New Zealand – The great escape

As one of the most remote countries in the world, New Zealand constitutes a twenty hour flight from London, New York, and Nairobi. It's one of those places everyone is talking about, but few has experienced. But with distance comes benefits. Something every traveller knows. The greatest reward of all is found on the southern island; a [...]

Kirinda – The lost paradise of Sri Lanka

I sat on the veranda at Mount Lavinia, one of the oldest hotels in the country. The night was warm and a stillness rested over the white colonial villa. I followed a fishing boat on the horizon. The light fainted in the night, as if it was trying to stay on a straight line without [...]

Iceland – The world in your pocket

Travelling to Iceland is a journey through the world of nature. Mother earth captured in one small island. It's all there. The green valleys of New Zealand. Snowy peaks of the Alps. Mount Fuji and the Tian Shan. The volcanoes of Indonesia. Geysers reminiscent of Yellowstone and a peculiar light found in South Africa. It's a miniature [...]

Georgia – Exploring the Caucasus

So you wanna do something new and different but still not go too crazy? You like road trips and want a piece of some never-seen-anything-like-this landscapes? Go to Georgia in the heart of the Caucasus. It’s not Europe, but it’s not really Asia either. It’s something in between. And the nature is a mix of [...]