Author name: Anita Beyond the Sea

Born in Italy. I'm actually based in French Guiana, where I regularly escape in the amazonian rain forest or enjoy the cultural activities. I'm a huge travel lover, whenever I have the chance I try to visit a new city or country. Follow me for more adventures!

Travel Guide to Salvador

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Salvador de Bahia

Brazil is the longest country in the world! As a consequence, it is crossed by many different climate areas. Furthermore, its landscapes are very variegated. Situated in the north of Brazil, Salvador de Bahia is Brazil’s colorful gem. With more than 2,5 million tourists visiting every year, it is one of the cities which attract the most tourists in Brazil. Not to mention that it’s a must see during your Brazilian trip. With no further ado let’s dive into the ultimate travel guide to Salvador de Bahia.

Explore Hmong’s traditions and culture in Cacao village

In the heart of French Guiana, there is a small village that is surrounded by plantations. It’s Cacao village, home to the Hmong community. Nestled in the hills, you can reach Cacao in two hours if you’re coming from Kourou or an hour from Cayenne. On Sunday you can get lost in a festival of colors and scents which is the local market, enjoy the traditional soup or taste the delicious Nam Van. And don’t forget to book your visit to the Insect museum, a showcase for some of the many species that live in the region.

Best things to do in Paramaribo

The Best things to do in Paramaribo

Paramaribo is the capital of the smallest state in South America, Suriname. Likewise French Guiana, the amazonian rainforest covers almost entirely its territories (80%). Paramaribo’s charm is given by the different people that cohabit in the city. Since the first dutch settlement in early 1600, many cultures enlarged Paramaribo’s borders. In addition to its historical heritage, the city offers also a culinary experience thanks to all the different nationalities.

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Become one with nature at French Guiana Zoo

French Guiana has one of the richest fauna and flora densities in the world. Its surface is almost entirely covered by the Amazonian rainforest. It’s a basin of life. Unfortunately, the high density of plants and trees makes it difficult to observe animals in their natural habitat. Home to more than 75 species, the French Guiana zoo is a beautiful showcase of the fauna that populates this wild region of France.

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Is French Guiana worth visiting? Why French Guiana Should Be Your next stop

Is French Guiana worth visiting? Since I moved here 9 years ago, that has been in my FAQ. Truth is French Guiana is a very special and unknown travel destination. Every year it attracts only 10.000 tourists. So the natural question is why French Guiana? Come on board with us to discover all the reasons you should book a flight to it for your next travel.

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How to plan the perfect Turkey Road Trip: Cappadocia to Pamukkale

With a surface of almost 800.000 km², Turkey road trip options are countless. This large country is the answer to every kind of adventure you’re looking for. From exploring Istanbul’s wonders to the idyllic Aegean coast. From Cappadocia’s extraordinary valleys to Pamukkale’s hot springs. For our road trip, we chose a one-week itinerary from Cappadocia to Pamukkale. Come join us!

Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride, EVERYTHING you need to know

Floating in the sky among a multitude of balloons, admiring the sunrise on the fairy chimneys, and watching the incredible rock formations and colors from above. A Cappadocia hot air balloon ride is a once in a lifetime experience, and it should absolutely be on your bucket list. Are you on board? Say yes and continue your reading to plan your perfect ride!

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Rio De Janeiro architecture, hidden gems in the city center

Rio De Janeiro is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. White sand beaches, crystalline waters, landmarks attractions, and a lively cultural life, la Cidade Maravilhosa has them all. There are MANY things to see. This 1-day itinerary will let you discover the hidden treasures of Rio De Janeiro architecture in the city center.

creating a maluwana in french guiana

Experiencing traditions : Creation of a Maluwana

Today’s article isn’t my usual travel blog post. Creating a Maluwana is an experience of ancient traditions. We can travel around the world and count countries, but in the end, what I love the most about travel is learning and understanding other cultures. For this reason, I really hope you’ll enjoy the read and please let me know in the comments if you would like to read more posts like this.