Belarus, one of the least visited countries in Europe, now allows for 5-day visa free travel. Check out my bucket list to see what cool things there are to do in the capital Minsk!
Kurgan Slavy: a Must-See Soviet WWII Memorial in Belarus
People from all over Belarus brought a handful of soil from their village, ultimately making a 35-meter high hill. On top they built an incredible memorial.
A Massive Soviet-Style Military Parade in Minsk
A mighty show of military force, you would almost think the Cold War in Belarus never ended. Check out these pictures to see for yourself.
A Fascinating Journey Through Rural Bangladesh in 25 Gripping Pictures
These pictures reveal the gripping lifestyle in one the world’s poorest yet truly fascinating countries. You may find some images disturbing.
10 Incredible Discoveries Inside an Abandoned Beer Brewery in Beirut
Abandoned and scarred by civil war, this beer brewery is the oldest in the Middle East and lays hidden in a quiet residential neighbourhood in Beirut.
I took secret pictures of Greek Antifa clashing with police in Athens
A neighbourhood where everyone is welcome, except the police. Exarcheia is a stronghold of the anti-establishment movement, located in the Greek capital Athens.
Year in Review: Travel Achievements in 2016 and Plans for 2017
While looking back on some good travelling in 2016, I am revealing my adventure plans for the upcoming year.
Kick-Ass Route Ideas to Travel the World: Part II
I have continued my quest to find for you the most amazing and inspiring route ideas. Can you guess which ones they are?
5 Travel Examples of Being at the Right Place at the Wrong Time
Running into border issues or missing out on a country’s most beautiful attraction. Some prime examples of things that cannot always be planned the way you want it.
The Road Trip of a Lifetime: Driving a Citroën 2CV to the Western Sahara
Blown up engines, broken tires, broken clutch, doors falling off, broken suspension: you name it and probably it happened.
Dead Goat Carcass Throwing at the World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan
The world’s toughest men on horseback fighting over a dead goat! Kok-Boru is a dangerous sports played only in Central Asia.
Three Weeks of Backpacking in Central Asia: Route, Accommodation and Expenses
In an almost forgotten corner of the world there is a lot to discover. See how I travelled in Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.
Visiting Burj Al-Barajneh, the Site of the 2015 Beirut Bombings
You may call it disaster tourism. Weeks after it happened I went to see what it was like at the site of the 2015 Beirut bombings, deep inside a Hezbollah stronghold.
The Easiest Way To Get a Cheap Chinese Visa
Get a 30-day Chinese tourist visa for just $45, hassle-free and without any hotel reservations or other bureaucracy!
Romance scamming is thriving in Petra, Jordan. Here’s how to stay safe
It is estimated that hundreds of Western women have fallen victim to romance scamming by Jack Sparrow lookalikes in and around Petra, Jordan.
10 Reasons Why I Shouldn’t be Alive
I travelled to countless troubled regions and ‘unsafe’ countries. Yet some of my escapes from death might come to you as a surprise.