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Which countries are safe to visit along the ‘Horn of Africa’? (Ethiopia, Somalia, Somaliland, Eritrea and Djibouti)

Which countries are safe to visit along the ‘Horn of Africa’? (Ethiopia, Somalia, Somaliland, Eritrea and Djibouti)

  The Horn of Africa is where Eastern Africa meets the Saudi Arabian peninsula and is one of the most unruly regions in the world. But since we are adventurous travelers, let’s take a look at our options in the area. Somalia The bad news first – Somalia poses an extreme danger to tourists. The safest […]

Posted on April 25, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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My favorite Things to do in Seattle

My favorite Things to do in Seattle

After my rather exciting flight thanks to the newly earned SSSS badge I enjoyed Seattle over the last weekend. Here are my favorite things to do. Things to do in Seattle – Understand Seattle is a city were corporate culture is ingrained in the city’s DNA. Super-charged employers like Microsoft, Boeing, Amazon and other successful […]

Posted on September 14, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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My favorite 16 Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

My favorite 16 Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

My favorite 16 Things to do in Kota Kinabalu – Understand Kota Kinabalu is Malaysia’s biggest city in Borneo. It only takes about 500,000 people to achieve this! Kota Kinabalu has been a major tourism hub for decades for Koreans and South Eastern Chinese mainlanders and the recent spike in visitors have jaded locals visibly. […]

Posted on September 10, 2015 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Malaysia Airlines Review – Male to Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Airlines Review – Male to Kuala Lumpur

For my trip from Male to Malaysia I weighed a couple of options. There is plenty of flying eastward from Male. Singapore Airlines via Singapore, Tiger Airways also via Singapore and Sri Lankan via Colombo besides Malaysia Airlines. However I had a number of Enrich miles expiring and I could use those to book the […]

Posted on August 31, 2015 by in Airline Reviews

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Aqua Blu Kos Review (Greek Islands)

Aqua Blu Kos Review (Greek Islands)

I had booked the Aqua Blu Kos hotel when it ran an amazing sale in early December 2014. The 5 star Boutique Hotel had rates as low as $30 for many dates. I paid a bit more but still paid much less than the $250 it charged when checking a few days before my arrival. […]

Posted on August 5, 2015 by in Hotel Reviews

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My Top 20 Things to do in Istanbul

My Top 20 Things to do in Istanbul

Trip Index (what we have published so far): Why you should visit the Princes’ Islands Istanbul Istanbul is a huge city and home to 14 million people. It’s chock-full of sights and has grown more famous in the last 10 years, especially with European ‘city trippers’. A big part of the Old Town and the European […]

Posted on July 23, 2015 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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