Nicaragua 🇳🇮

Transamerica 2021 | Granada | Nicaragua | Masaya Volcano | Central America

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transamerica 2021 STOP 11  October 12, 2021 Peninsula Papagayo – Granada, Nicaragua – Peninsula Papagayo Flight distance: 0 nmHours in the air: 0.00 👉 Side trip by car Nicaragua – volcanos and colonial history After it was clear that Venezuela became a no-go we obviously got some […]

Panama City, Panama 🇵🇦

Transamerica 2021 | Panama City | Panama | Central America | Panama Canal

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transamerica 2021 STOP 10  October 8, 2021 Oranjestad, Aruba – Panama City, Panama Flight distance: 621 nmHours in the air: 1:48 Panama – the country with so many faces We are leaving the islands of the Caribbean for now, heading to Central America. Approach to Panama City was […]

Oranjestad, Aruba 🇦🇼🇳🇱

Transamerica 2021 | Oranjestad | Aruba | Dutch Caribbean island

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transamerica 2021 STOP 9  October 7, 2021 Willemstad, Curacao – Oranjestad, Aruba Flight distance: 65 nmHours in the air: 0:30 Oranjestad, Aruba – the federated cultures of The Netherlands, the USA and the Caribbean Handling leaving Curacao was a dream again and happened to be topped off […]

Provence 🇫🇷

Road Trip trough wine country and lavender fields with a Lexus SC430 Convertible

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life June 20, 2021 The Provence has been on my travel list for many years but in pre-corona times was on the lower end as more exotic destinations lured. This year it was an easy choice as besides the landscape and lifestyle together with those famous lavender fields […]

Libya 🇱🇾

Female Arabic Art Painter

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life June 20, 2021 Not the most obvious destination, yet with lot’s of positive surprises. Just getting there and into the country was a challenge by its own. Official tourism is still not happening so we had to rely on help from a tour operator with experience for […]

Egypt 🇪🇬

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life January 7th, 2021 The joy was immense to finish a tough travel year with a jewel. A ‘Jewel of the Nile’ one could say. Luxor And it turned out to be one. Starting with staying at the fabulous Winter Palace (an iconic building from the Belle-Epoque Era) […]

New Caledonia 🇳🇨

Transpacific 2016, Nouméa, New Caledonia, Photo by Alficionado

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transpacific 2016 STOP 5 June 12, 2016 Flight distance: 611 nmHours in the air: 1.50 It was only a short hop over to New Caledonia, so we arrived around lunch time. Everything here looks just like in Southern France, a bit touristy but well organized which is […]

Vanuata 🇻🇺

Transpacific 2016, Port Vila, Vanuatu, Photo by Alficionado

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transpacific 2016 STOP 4 June 10, 2016 Flight distance: 1352 nmHours in the air: 3.30 Good timing was with us when we left for the short “ride” over to Vanuatu. This subtropical island has a different groove with an interesting mixture of French/English culture and language. A […]

Papua New Guinea 🇵🇬

Transpacific 2016, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Photo by Alficionado

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transpacific 2016 STOP 3 June 8, 2016 Flight distance: 3009 nmHours in the air: 7.05 Another early rise since we had a long flying day ahead of us in order to reach Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Irvan (who had been sent from Jakarta to […]

Solomon Islands 🇸🇧

Transpacific 2016, Honiara, Solomon Islands, Photo by Alficionado

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transpacific 2016 STOP 2 June 8, 2016 Flight distance: 1445 nmHours in the air: 4.05 Handling for the first time was painful at Port Moresby which just complemented to our overall impression but we were airborne just about 15 minutes later than scheduled. We are still mostly […]