Sunrise over the Varzaneh Desert

How to visit the Varzaneh Desert in Iran

A couple of hours away from Isfahan, lies the Varzaneh desert, a spectacular area of silent golden sand dunes, close ...
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Si o Se Pol Bridge in Isfahan

A Guide to Isfahan Attractions and Things to do in Isfahan

The city of Isfahan is easily one of the most popular destinations in Iran, due to the high concentrations of ...
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the hamlet of Palangan

Exploring Palangan Village in Iranian Kurdistan and things to do in Kermanshah

Before planning our independent trip to Iran, we had never heard about Palangan village in Iranian Kurdistan, an area of ...
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How to visit Kandovan in Iran and other things to do in Tabriz

Many of us have heard of Cappadocia in Turkey, but few know of Kandovan in Iran, a similar, though smaller ...
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The scenary at the Alamut Valley - best things to do in Qazvin

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 ...
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Food in Iran

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 ...
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The Azadi tower, a top on your list of what to do in Tehran

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, ...
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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 ...
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Malta itinerary – how to spend a week in Malta and best places to go in Malta

It’s a shame that we’ve never written a post about our home country Malta, or given our readers some insight ...
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The traditional motorino is a common sighting in calabria

The Best Things to do in Calabria and Calabria Itinerary

If quaint mountain villages, undeveloped beaches and charming fishing villages are your thing, head over to southern Italy and follow ...
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Le Castella was one of our favourite places to visit in Crotone

A Guide to the Best Things to do in Crotone, Calabria

The Calabrian city of Crotone in southern Italy, might feel pretty off the beaten track when compared to Italy’s larger, ...
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Amazing waters around tropea beaches

Beaches in Tropea and Other Things to do in Tropea

Crystal-clear waters, a lonely monastery on a rock promontory and mind-blowing sunsets, the beaches in Tropea and the surrounding area ...
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Beaches of Dawei

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 ...
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monk statues leading to the reclining buddha - things to do in Mawlamyine

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 ...
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Sin Htauk Beach, exploring the beaches of dawei peninsula

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 ...
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Ao Yai Beach, a cheekypassports favourite

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 ...
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One of the many golden statues adorning the Golden Temple

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 ...
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The beaches of Havelock in Andaman

Two Week Andaman Itinerary and Best Places to Visit in Andaman

This Andaman itinerary will guide you around all the best places to visit in Andaman in two weeks, with tips ...
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Fancy accomodation at Loktak Lake

Ultimate North East India Travel Guide and North East India itinerary

North East India is a region made up of eight very diverse states in the easternmost part of the country ...
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Natural pools on the way to the Rainbow Falls in Nongriat - Meghalaya

Top Places to visit in Meghalaya and other Meghalaya destinations

The state of Meghalaya is easily one of the most popular and accessible of the Northeastern states, or Seven Sisters ...
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Michelle enjoying the view of Reiek Peak - Places to Visit in Mizoram - Day Trips from Aizawl

Places to Visit in Mizoram – Day Trips from Aizawl

Information about places to visit in Mizoram is rather scarce, and this is reflected in the fact that Mizoram is ...
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Neermahal water palace in Tripura

The Best Tourist Places in Tripura, India

Tripura is rarely included on destination itineraries to India, which made the thought of discovering whether there were any tourist ...
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How to Travel Around Tripura, India

This post deals with the logistics of how to travel around Tripura to get to the best tourist places in ...
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Entance to the Kangla fort in Imphal - Manipur

How to Travel from Kohima to Imphal

If you’re in Nagaland, you might want to visit neighboring Manipur for some insight into Manipuri culture and traditions. We ...
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Views of the loktak lake in manipur

Exploring Imphal and Loktak Lake Manipur

India’s northeastern state of Manipur, home to the stunning Loktak Lake, lies on the border with Myanmar and is mainly ...
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Participants get very excited at the Hornbill Festival

Nagaland Hornbill Festival – The Ultimate Guide

The Nagaland Hornbill festival was one of our main draws towards traveling around Northeast India during the winter months. That ...
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Welcome to Longwa - Exploring Longwa Village and meeting the Konyak tribe in Nagaland

How to Get to Longwa in Nagaland

This post deals solely with the logistics of getting to Longwa in Nagaland. For a detailed guide of things to ...
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Face decorations as testimony to a violent headhunting past in Longwa

Exploring Longwa Village and meeting the Konyak tribe in Nagaland

The Konyak village of Longwa close to the town of Mon, Nagaland, is a small hamlet on the border between ...
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Nikki enjoying the mergui archipelago

Exploring the Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar with Moby Dick Tours

Imagine coming across hundreds of deserted islands surrounded by the most beautiful white-sand beaches and crystal-clear turquoise water. This is ...
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the Greater One-Horned Rhino at the Kaziranga National Park Safari

Kaziranga National Park Safari – Meeting the Greater One-Horned Rhino

A Kaziranga National Park safari is without a doubt one of the most exciting things to do in Assam (together ...
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