12 Strong: Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan

12 Strong: Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan

  Our itinerary for this trip needs a little bit of background context. On January 2018, the Taliban attacked the The Inter-continental Hotel in Kabul and killed at least 42 people. Among the dead included 5 pilots and 4 crew members of Kam Air, which was soon...
So I’m In Kabul, Afghanistan Right Now… (Updated July 1, 2019)

So I’m In Kabul, Afghanistan Right Now… (Updated July 1, 2019)

  (Given the ever-changing security situation here, this post will be updated as circumstances develop so check back often)   Travel Warnings A helpful warning as I set off for Kabul today: Do not travel to Afghanistan due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest,...
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...
Naked & Afraid – Off Roadin’ the UAE/Oman Road Trip: Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, & Ras Al-Khaimah

Naked & Afraid – Off Roadin’ the UAE/Oman Road Trip: Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, & Ras Al-Khaimah

  One of my most epic days of traveling ever. And this is days before we head into Afghanistan!     Following our whirlwind morning in Abu Dhabi, our driver Hosain took us up an hour’s drive towards Dubai at the ENOC Gas Station by Ibn Ba. There we...