Lying Low In Marigot, Saint Martin

Lying Low In Marigot, Saint Martin

Having been given an unexpected 4 days off before my next shift in the ED, I decided it was another time to attempt a solo trip getaway. Although I was also entertaining traveling from Slovenia to Slovakia (the flights were too expensive), Oman to Kuwait (I came...
Tuned Into Tunis, The Ramadan Edition

Tuned Into Tunis, The Ramadan Edition

Still alive!   This morning was time to say goodbye to Malta.     ,,,And hello to Tunisia! Except for myself and Samin, this is everyone’s first time in Africa!     The recent travel warnings in Tunisia have been minimal at...
Going Streaking In A Mongolian Winter

Going Streaking In A Mongolian Winter

Photo credit to Melissa Weinmann for the photo above. The Zaisan Memorial just got served Ulaanbaatar just got served Photo Credit: LaiYuen Looi   Hello from a balmy -15ºF (-22ºC) in the coldest capital city on the planet: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia! After...
New Year’s Eve At Saint Petersburg And The Hermitage

New Year’s Eve At Saint Petersburg And The Hermitage

  I’ve been to nearly every single ex-Soviet state except for the mother of them all: Russia. That changes today.   Photo Credit: Ihita Kabir The Hermitage just got served   And it wasn’t easy getting here. Recalling my first monsoon...
No Reservations In Sofía, Bulgaria

No Reservations In Sofía, Bulgaria

After the recent US elections and the shitshow that happened, all of us needed a little break. So we went to Bulgaria. (FYI, if you’re flying on the Alitalia/Bulgaria Air codeshare combo from the USA to Sofía, be prepared to endure the check-in process twice:...
The Cape Town Epic

The Cape Town Epic

  After a blockbuster back-to-back days at Victoria Falls and the Chobe National Park, our group flew back to Johannesburg for a one night layover to regain our senses.     The next morning we took an 11am Mango Air flight (the low-cost carrier of South...