The UAE/Oman Road Trip: Khasab, Musandam Oman

The UAE/Oman Road Trip: Khasab, Musandam Oman

     After 3 days road trippin’ around the UAE and visiting all 7 Emirates and Omani/Emirati counter-enclaves, it’s finally to the literal end of the road to Khasab: the main city in an exclave called Musandam Oman and can be considered Oman’s...
Nauru, AKA The Marooned Diaries – New Year’s Eve In The #1 Least Visited Country In The World

Nauru, AKA The Marooned Diaries – New Year’s Eve In The #1 Least Visited Country In The World

 — Above cover photo credit: Mikhael Chai — thanks for that unplanned shot of me standing on the top of Nauru! —   I’ve already had my fair share of New Year’s Eve celebrations in far flung corners of the globe: 2010 in Cairo, Egypt 2011...
Stepanakert And Never Look Back!

Stepanakert And Never Look Back!

  From Tatev we turned and drove up north towards the town Goris, famous for being the home to the Settlement of old Kores, a series of previous inhabited rock caves similar to the cave homes in Cappadocia.     And thus began our final leg of our roadtrip into...
Let’s Do The Tiraspol Transnistrian Time Warp Again

Let’s Do The Tiraspol Transnistrian Time Warp Again

See those dotted lines around Tiraspol on the map above? That means something. Sandwiched in between Moldova and Ukraine lies a breakaway/renegade self-proclaimed separatist region officially known as Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic or Transnistria autonomous...