The road to Peru off the beaten path: 5 hidden gems

Traveling to Peru is a dream destination for many of us and maybe you’ll get the chance to visit it only once in your lifetime.

For those that have this excellent opportunity to dip themselves into the rich culture of the ancient Incas descendants, here are 5 gems of Peru for a unique and original experience.

Avoid what the mass tourism is doing and have the time of your life in Peru.

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3 Benefits of Meditation

You may think that The Travel Capsule is only about travel…

Actually, we do love to travel but in our capsule, there is something more: the spiritual travel.

The lifetime is the biggest travel that we have to do, and for this one, we cannot be prepared as for a road trip: adaptation and adjustments are needed.

Meditation seems to be one of the keys to balancing your life and find your own adjustments.

You are maybe wondering how it can improve your life, then we will see there 3 of its benefits.

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5 Objects to Travel Light and Eco-Friendly

Whenever you’ll travel for a week or for a year, it is always nice to keep your luggage light.

Furthermore, if traveling light is a synonym of keeping the planet clean then it is remarkable!

Then I selected 5 objects that will help you to travel light and eco-friendly.

First, you’ll not break your back going around, second, you are going to take care of the Earth…And third you’ll have more space to bring back souvenirs!

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Porto, sweet and salty!

From Harry Potter to the salty Atlantic Ocean – my top 4 recommendations for what to do, see or eat in Porto, the favorite parts that made my journey special.
Oporto, the second largest city of Portugal is a true gem. Most people combine it with a visit to Lisbon, but I believe this city is worth a trip alone as well. Because ‘wise is he who enjoys the wonders of the world’, as Fernando Pessoa puts it.

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From Brussels with chocolate

This story was written after my chocolate trail in Belgian ‘chocolateries’ during my last month in a place I called home for more than three years. Thus, it was my way of honoring Brussels, my adoptive city.

Bruxelles is for me the city of chocolate, Art Nouveau, European Institutions, smurfs and bande dessinée. I will cover for now only chocolate. It will be the pricey one because in Belgium quality comes with a (high) price.

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60 Hours in Puglia, the heel of Bella Italia

When the girls and I decided to visit Puglia, we knew the trip would revolve around food – pretty much the best part of any Italian journey! Thus, stay tuned for “Pugliese cuisine” tips, what to see and where to eat 🙂


Alora, we stayed almost three days in Puglia, and we visited seven cities. Our host was Francesco, an actual Italian tour guide, so probably we had a head start and were luckier than the most tourist in Puglia. Grazie mille Francesco! We had nice day trips and short stops in charming towns as Ostuni, Monopoli or Alberobello.

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