Bhutan is a landlocked kingdom in the Eastern Himalaya, sandwiched between India in the south (as well as east and west) and Chinese Tibet in the north. When I told...
1. Arirang Mass Games at May Day Stadium, Pyongyang This has got to be the most spectacular show on earth – North Korea’s Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance Arirang,...
(This is a 3-part series of my answers to the most popular questions I have received on my recent trip to North Korea. Continued from North Korea: Q&A (1) Tourism...
(This is a 3-part series of my answers to the most popular questions I have received on my recent trip to North Korea. Continued from North Korea: Q&A (1) Tourism)...
Since I returned from the trip to North Korea, I have been bombarded with questions. Colleagues I had no idea existed have been buying me coffee in exchange for Q&A...
Writing a blog about India has to be close to impossible. Where do you even start? The country is so overwhelming, intense, contrasting, shocking, fascinating – that no words in...
(Continued from Vietnam by rail V: Nha Trang) Day 11: The heat is on… in Saigon Day 10 of my journey was very relaxing and low-key. I did nothing besides...
(Continued from Vietnam by rail IV: Hoi An to Nha Trang) Day 8: A full day in Nha Trang One good thing the Khanh Duy hotel had was its breakfast...
(Continued from “Vietnam by rail III: Hanoi to Danang in 19 hours“) Unbelievable but true – I actually slept relatively decently on the train from Hanoi to Danang and did...
(Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Not many have visited – or even heard of – the African country of Eritrea. It is not hard to see why. Dwarfed by two of its much larger neighbours,…