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How we sneaked into Alang Ship Wrecking Plant

India is the world’s number one in recycling! Well, not when it comes to recycling domestic waste. This is pretty obvious, once you have seen the big piles of waste outside most Indian towns and cities. But India hosts the world’s largest ship recycling...

Baku – the stunning oil capital

Baku was one of the reasons, we decided to take the risk and leave Willie behind in Georgia. We had been looking forward to visit this city for a while and did not want to miss it. We had not had any expectations on the capital of Azerbaijan. It was just a curious...
Game changers: What happened in Turkey

Game changers: What happened in Turkey

Part of our philosophy on this trip has always been to maintain a certain degree of flexibility. Overland trips, especially if they are lasting for several months or even years, tend to come up with surprises. Be it experiences you make and things you do or things...

Turkey: The Essentials

Turkey was one of our favorite destinations in the planning phase. We liked the expected mix of Europe and Asia while traveling Turkey overland. In this country, you can find almost everything you want. There are great beaches for relaxing or any kind of water sports....

Istanbul – a city with many faces!

Istanbul, although it is not Turkey’s capital, is one of the busiest and most multifaceted cities we have been so far. We liked the historic districts, the big and smaller mosques, the lively bazaars and the young and modern corners. We enjoyed the time with our...

Gallery: Rocks and Monasteries of Meteora

In central Greece, one of the main attraction is the site of Meteora. Here, you can visit great rock formations caused by different geological phenomena. But this is not enough. Already in the 9th century AD, monks started building monasteries on top of these rocks....

Greece: The Essentials

More than 2000 years ago, Greece was the birthplace of Western civilization. And traces of its millennia old history are dotted all over the country. But Greece is not only for the history and archeology buffs! There are also superb beaches, beautiful islands, great...