I’ve been to over 90 countries but my favorite travels are to countries where it is extremely cold and countries where concrete is ubiquitous. On this blog, you will find a lot of information about Scandinavia and the Nordics and about the former-USSR, with a few other parts of Eastern Europe mixed in. I also have an affinity for specialty coffee, craft beer, and mindful travel, which will be present on the blog. The map to the left showcases where I’ve been and countries that have been written about on this site.
This post is a guideline for getting a visa to Abkhazia in the Caucasus from the Inguri border with Georgia. It also contains some specific travel information for border crossings,......01 May, 2017 200 Comments
Ever since I stepped foot in Yerevan back in early 2013, the city just resonated with me. I didn’t connect with Tbilisi on my trip as I had hoped and......12 June, 2018 5 Comments
Times have definitely changed in Armenia. When I first went there back in early 2013, the taxis running the streets were using copyrighted logos as branding and identification and many......07 June, 2018 2 Comments
I have spent at least six months of my life in Almaty, Kazakhstan. It is kind of strange to think about that, but I visit Almaty a lot or I......01 June, 2018 1 Comment