t know how to write the story… (and now you can imagine that in english it’s even more difficult for me). This day starts in Sam Neua with 2 very nice...

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1. ATW: Decision taken
Dec17

1. ATW: Decision taken

Version française The 1st of July 2015, I’ll be traveling from Turkey to Japan for one full year! OK, here I am, my fare is planned and paid, the date of departure is set, my boss knows about my trip and the fact that I’ll just leave the company mid 2015… In 6 months and a half, I’ll be in a plane for Istanbul !!!! YAY ! I can’t wait for this incredible adventure to start. I’ll have one year to...

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2. ATW: Itinerary
Nov20

2. ATW: Itinerary

Version française Ready to GO! But where do I go, when and how long? Update – 8th of July 2015 : Because of a major issue with my Iranian visa, I’ll go in Egypt instead of Iran. It’s time to stop thinking and to take the final decision, here is my itinerary, and I hope it will be full of surprises, challenges and discoveries. Turkey (1 month) Georgia (1 month) Lebanon (1 month) Iran (1 month) Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam,...

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Les spécialités culinaires du Kirghizistan
Jul31

Les spécialités culinaires du Kirghizistan

English version Les spécialités du Kirghizistan n’ont pas toujours été une réussite mais ont toujours été une découverte   Manthy: On les trouve partout dans le pays mais les meilleurs qu’on ait trouvé sont au restaurant appelé “Chaikhana Jalal-Abad” dans le centre de Bishkek. Ce sont des sortes de gros raviolis fourrés aux oignons et à la viande de mouton ou bœuf, aux épinards et à l’ail ou encore à...

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