How to visit Kandovan, Iran and other things to do in Tabriz

Posted by on Jan 2, 2021 in Asia, Iran | No Comments
How to visit Kandovan, Iran and other things to do in Tabriz

Many of us have heard of Cappadocia in Turkey, but few know of Kandovan, Iran, a similar, though smaller village, with far less tourists and less fuss compared to the insta-popular Cappadocia. Indeed, we were not aware that troglodyte villages were part of the Persian Empire at all, before actually exploring the area of Kandovan, […]

Exploring the Alamut Valley and other things to do in Qazvin

Posted by on Oct 30, 2020 in Asia, Iran | No Comments
Exploring the Alamut Valley and other things to do in Qazvin

About two hours’ drive away from Tehran lies Qazvin, the former capital of the Persian Empire, and the Alamut Valley with its mysterious-sounding Castle of the Assassins, also known as the Alamut Castle. Hiking and exploring the Alamut Valley is what took us to Qazvin in the first place, but we will also show you […]

Food in Iran – A Guide to Traditional Persian Dishes

Posted by on Aug 24, 2020 in Asia, Food, Iran | No Comments
Food in Iran – A Guide to  Traditional Persian Dishes

You all know how much we love to eat, and we will start off by saying that the food in Iran is superb! You’ll have a great time sampling the traditional Iranian food, especially if you are a foodie and non-vegetarian. Strict vegetarians on the other hand, should be a little more attentive to the […]

What to do in Tehran and Tehran tourist attractions in one day

Posted by on Aug 20, 2020 in Asia, Iran | No Comments
What to do in Tehran and Tehran tourist attractions in one day

If you’re traveling to Iran, it is likely that Tehran will be your gateway to the rest of the country, so you may be wondering about what do in Tehran and which Tehran tourist attractions are worth visiting, especially if you don’t intend spending much time in the city. We only spent one day in […]

Guide to getting your Iran visa and independent travel to Iran

Posted by on Aug 19, 2020 in Asia, Iran, Planning | No Comments
Guide to getting your Iran visa and independent travel to Iran

You’ve surely heard just how amazing Iran can be as a travel destination (honestly, we cannot recommend it enough), although you might still be slightly confused about getting your Iran visa and how to plan your independent travel to Iran. We will try to answer your queries and clear any confusion about planning independent travel […]

Southern Myanmar Itinerary – Exploring Myanmar Off the Beaten Track

Posted by on Feb 13, 2020 in Asia, Myanmar, Planning | No Comments
Southern Myanmar Itinerary – Exploring Myanmar Off the Beaten Track

Palm trees, empty beaches, uninhabited tropical islands, golden stupas and the friendliest people ever – our southern Myanmar itinerary will help you discover a little-known part of the country which few foreigners get to experience. So, if you’re looking to experience Myanmar off the beaten track, follow our southern Myanmar itinerary and prepare to be […]

Things to do in Mawlamyine and Bilu Island, Myanmar

Posted by on Jan 30, 2020 in Asia, Myanmar | No Comments
Things to do in Mawlamyine and Bilu Island, Myanmar

I had first heard of the colonial charm of Mawlamyine (Moulmein) in Kipling’s highly inaccurate, dreamy poem ‘Mandalay’, and, fascinated by the images of ancient pagodas and palm trees, I wondered whether the city had more to offer, and whether there were any other interesting things to do in Mawlamyine and the adjacent Bilu Island, […]

Exploring the Beaches in Dawei and the Dawei Peninsula

Posted by on Jan 20, 2020 in Asia, Myanmar | No Comments
Exploring the Beaches in Dawei and the Dawei Peninsula

Although Myanmar’s tourism industry has ballooned (excuse the pun) in recent years, due to curious backpackers making their way to the formerly-isolated nation, Southern Myanmar and its wonderful Dawei Peninsula are still relatively undiscovered gems, that have yet to make it on the tourist trail. The many beaches in Dawei, make the Dawei Peninsula a […]

Koh Phayam – the best Koh Phayam beaches and how to get to Koh Phayam

Posted by on Jan 13, 2020 in Asia, Thailand | No Comments
Koh Phayam – the best Koh Phayam beaches and how to get to Koh Phayam

You might have been to Thailand several times and yet, you may have never heard of Koh Phayam or considered visiting the Koh Phayam beaches. Indeed, Koh Phayam is known to be one of Thailand’s few, but best-kept secrets, due to its lack of mass tourism or package tourists, which makes for a refreshing break […]

Bangkok Itinerary – Things to do in Bangkok in 3 days

Posted by on Jan 9, 2020 in Asia, Planning, Thailand | 2 Comments
Bangkok Itinerary – Things to do in Bangkok in 3 days

The huge Thai capital of Bangkok can appear to be rather overwhelming if you’re planning only a short stay, but fear not, our Bangkok itinerary will guide you through the best things to do in Bangkok in 3 days, including suggestions regarding where to stay in Bangkok and which markets to visit. Bangkok is huge, […]