Eating Nepal

Eating Nepal

While Nepal is not particularly reputed for its “haute cuisine”, it does offer a few dishes that can tickle the taste buds. Finding a tasty meal in Kathmandu is easy; there are foreign and local restaurants in abundance around the city. I had some authentic tasting Mexican food in a [ ]

What’s in… Iran?

What’s in… Iran?

Almost every time I excitedly announced I was headed to Iran, the most puzzled looks thrown my way. Reactions ranging from “Are you nuts?! You’re gonna get yourself killed!” to a calmer “Iran? What’s in Iran?”. No one ever asks you that when you say you’re going to Thailand or France… [ ]

9 Day Trips you should Never Take

9 Day Trips you should Never Take

… Because they should be overnight trips!   Day trips… they’re convenient when you want to see as much of a region as possible in a short amount of time. However, there are quite a lot of these convenient trips that really don’t do the place justice. You find yourself [ ]

Explore the Elements

Explore the Elements

One of the photography goals I’ve recently set for myself, is to focus more on themes: to capture recurring colours, patterns or situation. I find most of the themes I’ve been working around so far, quite average. I usually collect pictures of exotic drinks, dishes, mistranslations, strange signs and a [ ]

5 Quirky things to do in Bogota, Colombia

5 Quirky things to do in Bogota, Colombia

Every time I spend a reasonable amount of time in a big city, I try to look for some funny, cool, quirky things to do besides the general tourist attractions. As this was my second time in Bogotá, it didn’t take me long to have completed the list of “must-sees”. [ ]

Journey to the Togean islands, Indonesia

Journey to the Togean islands, Indonesia

I’m staring out the bus window with a intense frown covering my face. The lush Andes landscape rolling by, leaves me almost indifferent. I realise what beauty surrounds me, but I just can’t enjoy it. The combination of high altitude and winy mountain roads leading us up and down the [ ]

Desert Oasis of your Dreams: Garmeh, Iran

Desert Oasis of your Dreams: Garmeh, Iran

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always dreamt of going to a “real” oasis in the desert. You know, like the ones you seen in movies or cartoons: a palm tree clad village with an abundance of water and crops, smack in the middle of sand plains and [ ]

First Time Africa Travel: Where to Backpack

First Time Africa Travel: Where to Backpack

So you’ve decided to do it, you’re going to venture in what people find the scariest, darkest continent of them all. Let’s start by rectifying this misapprehension straight away, shall we. Though there are some African countries that could qualify as somewhat “scary”, Africa is a huge continent. Did you [ ]