Cheeky Passports’ Favourite Instagram Shots

Cheeky Passports’ Favourite Instagram Shots

Instagram is one of our favourite social media platforms, yet it takes a lot of work to plan ahead and choose what photos to post. Here’s a small collection of Cheeky Passports’ favourite Instagram shots taken over the past months. Remember you can get a daily dose of our pictures by following our Instagram account CheekyPassports! […]

The 10 Most Beautiful Monasteries in Armenia

Posted by on Jan 22, 2017 in Armenia, Europe | 4 Comments
The 10 Most Beautiful Monasteries in Armenia

Visiting Armenia? The Caucasian country is full of scenic spots, but what really sets it apart are its beautiful monasteries built on mountain tops or hidden within gorges. Here we list our favourite ten monasteries in Armenia. The 10 Most Beautiful Monasteries in Armenia When reading through blogs and guidebooks in preparation for our trip […]

The Best Things to do In and Around Baden-Baden during Christmas Time

Posted by on Jan 3, 2017 in Europe, Germany | No Comments
The Best Things to do In and Around Baden-Baden during Christmas Time

After deciding to use Baden-Baden as our base during part of our all-girls trip around Luxembourg, the Alsace region of France and the Black Forest region of Germany, I was told by a German resident that “there’s Germany and then there’s Baden-Baden” presumably referring to the fact that the town is best known for its […]

Visiting Abkhazia

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Europe, Georgia | No Comments
Visiting Abkhazia

There’s something enticing about travelling to a place which nobody seems to know about (and which according to the UN is not even a country) and it was this very aura of mystery which inspired us to include Abkhazia on our itinerary during our recent trip to the Caucasus. But where and what exactly is […]

Five Things To Do in Istanbul During an Airport Layover

Posted by on Dec 5, 2016 in Europe, Turkey | 23 Comments
Five Things To Do in Istanbul During an Airport Layover

Together with Dubai and Doha, Istanbul’s Ataturk airport is one of the important airline hubs for people travelling from Europe to Asia, and with Turkish Airlines’ competitive prices, it is being used as a layover hub even for more remote destinations in the States and South America. If you have a layover in Istanbul and […]

Four Fun (and One Less Fun) Experiences in Georgia

Posted by on Nov 22, 2016 in Europe, Georgia | 21 Comments
Four Fun (and One Less Fun) Experiences in Georgia

From therapeutic Sulphur baths to feasting on a wide selection of flavoursome foods, Georgia proved to be everything you would expect from a country with such a rich heritage. Read more as we list four fun (and the one less fun) things to do in Georgia, Europe. Fun things to do in Georgia, Europe 1. […]

Armenia – better than The Kardashians

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Armenia, Europe | No Comments
Armenia – better than The Kardashians

When we excitedly told our friends and family that we would be travelling to Armenia, the most common reaction was “oh isn’t that where the Kardashians are from?” often followed by “but is Armenia actually in Europe?”. In all fairness, we knew very little about the country ourselves and only considered travelling there because of […]

Armenia’s Top Five Places to Visit

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Armenia, Europe | 20 Comments
Armenia’s Top Five Places to Visit

Armenia has for many years been the lesser known destination in the Caucauses. Boasting spectacular landscapes, Armenia is in the crossroads between Asia and Europe. With a rich history spanning over three centuries, no wonder that this land is considered to be the Cradle of Christianity. Here is our take on the top 5 places to visit […]

Coastal Montenegro (Ulcinj, Sveti Stefan and Kotor)

Posted by on Oct 30, 2016 in Europe, Montenegro | No Comments
Coastal Montenegro (Ulcinj, Sveti Stefan and Kotor)

Coastal Montenegro is something special. Although I thought that Croatia’s coastline is gorgeous, Montenegro’s shores just blew me away. They are just a bit quieter, more rugged and less developed and I know that I’ll be spending more time there on my next visit to the Balkans. Read on as I describe our visit to Ulcinj, […]

Nikšić and Ostrog Monastery in Montenegro

Posted by on Oct 30, 2016 in Europe, Montenegro | No Comments
Nikšić and Ostrog Monastery in Montenegro

The drive from the border to Nikšić, Montenegro’s second largest town, was uneventful except for a photo stop at a view point over a spectacular lake framed by the city and mountains in the distance. I felt that Montenegro would be easy to like. A visit to Nikšić and Ostrog Monastery Nikšić Our stop in Nikšić served […]