#59: Sharing Kindness in Tirana, Albania

Please avoid misconceptions when choosing your next travel destination. We are growing up, trying to be good adults in a world full of anger, hate, racism, envy. This is a very hard task to do nowadays – and I can see it’s not for everybody. However, I keep telling myself not to give up and…

#53 – Shy Smiles of Tbilisi, Georgia

I’ve recently got back from a trip of 3 countries and one of them was Georgia. I’ve decided with my sister to go visiting some cold places as we were just coming back from hot places like Canary islands and Indonesia. We wanted to have the “winter feeling” back on track, and we chose right!…

#52 The Tiny, Green And Quiet Brunei!

Few months ago I read an article on the web stating the 10 least visited countries in the world. One of them was Brunei. Currently living in Indonesia it was just as easy for me to board on a direct flight with Royal Brunei Airlines and get to the country after 2/3 hours. The picture…

The Real (Unexpected) Saudi Arabia – Part I

“There is nothing in Saudi Arabia, why would you go there?” “It is too dangerous there and women are not respected, don’t go!” etc. People talk, and talk nonsense without then really understanding what is really happening on the ground. A lot has to do with media portraying Saudi Arabia (or the Arab world) in…

Hidden Stories of Mauritius

Definitely not just a sand, beach and resorts country: Mauritius is full in history, culture and lots of places to discover while in the country. “The island of Mauritius was visited during the Middle Ages by the Arabs and then by the Portuguese, who named it Dina Arobi and Cirne, respectively. The island was uninhabited until the…

Sharjah: The Beautiful And Most Conservative Emirate

We always link the word Emirates to Dubai or Abu Dhabi, while there is a lot to discover while in the UAE. I got fascinated by the simplicity of one specific place: the Emirate of Sharjah. The UAE is composed of 7 Emirates: Abu Dhabi (The Capital), Dubai, Fujairah, Sharjah, Ras Al-Khaima, Umm Al-Quawin. We…