Author: Juliette

Winter in Iceland – 6 days itinerary

A few weeks ago, I was able to fulfil one of my long-time dreams of going to Iceland, and it was truly amazing. I went there at the beginning of March and stayed there for a week. It was still winter, so to avoid being blocked by snow or other weather-related problems, we decided to go on a road trip in the South of Iceland, which has lower risks of snowstorms. For this trip, we followed (and adjusted) an itinerary that I found on the Iceland Trippers blog, created by the couple behind the Follow Me Away blog and Instagram account. There, you’ll find everything you need to know about Iceland, as well as great itineraries and travel-related tips! They also have an amazing Instagram account so you should definitely check them out! Day 1: Reykjavik and the Golden Circle Our first day in Iceland was initially all about exploring the Golden Circle in details. The Golden Circle is the main tourist road in Iceland as it has some of its most famous landmarks: a …

2021 review – A year of local adventures

This past year was obviously marked by the pandemic, and even though there was some “getting back to normal”, things still aren’t like they used to be. However, I was extremely lucky in 2021 to be able to travel a bit, see friends and go out, and overall, I have to say that my year was filled with adventures. 2021 highlights: Work and university degree: this year was very intense, including professionally. I got very rewarding news at work with an extension of my current contract, and also finished my university degree (the 2nd year) in astrophysics! I don’t talk about it a lot but I still feel quite proud of what I managed to do! Hobbies: I talk about them in every monthly review, even though it is usually to say that I didn’t have enough time for them ahah. Between learning to use a sewing machine, reading, playing the piano, learning Russian and painting (very rarely though), I did keep myself quite busy outside of my working hours. I love having all of …