How To Backpack in Congo-Brazzaville (Republic of Congo)

Odzala Gorilla

When most people hear the name “Congo” they instinctively envision brutal civil wars, dense and impassable jungle and miles and miles of militia-controlled roadways.  While these aspects of the Congos are very much a reality, there are still some options for independent travel throughout the region. In this article we’ll focus on The Republic of […]

How to CamperVan Across New Zealand

New Zealand Van

Drive around either island for a bit and you’ll notice that the ecosystems change rather quickly. One minute you may be cruising through sheep paddocks or a temperate rainforest and perhaps just a few kilometers later find yourself heading into some desert landscape that looks to be of another world. My wife and I found […]

How to Self Publish Your Travel Book

So you love to travel more than anything.  So much so, that you want…no need, to find a way to make it a permanent fixture in your life.  How do you make that dream a reality?  One way is to write a book.  Yes, easier said than done.  But if you’ve done that and you’re […]

Top 8 Things To Do in Bordeaux

Column of the Girondins

Located in southwestern France, 60 kilometers east of the Atlantic Ocean, this wine famous city has a lot to offer; it has witnessed many civilizations and is now a UNESCO heritage site. It was used as the basis of modern Paris’ architecture and recently, buildings in most neighborhoods were cleaned giving it the reputation of […]

Prague: A Walk Through History

Prague - Charles Bridge

Prague is simply beautiful and overwhelming. Every standing building is a piece of art. It is old and has witnessed the rise and fall of many civilizations from the Romans all the way to the communists, two millennia later. If the walls and stones could talk, they would each have a history lesson to share. […]

Exploring Finland: Helsinki in the Summer

Helsinki, Finland

A stylish and compact seaside capital city, with all the charms of Europe, which really comes alive in the summer, Helsinki is hip and laidback, with an air of elegance and coolness that is felt as soon as you step in the city. From airy, open parks to crowded bars and clubs, there really is […]