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 in Tijuana,...
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...
Aghast At Ashgabat | Flying Austrian Air Business Class

Aghast At Ashgabat | Flying Austrian Air Business Class

  How do I begin? When people ask what I found to be the most fascinating countries in the world, my usual reply would always have been “North Korea and Myanmar.”     5 hours in Ashgabat was enough to shoot Turkmenistan to the very top.     Known as “North Korea but...