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Soaking in a hot stone bath in Paro

Soaking in a hot stone bath in Paro

Slipping into the soothing water at the hot stone bath felt like yet another blessing after returning from the hike to the Tiger’s Nest. On the way back to Paro, we stopped for a hot stone bath. Our guide had called in advanced and booked […]

Hiking to Tiger’s Nest

Hiking to Tiger’s Nest

The clouds were hanging low over the valley, and considering the heavy rainfall during the night, I was not quite sure how the hike to Tiger’s Nest would be. As I have grown up with the saying “there is no such thing as bad weather, […]

Museum of Broken Relationships

Museum of Broken Relationships

The Museum of Broken Relationships was on my must see list before going to Zagreb. People from all over the world send in their contribution as therapy or simply just to share their stories of their break up. However, broken relationships are more than two […]

Experiencing Isfjord Radio and Barentsburg

Experiencing Isfjord Radio and Barentsburg

Isfjord Radio and Barentsburg are popular places to visit at Svalbard. I had actually been to both by snowmobile on my first visit to Svalbard a few years ago, but wanted to experience them in the summer as well. Basecamp Explorer offer two day trips […]

Fun facts about Svalbard

Fun facts about Svalbard

The Svalbard archipelago, situated between the mainland on Norway and the North Pole, is a very fascinating place. In many ways. There are more polar bears than people, and four months a year, you experience 24 hours daylight. The Svalbard Treaty from 1920 recognized Norwegian sovereignty in 1925, […]

Food tour in Bratislava

Food tour in Bratislava

When visiting different countries, I always check if there is a food tour available. This is a great way to taste many dishes, and get to know the food culture. Visiting Bratislava was no exception. I signed up for the Traditional Food Tour offered by […]

Three day horse-riding trip to Song Kul

Three day horse-riding trip to Song Kul

The horse stood outside the house ready for me. I was a bit unsure if I was ready for him, it had after all been 10 years since last time I sat on a horse. I was happy though to see that my saddle was […]

Food tour in Bishkek

Food tour in Bishkek

Local food is an important aspect of my travels, so whenever I find a food tour, I am in! Apple Hostel in Bishkek had just put together a food tour for their guests, and I was the first to sign up. The main part of […]

Day trip to Pyramiden

Day trip to Pyramiden

Visiting the ghost town Pyramiden was high on the list for my visit to Svalbard. Exploring these kinds of unusual sights are intriguing, and the guide gave insight to the way of life in this former Russian settlement. After a nice lunch in Longyearbyen, I […]

Day trip from Kiev to Chernobyl

Day trip from Kiev to Chernobyl

Chernobyl. The word alone evoke fear among the people born in the 80’s and earlier, that can remember this horrible April night in 1986. The iron curtain over the Soviet Union prevented the information about the accident to reach the rest of the world for […]