Thailand

Frequently visited by my circle of friends, Thailand’s tourism became trending in recent years. Most of the people I know end up visiting the southern islands, which are a lot more popular than visiting the north. However, I was more interested at the time of my visit to explore the north, knowing that I could … More Thailand

India

Second attempt. I was planning to head to India after kicking off the new year, 2018, in Sri Lanka, before discovering that I need a visa. Diverted my route, spending 45 days traveling through the south east, passing through Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and Indonesia, then decided to make it back to my original route (West … More India

Indonesia

The island nation has been on my list for quite some time; after acquiring my scuba diving certification, diving in the seas of Indonesia was a dream of mine. From my circle of friends, Indonesia has been frequented a lot by them, most notably Bali. Had to go see for myself what it’s all about. … More Indonesia

Brunei

One of the smallest, yet richest countries in the world; Brunei is located on the island of Borneo, which hosts Malaysia and Indonesia as well. Brunei is a sultanate, an absolute monarchy, where the Sultan has supreme authority and is not bound by any written laws or legislature. The small country is rich in oil … More Brunei

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Being an hour away from the Bosnian border warranted a quick day trip to Bosnia. Learned about Višegrad from some locals in Serbia, recommending me to visit ‘Andrićgrad’, a city dedicated to Yugoslav novelist and Nobel Prize winner Ivo Andrić. Andrićgrad is built entirely from stone by Serbian film director Emir Kusturica, who also built Drvengrad … More Bosnia & Herzegovina

Malaysia

My second stop on my tour in Asia. I was planning to come here at some point, however, was a last minute decision to visit Malaysia this early on. An unexpected visa requirement for India made me postpone my visit, and prompted me to book a ‘day before’ flight to Malaysia and start by exploring … More Malaysia

Sri Lanka

My first proper experience in Asia; you may sense some extra excitement in this post. Seeing is believing I guess, apparently such places are as beautiful as they look on computers’ backgrounds. Sri Lanka is a country with a large population density (ranked 42nd globally), therefore the distances between towns are pretty short, which allows … More Sri Lanka

Serbia

A part of Europe that presents a unique character, differing from the rest of the continent: The Balkans. Consisting of former ‘Yugoslavia’, but with Bulgaria substituting Slovenia, the balkans are a perfect choice for backpackers. With the exception of Croatia, which gained more popularity in recent years thus becoming more expensive, balkan countries are relatively … More Serbia

Hungary

Whether it is Budapest’s history, its stunning architecture, lively ruin bars or the world-class goulash soup, the reasons to visit this city is endless. I was close to visiting Budapest several times in the past, but always ended up elsewhere. This year, I finally put an end to my wait, and wined up in Budapest … More Hungary

Latvia

Working my way down the map, made a stop in Riga, Latvia. Took a LUX Express bus from Tallinn, Estonia which costs €14 and takes 4 hours and 30 minutes. Riga is a city that exhibits impressive architecture and detail-designed buildings. There are up to 8 centuries of architectural variety; walking down the streets you … More Latvia