The Smart Way of Travel

Top 5 most useful languages to learn if you are a traveler

There are about 10 major languages spoken by atleast a 100 million people around the world. Learning other languages help you to to better understand different cultures and life experiences. As they say the best way to connect with anyone is to speak to their heart. (more…)

Lowest Prepaid Data service

Based on our experience traveling around the world we came up with a list of top Mobile data (4G/LTE) provider in each country. This list is derived based on the best value for your bucks in terms of data, coverage and pricing. (more…)

How to travel economically as a backpacker?

I always come across fellow travelers who ask me how to travel around the world without burning a hole in your pocket. For those who are constantly on the road they know their way around to live and travel cheaply. But if you are just starting out as a new traveler you might be asking this very question. (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…)

Most visited countries in 2018

What are the most visited countries in the world in terms of short term visitors? Well take a look. (more…)

Most expensive to cheap haircuts around the world

I love getting a hair cut when visiting new places. It allows me to engage in some light conversation with the locals. Talking to them gives you a glimpse of every day life in their city (from cost of living to local politics). There is no guarantee that you get a good hair cut as most often your communication gets lost in translation. (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…)