Kerala Backwaters – Choosing Your Houseboat

Kerala Backwaters – Choosing Your Houseboat

Houseboats are to Kerala what gondolas are to Venice. Choosing which houseboat to travel on though, can be a tricky business... View Post
Dahomey Palaces, Benin

Dahomey Palaces, Benin

A deadly female guard of "Amazons" once protected the Dahomey King's Palaces. Visiting today is all a lot easier... View Post
Embers of Shimla, India

Embers of Shimla, India

A walk down The Mall Road in Shimla is to walk back in time to the colonial era opulence of the British Raj. View Post
Caffè Gilli and ristorante Cibrèo, Florence

Caffè Gilli and ristorante Cibrèo, Florence

Florence is a city of gastronomy but you must bring one vital ingredient yourself: time, with which to savor it. View Post
Funeral Season – Tana Toraja, Sulawesi

Funeral Season – Tana Toraja, Sulawesi

Celebrating death, the Torajan way... View Post
Tana Toraja,  Sulawesi

Tana Toraja, Sulawesi

In Tana Toraja, the biggest day of your life is the leaving of it. Time for a party... View Post
The Minangkabau, Sumatra

The Minangkabau, Sumatra

Just when you think you know it all... View Post
Silk Road: Khiva, Uzbekistan

Silk Road: Khiva, Uzbekistan

The last oasis before the brutal crossing of the Karakum desert into Persia, the ancient city of Khiva on the Silk Road flourished from … View Post
Meroë Pyramids, Sudan

Meroë Pyramids, Sudan

There are more pyramids in Sudan than there are in Egypt, yet there are infinitely less tourists visiting them. I went to take a … View Post
Djenne, Mali

Djenne, Mali

Visiting an African icon, the mud built grand mosque of Djenne View Post