Europe

Traveling Former Yugoslavia in two weeks

Having discussed the history of Yugoslavia in my previous post, I will go over a workable itinerary that covers most of the locations that makes up the block. These include Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Kosovo. (more…)


So what the heck is Yugoslavia?

This article is a two part series. In the first part we will look at Yugoslavia from a historical perspective. In the second part we will go over a two week itinerary to visit the countries that made up the block formerly named Yugoslavia. (more…)

How I did Scotland in two weeks

Scotland is the northern most part of United Kingdom. Many travelers visit U.K but never venture out north of England and totally miss out on what Scotland has to offer. This is true of even for the British people. What is great about Scotland is the wilderness, the nature, highlands, medieval castles, forests, free wild outdoor camping areas, loch ness, museums, golf courses, summer festivals and maritime history. (more…)

Mediterranean coast of Spain in Two weeks

There is nothing like traveling the mediterranean coast of Southern Europe by road. Calm sunny beaches, seafood, rocky cliffs, small towns and villages built along the coast and has been inhabited for centuries. If you don’t have much time to hit all the spots in Southern Spain you can follow my recommendations on these places. The landscape along the coast is varied and spectacular. (more…)

Garni to Geghard Hiking in Armenia

The caucasian country Armenia is not short of hiking opportunities. If you have time and you are fit then you should hike Mount Aragats (about 3000 meters above sea level) but this takes a bit of preparation and a tour guide to show you the path. But if you are looking for something easy and short when you are in Yerevan, I suggest doing a hike from the Temple of Garni to Geghard. (more…)

Things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia

Most western tourists don’t dare to travel to Eastern Europe let alone going to Georgia. When I tell my friends (or family) that I am going to Georgia (the country) they often confuse it with Georgia the State in U.S.A. Georgia is still a hidden gem in Europe with its iconic monasteries, delicious wine, world renowned cuisine, pomegranate trees and friendly people. (more…)

Ultra clean to dirtiest places in the world

There are some ultra clean places where you can get punished for chewing a gum (let alone throwing the wrapper on the street) to dirtiest places where the whole street is filled with garbage. (more…)

Global round up of the best Science Centers

When I travel to big cities I try my best to visit a Science museum / center to see how Science is represented in different cities/countries/culture. Here is a list of my favorites. (more…)

Best Hiking spots in the world with photos

We’ve traveled to 6 continents and picked the top places for your best hiking experience. (more…)

Top train journeys one must take in their life time

Since I was a child, I was always fascinated with train journeys. Hearing the clickety-clackety sounds the train wheels make while passing the metal tracks made me sleep good for some weird reason. There is nothing like seeing the country side from inside the comfort of sitting in the train. (more…)