Based on my explorations over the years, some of my favorite alternative destinations in Europe.
Deep in the stark, barren Nuratau Mountains, I found myself in an idyllic little Uzbek paradise.
I fell in love not just with Uzbekistan’s grand mosques, minarets and mausoleums, but also with its quaint mountain villages and ancient Sufi connection.
Stravaig (verb; Scottish): to wander about aimlessly.
It became my mission to go beyond the typical things to do in Jodhpur and dig deeper for cool and unusual experiences in the blue city.
After dreaming of Japan for years, I’m finally heading there… in search of Murakami’s Japan, but also my own.
Long ago, when I adopted a nomadic life, I imagined that traveling responsibly meant slumming it out.
The first thing I noticed about him was the fresh blood stain on his shoulder rag.
A local shared with me the irony of Ethiopia being the place where the world began, and yet somehow, fell off the world map into obscurity.
On a chilly December night, I lay on the roof of a watch tower in the darkness of India’s stark salt desert – the Little Rann of Kutch.