Curious to know how many countries you visited, yet confused by all the different definitions used? Use this Excel tool to find the definite answer!
Year in Review: revisiting Iraq and other exciting places in 2021
From hiking in a remote corner of Georgia to visiting Mesopotamia and Mosul in Iraq. Read here why this was yet another year of exciting travel adventures.
The Longest Overland Route in a Straight Line
An epic journey across two entire continents, straight through some of the most complicated and dangerous places on Earth.
Year in Review: 2020 was a difficult year for travel (8 countries visited)
Despite Covid-19 ruining much of my travel plans, I can still look back on several exciting places visited in 2020. Here is a quick summary.
Year in Review: 2019 was an EPIC year for travel
I’m looking back on the most adventurous travel year of my life. Check out some of my highlights!
10 Must-Visit Museums in the Age of Dark Tourism
This is the darkest article I have ever written. Its content might disturb some readers.
Photos from the Fish Market in Nouakchott, Mauritania
A fascinating fish market bustling with activities, it’s one of the largest of its kind in West Africa.
11-day Travel Itinerary for Iraqi Kurdistan (and Epic Photos)
Going to Iraq, not as a terrorist but as a tourist. Not many would consider it a safe travel destination, but you would be surprised by my 11-day itinerary!
A Mysterious Abandoned Ghost Ship in Liberia, West Africa
This 63-meter oil tanker washed up on a remote West African beach in 2016 without a crew and without explanation.
Planet of the Apes: Face-to-Face with the Laboratory Chimps of Liberia
I tracked down the secretive Monkey Island in the Liberian jungle. What I found was truly spectacular.
Riding the Iron Ore Train across the Sahara in Mauritania
Hitching a free ride on top of the longest train in the world. It was a 15-hour journey that I will never forget.
Year in Review: My Travel Highlights of 2018
From Poland to Pakistan, and from Andorra to Australia: 2018 has been another interesting year full of travel.
Tourism in Pakistan: Visiting The Swat Valley as a Solo Backpacker
A region home to ‘the most hospitable people’ is slowly getting ready for tourism once again. I went there ahead of the crowds to see what to expect.
I Watched The Bizarre India Pakistan Border Closing Ceremony
Soldiers from two nuclear super power engaging in a bizarre and hostile standoff every day. This is my detailled photo report from both sides of the line.
Year in Review: the 17 Best Places I Visited in 2017
From Panama to Palestine, in 2017 I travelled to some fascinating places once again. Check out my year’s highlights and learn more about my plans for 2018!
Forbidden Hitchhiking to the ‘Door to Hell’ in Turkmenistan
A detailled account of me trying to reach a giant burning hole in the middle of nowhere in the Karakum desert in Turkmenistan.
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