Where to go tubing in Laos, Vang Vieng

Tubing and Vang Vieng After Thirty

To me, the idea of sitting in an inflatable rubber tube while casually drifting through a jungle river seems like the ideal way to spend a day. Throw in a…

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Top 9 things to do in Cesis, Latvia

Most people who have visited the Balkan country will have been to the capital city, Riga, but may not have ventured further afield, which is a shame. Cēsis is a 13th-century town,…

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How to visit Area 51

Visiting Area 51 and the Extraterrestrial Highway in Nevada

So famous yet shrouded in mystery, what really happens in Area 51? Well, I can’t answer that for you sadly, but I can tell you how to visit, maybe you can…

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Visiting the Bibi ka Maqbara in Aurangabad, Southern India

The Bibi Ka Maqbara – A twin of the Taj

I was not aware that the Taj Mahal had a twin until I came across this blog post about the Bibi Ka Maqbara. Located in Aurangabad, Southern India, you’d be forgiven…

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hidden places in Iran travel blog

Iran Travel Blog: Off the beaten track in Iran

I recently came across another great Iran travel blog about discovering hidden gems. Iran really seems to be one of the top places to visit at the moment, and reading about…

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Visit Provins easy to get to from Paris

Introducing the medieval town of Provins

Provins is a medieval town that still has its preserved medieval walls. Because it sat at a crossroads for many trade routes, it became a location of several merchant fairs,…

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Motorbike on the Samoeng Loop

A scary night on the Samoeng Loop

As I write, I think I am about to die in some horrific way. I am trying to get some sleep in a place called Samoeng Resort, just outside a…

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An Ode to Doubtful Sound

Ohh New Zealand, you steal so many hearts. Whenever you as speak to people that have been to New Zealand, they almost never have anything bad to say about it….

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Visiting Transylvanias fortified churches

Discovering the Fortified churches of Transylvania

Transylvania is a large region in Romania with quite a history and this is heavily represented in the churches of the area. Back in the medieval times when the region…

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The largest monolithic statue in the world in Shravanabelagola

Shravanabelagola – Home of the World’s Tallest Standing Monolithic Statue

Sat on top of a hill, overlooking the small town of Shravanabelagola, you’ll find a gigantic statue of Bahubali, which is widely considered as one of the “7 wonders of…

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