Category Archives: Inspiration

24 Astonishing and Historical Places to Visit in Central Asia

Places to visit in Central Asia

If you were to ask me what my favorite region in the world is, I would likely shout out ‘Central Asia’ every time, even though my travels in the region have focused on solely two countries. The mountains, people, food, and hospitality keep me coming back. This is a guide of the best places to […]

11 Random Facts About Armenia

Most people outside of the Caucus region know very little about Armenia.  Many Norwegians I talk to have never even heard of the country.  And while most Americans have heard of Armenia, I’m fairly certain that half have heard of the country due to the Kardashians claiming to have roots there (pretty sure Armenians aren’t […]

Impressions from Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

Dnipropetrovsk.  Or is it Dnepropetrovsk?  The locals spell it the latter.  But in light of recent events, I feel ever-so-compelled to spell it with an ‘i’ and not an ‘e’.  Having to give actual thought to something so seemingly petty really spotlights what has occurred in eastern Ukraine (okay, all of Ukraine) over the past few […]

15 Jaw-Dropping Places to Visit in Lanzarote (+ Map!)

Places to visit in Lanzarote

It took me far too long to travel to Lanzarote and the Canary Islands.  Not that I didn’t think there were beautiful places to visit in Lanzarote, but mainly because I just assumed it was all packaged tourism and I didn’t know how to independently book a trip there (yes, for real). I finally had […]