These days travellers are much more often in conflict zones than you would think. Here are ways to assess the safety situation before heading out to the danger zone.
Christiania: An Obscure, Self-Proclaimed Micronation in the Heart of Copenhagen
Christiania is a self-proclaimed state in the heart of Copenhagen. It’s notorious for its rampant cannabis trade controlled by biker gangs and off-limits for Danish authorities.
12 Kick-Ass Route Ideas to Travel the World
When you’re out of ideas to travel the world, check this out. I have gathered 12 route ideas that will surely make for some kick-ass adventures!
Ukraine’s Secret and Abandoned Tank Graveyard
Hundreds of rusty old battle tanks, as far as the eye can see. I located a secret tank graveyard in east Ukraine only to find out it remains heavily guarded.
A Rare Football Encounter Between Albania and Serbia
A day that could have sparked the country’s greatest celebration ever, ended in silence when Serbia scored 2 last-minute goals against Albania in a EURO2016 qualifier.
2015 in Review: My Top 7 Most Intense Portraits
Second in the series are some of my most intense portraits. I found these 7 photos worth some renewed attention.
2015 in Review: My Top 10 Most Stunning Pictures
This first article is about my most stunning pictures. After a tough selection I came up with the following top 10.
Is It Safe to Visit the Baalbek Ruins in Lebanon?
Under the sounds of the war raging on in and around Syria, I visited the Roman Ruins in the Hezbollah stronghold of Baalbek, Lebanon.
The End of a 100-Day Journey: My Wrap-Up
With an average daily expense of €21, I travelled to 7 countries in 3 continents. This articles gives a small look behind the scenes.
How to Avoid Getting Scammed at Egypt’s Great Pyramids
I was shocked to learn how many foreigners get scammed at Egypt’s Great Pyramids. Here is how you can outsmart the touts.
I Got Locked up inside an Ancient Egyptian Tomb
After pretending to be a journalist, I met with Egypt’s minister of Antiquities and managed to get myself locked up inside a 3200 year-old tomb.
Albania’s City of Contrasts: Tirana is…
Tirana is a city of many faces. Learn about my 12 findings after I spent about two weeks inside Albania’s capital.
Tirana Derby: Embedding with the Ultras Guerrils of KF Partizani
While in Albania, I visited the ‘big derby’ and embedded with the most fanatic football supporters of KF Partizani: the Ultras Guerrils.
Refugees and Volunteers in the Balkans: Faces Behind the Numbers
These pictures show the struggles, desperation, boredom but also happiness and hope of those on the run for war and poverty, in search for a life of dignity and peace.
The Ultimate Checklist for a Trip around the World
A no-nonsense checklist for any trip around the world. This list includes everything you need to take into account!
What I Pack for My Trips around the World
Travel more, better and cheaper. These items do not take up much space at all and are always with me, wherever I go.