The door bell rang just as I rolled out of bed. As soon as I opened the door to my apartment, some blackened-up petes in costume tossed some candy on the floor […]
Is Sinterklaas and ´Zwarte Piet´ a racist tradition?
Winter Wonderland in Brussels
It’s that time of the year again. Trees stand solitary, devoid of leaves, their spindly still branches salute in the wind, as if to acknowledge that one season has ended and a […]
Scammed in Athens?
Of all the varying experiences undergone in different capitals of the world, Athens puzzles me. It is like a vast maze of identical buildings that has gobbled up every space and thrown […]
TBEX 2014: A time of firsts
The first time I set my eyes on the Acropolis, it is a dream. I set my eyes on it from a distance because it is late. The gates are closing and […]
How cool is it to sleep in an airport?
Let’s go.. On a scale of 1 to 10, how cool is it to sleep in an airport? Given that..a) You are on a tight budget b) Have an early morning flight […]
I’m off to the TBEX conference, how about you?
In my brief time as a traveler, I’ve learnt that sometimes things don’t go according to schedule. I’ve been across borders and continents when I’ve lost my passport, had my feet swell, […]
5 more things to do and see in Sarajevo
1) Take a free tour: As with any busy capital, Sarajevo can be overwhelming for the first-time visitor. There are a good number of tours to go to, with varying prices. Your first […]
Very inspiring blogger award!!
My sixth month blogging and I’ve been nominated for ‘the Very inspiring blogger award‘ by Unexpected Wanderlust. I would love to thank this group of wonderful travelers for nominating me, and I […]
Sarajevo or bust!!
Mostar has been awesome, but it’s time to set off for Sarajevo. The train is the cheapest option for me and my daughter, a total price of 16.40 Bosnia marks (8 euros) […]
Mostar, here we come…(Part Two)
Hostel Nina is the kind of place you could stumble upon in Mostar and feel like you have just come home. The family living there owns the huge mansion with so many rooms […]