Guide to visiting Meteora

Earlier this month on 12th July, me and my family went up from Athens to visit this stunning attraction called Meteora. Many guided tours in mainland Greece tend to focus on ancient ruins. But this attraction has nothing to do with empires and wars during the ancient Greek times. Meteora is a series of rock … Continue reading Guide to visiting Meteora

Day tours to Mekong Delta

The Mekong River is the 12th longest river in the world and the longest river in Southeast Asia. It flows through China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam before draining into the South China Sea. Many of the locals that live in the Mekong Delta rely heavily on the river for water and freshwater fish … Continue reading Day tours to Mekong Delta

Guide to visiting Ho Chi Minh City

I am currently on a trip in Ho Chi Minh City with a friend. I wanted to go on a long holiday during the summer break, so we decided to visit Vietnam as we have never been there before. Vietnam is a country in Southeast Asia that has a population of over 91 million people. … Continue reading Guide to visiting Ho Chi Minh City

Picturesque West Iceland

In this final throwback to memorable trips in 2018, I will be looking back on my trip to Iceland with my family right at the start of the year. Iceland is a small Nordic country and is one of the least densely populated countries in the world with a population of over 350,000 inhabitants. Despite … Continue reading Picturesque West Iceland

Coastal French Riviera

Here is another throwback to memorable trips in 2018, this time to the French Riviera. In late March last year, I flew to Nice and went on a 4-day solo trip in South France. France is quite a big country. In fact, it is the 3rd biggest country in Europe behind Russia and Ukraine. Because … Continue reading Coastal French Riviera

Okinawa, the tropics of Japan

In this throwback to memorable trips of 2018, I will be reminiscing about my trip to Okinawa with my family back in late June 2018. Everyone knows about Japan and its distinctive culture, nature landscapes, friendly and considerate people, great food and the fact that it is a relatively safe country in terms of crime … Continue reading Okinawa, the tropics of Japan

One night in Sahara

During my trip to Morocco last year, I went on a camel ride and 1-night camping in the Sahara Desert on Boxing Day. Sahara is the first place that comes to most people's minds when you mention about deserts. It is the 3rd largest desert in the world behind the Artic and Antarctica. The desert … Continue reading One night in Sahara

Beyond the markets of Marrakech

Although the main lure of Marrakech is the markets, there is certainly more to do and experience than just shopping. Marrakech is split chiefly into the Medina (Old town) and the New Town. The Medina is clearly outlined by reddish city walls and has plenty of buildings made of red sandstone, which is why Marrakech … Continue reading Beyond the markets of Marrakech

Roaming the markets of Marrakech

During my university winter break, I went on a trip to Marrakech with my family from 21-29 December 2018. It was the first time I set foot in Africa and I was really excited about this trip. Marrakech is a former imperial city and is the 4th largest city in Morocco. With its rich history … Continue reading Roaming the markets of Marrakech