The DIY guide to visiting the Puerto Princesa Underground River, Palawan

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Asia, Philippines | 2 Comments
The DIY guide to visiting the Puerto Princesa Underground River, Palawan

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park (also known as the Puerto Princesa Underground River or PPUR), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the highlights of the island of Palawan in the Philippines.  Having been chosen as one of the New7Wonders of Nature, the underground river emerges directly into the sea and is […]

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

Posted by on Oct 30, 2016 in Albania, Europe | No Comments
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 due to their colourful and ultra-modern facades, but for some reason, they all seem to be half-finished. We couldn’t make out whether construction was still ongoing or whether they had been abandoned before completion.  The road from […]

Berat, Pogradec and Shkoder

Posted by on Oct 30, 2016 in Albania, Europe | No Comments
Berat, Pogradec and Shkoder

During our roadtrip in Albania, three of the town we visited where Berat, Pogradec and Shkoder, all very different and each with it’s own particular charm. A visit to Berat, Pogradec and Shkoder Berat Stunning Berat, A UNESCO world heritage site, is often called the “Town of a Thousand Windows”, a quaint, little place where […]

Discovering Quirky Pristina

Posted by on Jul 24, 2016 in Europe, Kosovo | No Comments
Discovering Quirky Pristina

After crossing the Macedonia – Kosovo border we headed straight towards Pristina where our first stop was the UNESCO-listed Gračanica Monastery, a Serbian Orthodox monastery constructed on the ruins of an older 13th-century church and located a few kilometres outside of Pristina in Gračanica village. The best places to visit in Pristina The Gračanica Monastery […]