Aalborg: Where to Go and What to Do

If you are a wanderlusty little boy like me, then chances are you keep up to date with the over-saturated world of travel-related journalism. National Geographic, Condé Nast, Lonely Planet, and countless others have been helping fellow rambling souls unravel the globe for decades. New York Times is one of my particular favorites, but their… Continue reading Aalborg: Where to Go and What to Do

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Walking with Monsters in Sofia

Fat snow fell as the bus from Skopje pulled into Sofia Station. The sun had long been down, and even though it was only 21:00, it felt as though the station had been asleep for a long while. I disembark, and immediately notice how much colder Sofia is than Skopje. The buildings are grey, designed… Continue reading Walking with Monsters in Sofia

Run Through Kosovo

The bus from Belgrade arrived in dark Priština late in the evening, snow drearily falling as I exit the bus and make my way to the hotel. (In actuality, the route was much more direct but Google refuses to believe that such a route exists.) No restaurants are open, only a little shop with a… Continue reading Run Through Kosovo

Black Snow of Serbia

The sun is setting as I land in Niš, far in Southern Serbia near the Bulgarian border. I expect grey looking people, angry and a bit brutish. I leave the airplane with my best 'Don't mess with me cause I'm another Eastern European but my country's even shitter than yours so don't fight me" look.… Continue reading Black Snow of Serbia

Long Train to Ella

In the old capital of Kandy, we sat in the train station with a hoard of other tourists waiting for the train. Our destination was Ella, far away in the mountains among tea covered hills and Ayurvedic spa's. The train trip from Kandy to Ella is regarded as one of the prettiest train rides in… Continue reading Long Train to Ella