Category Archives: Planning tips

How to Take a Taxi in Yerevan, Armenia (and not Pay an Exorbitant Amount)

How to Take a Taxi in Yerevan, Armenia (and not Pay an Exorbitant Amount)

Times have definitely changed in Armenia.  When I first went there back in early 2013, the Yerevan taxis running the streets were using copyrighted logos as branding and identification and many were owned by individuals who had no affiliation with local taxi companies.  After constantly being heckled and harassed by taxis in other cities in […]

Central Asia Travel: 50 Tips to Know and Things to Do Before You Visit

Central Asia Travel Tips: 50 Things to Know and Do Before You Visit kazakhstan poppy fields

I have spent around seven months or more of my life living or traveling in Central Asia.  When I was recently there, nothing really phased me or surprised me and I felt very at ease and like I was ‘home’.  While in Bishkek, I met a traveler who had never stepped foot inside of Central […]

How to Visit the Colosseum in 2023 (Tours, Tickets, FAQ!)

Visiting the Colosseum (tickets, tours and more!)

If you’re traveling to Rome for the first time, one of the essential things you’re inevitably looking to do is visit the Colosseum.  This guide will cover everything you need to know before visiting the Colosseum.  It will discuss how to get to the Colosseum, what to wear when there, Colosseum prices, and, of course, […]