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 199 Comments
I first heard of Druskininkai, Lithuania from my friends from Belarus. This Lithuania spa town sits fairly close to the Belarussian and Polish borders and is situated along the Nemunas......09 May, 2018 2 Comments
I have been on to the Estonian craft beer scene for years. In Frankfurt, we actually get some decent craft beer from Estonia. And, as someone who has traveled to......28 April, 2018 1 Comment
Bus is not my preferred form of transport. Actually, it is the type of transport I avoid like the plague. But, when I travel from Tbilisi to Yerevan, I always......27 April, 2018 1 Comment