close up of a monkey at the monkey forest

The Monkeys of the Monkey Forest

So far, my interactions with monkeys have mostly been on the lawless side of things. I watched them rip bags of popcorn out of little girls hands in zoos, in Tanzania, I saw them stealing from vehicles and in...
Two men with traditional flags.

Photos from Tanah Lot

While spending a month in South Bali, I made a couple day trips to the surrounding attractions. After already having had a good time in Uluwatu, I decided to head to another one of the sea temples along Bali's...
Monkey

Escape to Uluwatu

I have been in Bali for about a month now and somehow, I haven't written anything about it yet. Truth is, I couldn't move myself off the couch for long enough to come up with something interesting to say. In...
The Blue Mosque

Inside the Mosques of Istanbul

There must be a curse following me around: whenever I visit one of the must-see's of a destination, there is bound to be some construction going on. Once again, I found myself swearing under my breath, upon...
Famous guy with a dog on a motorcycle

Photos of the Week – Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul is an incredibly photogenic city. At every corner, there seems to be an interesting scene, fascinating people or beautiful architecture just waiting to be photographed. The mosques, as loud as they...
Cat in Istanbul

The Cats of Istanbul

Well, the crazy cat lady had another field day. After my post about the Cats of Dubrovnik, I was happy to find out through the many enthusiastic comments, that one of my next destinations - Istanbul - was...
Pigeon Square, Sarajevo

Bits and pieces from Sarajevo

I had the hardest time writing about Sarajevo. The city, which has become one of my favourites of all time, surely is deserving of my very best efforts. But my five days in Sarajevo where a whirlwind of...