Boat day around Paris

View from the Seine of Corbeil Essonnes
My passion about the ocean & all things sea-related – surf, sailing, snorkeling,… – is no secret. Luckily hubby has the same passion, or he probably got infected by me… Anyway, this winter we decided to get our boating license. I don’t know if it’s everywhere the same, but here in France there are several boating licenses. We first got the “coastal” license, that
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Sailing the Grenadine islands – part 5 & last one

Playing beach volley in Sainte Anne, Martinique
Waking up in St. Lucia, we discovered Marigot Bay. The night before we arrived from our inland exploration after dark, so we couldn’t really appreciate how lovely & calm the bay was. We admired local artisans at work & couldn’t help but buy one of these leaves baskets to bring back home. We discovered the program of the day while having breakfast, & off we sailed to Castries market. Cas
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Sailing the Grenadine islands – part 3

Wandering around Union island, the Grenadines
Let’s continue our exploration of the Grenadine islands, shall we? From Mayreau we continue our way to Union island Union island Union island is quite different from the other islands, it’s much more modern & touristic: there were coffee shops making chia pudding & avocado toasts & restaurants offering sushi. It was cute though as there is a colorful, little market & in general the ma
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Sailing the Grenadine islands – part 2

Swimming with turtles in Tobago Cays
When I left you in my previous post, we were sailing to Tobago Cays. And as I mentioned, Tobago Cays really is paradise on earth: a couple of cute, tiny, uninhabited islands surrounded by coral reefs, where you’ll befriend all sort of colorful fishes & plenty of turtles! Tobago Cays We arrived just before sunset & jumped in the water for some snorkeling. We swam among corals & fishes…
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4 books by 4 inspiring, strong women every girl should read

"The woman I wanted to be" an inspiring book by Diane von Furstenberg
I was chatting with a friend of mine the other day & she asked me if I read something interesting lately & had some book to suggest her. I begun to talk so passionately about my last readings & I didn’t realize until then that, totally randomly, all the latest books I read were biography of utterly amazing women, that inspired me so much! All in a different way, these women are strong & go aft
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