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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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A Picnic in Ancient Apollonia – A Tale of Albanian Culture and Hospitality

The buildings along the highway from Tirana to Fier (the larger town gateway to ancient Apollonia, Albania) are very evident ...
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Discovering Montenegro – Reasons to visit Montenegro

Montenegrin women have long, slim legs. That was my first observation in Montenegro. As any decent engineer would do, Nikki ...
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Berat, Pogradec and Shkoder

During our roadtrip in Albania, three of the town we visited where Berat, Pogradec and Shkoder, all very different and ...
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Getting a Visa to Abkhazia – Travel to Abkhazia

You may be forgiven for never having heard of Abkhazia, even if you’re great at geography, unless you're Russian of ...
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Feasting on Local Food in Georgia – Exploring the Caucasus

Feasting on local food is by itself a good enough reason to travel to Georgia, although we do recommend avoiding ...
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Planning a Road Trip

Hiring a vehicle is a great option if you would like to travel around different parts of country without having ...
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Using a printed road map vs. using a GPS

Which is more convenient and what should you pack - old school printed map or  GPS /Sat Nav? With advances and ...
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Dubrovnik – Pearl of the Adriatic

Dubrovnik has hit the international radar in recent years because of its beautiful setting popularised by Game of Thrones in ...
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Visit Split – the Appeal of a Lively Mediterranean City

Initially I was somehow under the impression that Split was a sleepy, walled, old town on the Dalmatian coast similar ...
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Plitvice Lakes National Park – Croatia’s Garden of Eden

Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of Croatia’s highlights and despite the unavoidable crowds of ...
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The Northern Dalmatian Coast – Places to Visit in Zadar

After spending a night in Split, we set off on the first part of our adventure, a drive along the ...
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Visit Zagreb – Croatia’s Underrated Capital City

Zagreb has to be one of Europe’s most underrated capital cities. It has been described to us as dull by ...
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Treasures of Istria

A day in Optija We arrived in Opatija, a city on the peninsula of Istria one late evening after driving ...
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A Trip to Croatia – the Adriatic’s Most Charming Destination

Croatia is one of the more touristic Balkan countries, with hordes of people flocking to enjoy its beaches in summer, ...
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Discovering Croatia’s Flavours

Croatian food proved to be a delightful revelation to Nikki and myself. It is tasty, fresh and very diverse and ...
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Ostia Antica – the alternative to spending a layover inside Fiumicino airport

Have a layover in Fiumicino airport but not enough time to make it to Rome city centre? Head out to ...
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Day trip to Brač (and Zlatni Rat)

Our day trip to Brač, and the visit to Zlatni Rat Beach, was one of the highlights of our week in Croatia ...
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A Photo Blog of Myanmar (formerly Burma)

A photo blog of Myanmar - Our travel itinerary:  Yangon - Bago - Kyaiktiyo (Golden Rock) Pagoda - Heho - Nyaung Shwe ...
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A Photo Blog of Bolivia

A Photo Blog of Bolivia - Travel itinerary: La Paz - Sucre - Potosi - Uyuni - Salar de Uyuni ...
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A Photo Blog of Belize

A Photo Blog of Belize - Our travel itinerary: San Ignacio - Actun Tunichil Muknal - Caye Caulker A Photo Blog ...
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A Photo Blog of Southern Mexico

A Photo Blog of Mexico. Our travel itinerary: Cancun - Isla Mujeres - Chichen Itza - Merida - Cuzama - ...
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A Photo Blog of Morocco

A photo blog of Morocco - Our travel itinerary: Fez - Ifran - Azrou - Valley of Ziz - Sahara ...
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Places to visit in Bhutan – A Destination Guide

A road trip in a country that used to feed its pigs marijuana promised to be an interesting affair. During our ...
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Mostar and Around (Blagaj and Počitelj)

Our re-entry into Bosnia was a very rainy one, so much so that we were wondering whether we should skip ...
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Southern Bosnia & Herzegovina – Peaceful and Lush

The border crossing from Croatia to Bosnia at Nova Sela was very simple. There’s a road toll immediately after the ...
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Tourism in Bhutan – Discovering the Magic Kingdom of Bhutan

Tourism in Bhutan is as intriguing as it gets. As the aircraft weaved through the mountains of Paro in preparation ...
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