In Search of Authenticity at Otavalo Market, Ecuador

In Search of Authenticity at Otavalo Market, Ecuador

A visit to the indigenous market of Otavalo in Ecuador is probably one of the most advertised activities in Quito’s guest houses and travel agencies. It’s said to be one of the largest and oldest indigenous market of South America and every single guide book will tell you it’s a must-do [ ]

Where to eat Vegan in Ubud, Bali

Where to eat Vegan in Ubud, Bali

I’m not a vegan but the recent “clean eating craze”, has left me fascinated by the trending dietary belief systems. Gluten free, low GI, macrobiotic, vegan… I wanted to learn more. Particularly about vegan food. Ten days of eating vegan, it’s so easy to do in Ubud… Growing up with [ ]

What to Wear in Iran

What to Wear in Iran

Figuring out my wardrobe for my trip to Iran turned out to be a very interesting part of the travel planning. How do you dress in a country where showing your hair in public is illegal? Despite the fact that I had conducted some serious research, I was still feeling [ ]

How living in Bali ruined me

How living in Bali ruined me

I know the title sounds a little dramatic but hear me out… After having lived a year in Bali we were sure a change of scenery would do us good. Word around the net was, Ecuador and Colombia were the new buzzing hot spots, perfect for digital nomads like us. [ ]

Where to Travel in Iran – our two week itinerary

Where to Travel in Iran – our two week itinerary

The moment we entered Iran, we immediately knew: two weeks is way too little time to visit this vast, fascinating country! Unfortunately we can’t always take month-long vacations, so we figured: two weeks is better than nothing! Although it meant we’d have to make some tough decisions regarding the places [ ]

2015 Travel Summary

2015 Travel Summary

Here we are again, at the beginning of a new year, wondering where time went. Looking back at the past twelve months, thinking how we could have done things better, what is still missing in our lives and wondering where the next 52 weeks will take us. For me, the [ ]

100 Essential Travel Experiences, Part VI

100 Essential Travel Experiences, Part VI

As a tribute to carefree traveling, I’ve been listing my most memorable travel experiences so far. You can read part 1, part 2, part 3 , part 4  and part 5 in the previous posts. Without further ado, here are, in no particular order, the last 15 most memorable travel experiences:   15. Shopping and [ ]

100 Essential Travel Experiences, Part V

100 Essential Travel Experiences, Part V

As a tribute to carefree traveling, I’m listing my most memorable travel experiences so far. You can read part 1, part 2, part 3 and part 4 in the previous posts. Without further ado, here are the next 15 travel experiences in no particular order:     30. Bicycling on Nicaragua’s Isla de Ometeppe   [ ]