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.
These incredible stories are my testimony that low-budget travel is fun, safe and leads to more unique experiences.
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.
A detailled account of me trying to reach a giant burning hole in the middle of nowhere in the Karakum desert in Turkmenistan.
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!
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 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 neighbourhood where everyone is welcome, except the police. Exarcheia is a stronghold of the anti-establishment movement, located in the Greek capital Athens.
Blown up engines, broken tires, broken clutch, doors falling off, broken suspension: you name it and probably it happened.
The world’s toughest men on horseback fighting over a dead goat! Kok-Boru is a dangerous sports played only in Central Asia.
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.
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.
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 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.