me at the opera house

Deserts, Mosques and an Exhibition

I love deserts. And it isn't just the absence of my mortal enemy, humidity, or the cute but bitey camels that make me happy, I love deserts because I enjoy capturing the beauty of the dunes and its...
fish market

Of Fish Markets and Princesses

On the third day of the Oman in Focus tour, we headed to Bahla, a city famous for pottery. On the way to one of the pottery shops, we spotted an amazing mosque on the side of the road and decided to stop for...
Angkor Wat at sunrise. Really?

10 Things I Hate About Travelling

As you may be able to tell from my recent run-in with an old Vietnamese lady on a boat, sometimes the road get’s me and for a few minutes, I just really hate travelling. Here are my top ten eye-twitch...
Two women dressed in traditional Omani clothes

Oman in Focus: From Al Hajar to Al Hamra

After a taxing first day in Wadi Mistal and Mussanah, we quickly head into the Al Hajar mountain range, which includes Oman's highest peak Jabal Shams. These brown and rugged peaks rise into the sky like a...
Room in the Citadel

Stepping off the Beaten Path in Hue

After trying to blend in with locals in Hanoi and travelling Halong Bay independently, Brendan and I were hit square in the face by mass tourism upon arriving in Hue. In certain parts, there were more tourists...