“I Love Lamp”-edusa

“I Love Lamp”-edusa

  Definitely didn’t look nearly like this 24 hours prior to taking this photo…     After a week rampaging throughout Sardinia’s coastline including a pitstop in Corsica — with a final night belonging in a 90s teen prom movie (I really can’t...
Socotra-pped On An Island!

Socotra-pped On An Island!

  Special thanks goes to our Young Pioneer Tours guide Pier-André Doyon for the blogpost title.   240km east of the coast of Somalia and 380km south of the Arabian Peninsula lies a 132 km x 49.7km island called Socotra: a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to...
Czechmates For Life: Prague

Czechmates For Life: Prague

  The last time I was in Prague 19 years ago, I was 11 years old.      And I haven’t been back since. So does it count if I really don’t remember anything but this photo? NO IT DOESN’T.     Last month, when 7-time monsooner (Luxembourg, Australia,...
The Last Action Hiroshima

The Last Action Hiroshima

  After 2 days in Nagasaki, we headed northeast for Hiroshima, first boarding the 3:20pm Kamome 26 Train (which leaves hourly on the :20) from Nagasaki Station to Hakata.     We arrived on time into Hakata at 5:13pm, transferring to Platform 13 for the Shinkansen...
Knock-Knock-Nakh-chivan On Heaven’s Door: 2 Days In Nakhchivan

Knock-Knock-Nakh-chivan On Heaven’s Door: 2 Days In Nakhchivan

  It’s time to shift monsooning back into higher gears — today we’re visiting Nakhchivan! A landlocked exclave separated from Azerbaijan by Armenia (or as some say, physically located within Armenia), but an otherwise autonomous region under the control of the...