Category Archives: Travel

Selective travelling, recreation, holidays…

Top 7 International Cities

I’ve done a lot of traveling, and have been on every continent except Antarctica (I’ll get there, someday). I put together this list of my favorite international cities to help other travelers who might be wondering where to go next. 1. Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok is truly a city of the future. The buildings look like a scene out of Minority Report or The Fifth Element; huge, glittering structures that curve… Read More »

Top 5 Festivals And Fairs To Visit In India

The largest democratic country in terms of population, India has a deep rooted culture which is more than 4500 years old. Hinduism is the primary religion in the country with Islam being the secondary and Buddhism and Christianity being the latter. The Country has been a home to many ancient cultures and civilizations, each of them bringing a unique trait and cultural philosophy to the region. Owning to this, India… Read More »

Current Currency: The Cheapest Places to Chase the Sun

In the rare moments when we catch a bit sun during the British summer (or other months) it can seem almost miraculous. And it disappears all too quickly. And even when we get a good run, it doesn’t feel long enough. After all, what is two, three, four weeks of sun, compared with months of cloud? Some people don’t give in to the gloom that bleaker weather brings though. Instead… Read More »

Guernsey by Numbers

The second largest Channel Island, Guernsey has so much to offer despite its relatively small size. For those unfamiliar with the island and its culture, I have put together a Guernsey by numbers guide to walk you through some of the best features of my island home. – 25 – Guernsey is an island with an area of only twenty-five square miles, which to me makes what it offers that… Read More »

The Weird Things You Can Do In Bolivia You Will Probably Not Do Anywhere Else

There are some countries on Earth which are so magical that they lure you into a sort of alternate reality in which you do all sorts of things you could never have imagined yourself doing elsewhere. Bolivia is one of those countries and the following are some of the weird things I did there. Maybe you’ll do them as well at some point. Go Deep into a Precarious Mine System… Read More »

Travelling between towns…

Both in Flores and Sumba, the cheapest option to travel would be to catch one of the several minivans or bemos. Like birds of prey, the bemos would hover around the whole town looking for someone with a bag and half a willingness to travel. One could get a bemo to anywhere within Flores or Sumba anytime he wanted. Within ten minutes, it would be at his door. The passenger,… Read More »