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 193 Comments
I love traveling to places during winter. In fact, I much prefer it. I don’t enjoy sweating and in Germany, where air conditioning is a luxury and not a commodity,......12 March, 2018 No comment
The Åland Islands have been on my list for several years and for no specific reason why except that they look peaceful and like the ideal refuge from city life. There......11 March, 2018 No comment