Black Canyon of the Gunnison, le parc naturel le moins visité du Colorado

Quand on dit parc naturel, surtout dans le Colorado, on pense grands espaces mais aussi foule et file d’attente à l’entrée. Si le Colorado est mondialement connu pour le Rocky Mountain National Park ou Mesa Verde, l’état possède 4 parcs nationaux et Black Canyon of the Gunnison est le moins visité des quatre. Difficile d’expliquer pourquoi…

Monument Rocks, the Pyramids of Kansas

If I tell you that I’m going to explore the state of Kansas, do I already see your surprised face? but why Kansas you will say ?! There is nothing to do apart from visiting Wichita! Kansas is not famous for its fantastic landscapes and yet nested in the middle of the state of Kansas…

Cannabis trip: Tout savoir sur la légalisation de la weed en Illinois.

Depuis 2 jours on peut acheter de la marijuana légalement dans l’Illinois. En effet, l’Illinois a rejoint les 10 autres états des USA qui ont totalement légaliser le cannabis. L’Illinois avait déjà légaliser l’utilisation du cannabis d’un point de vue médical ( ce qui n’est le cas des tous les états) ainsi que la version…

Nevermore Park by Hebru Brantley

Ceux qui ont visité ou vivent à Chicago connaissent forcement Hebru Brantley. Si ce n’est pas personnellement, ils connaissent ses deux « avatars » Flyboy et Lil Mama. Ces deux héros parsèment les murs de Chicago et de pas mal de villes du Midwest mais également du pays.  Hebru Brantley est en effet un des artistes « signature » de…

First Albanian Bektashi Tekke in the U.S

No need to remind you of my interest and fascination with Bektashism and Bektashi heritage. Most of you already know that I have tried to visit every Tekke or Turba that I found on my way when I was living in Albania. So when I heard about the first (and the only) Albanian Bektashi center…

Christmas tree lights at the Morton Arboretum

If you are like me and you love Christmas, you surely love the Christmas lights too! For those who know Illinois, the place to be for Christmas lights is the Lincoln Zoo in Chicago, which offers every year music and lights show. Very beautiful and fun for young and grown-ups. This event is totally free. Yay! But…

Christmas in Albania

Did you know?  For almost 25 years, Christmas was totally banned and removed from the calendar in Albania. To understand why let’s have a look on a tradition linked with the history of the country of eagles. Unlike many countries, in Albania it is especially New Year that is celebrated with family and not Christmas. Normal,…

Great adventures in North Albania

The North of Albania until has been somewhat preserved of mass tourism even if it is full of wonders offering endless possibilities for nature lovers. The city of Shkodra has always played an important role in Albania in particular because of its location. Bordered by Lake Shkodra, the largest in the Balkan and surrounded by…

Kensington Market, cosmopolitan Toronto

Recently I went for a road trip in Canada. Montreal really blew my mind with this amazing mix of European and American vibes, its cute neighbourhoods, nightlife, and its high level Street Art scene. Then, I went to Toronto. To be honest it took me awhile to like Toronto. After Montreal, the city seems too big…

Slow traveling en Finistère sud

La tendance du moment c’est de partir loin et d’en voir le plus possible. Et si on faisait l’inverse? Pourquoi ne pas voyager lentement et tranquillement tout en découvrant l’essence d’un lieu plutôt que d’en survoler plusieurs? Rendez-vous en pays bigouden sans voiture! Sautez donc dans un train jusqu’à Quimper, puis prenez à la gare…