Cartagena’s Moody Romance

Cartagena breathes a moody romance – especially as the sun sets and silky shadows drape the city’s historic walls. It was only a few hours after my arrival and I was exploring the old city’s fortifications, waiting for my Courchsurfing … Continued


Paradise on Earth (Where I Wish I Was Right Now)

Stepping into paradise begins with a splash. Moments after the high-speed ferry intentionally runs aground on Gili Air’s sand bar, its passenger’s hop into the warm water and splash onto its sun-bleached beach. Three miles around with sandy roads and … Continued


Vietnam’s Dynamo

Three weeks in Vietnam exploring from Ho Chi Minh City in the south to Hanoi in the north (including a few beaches, the former colonial French town Dalat, set in the highlands of western Vietnam and a foray into the … Continued