The Lost World. Alien Island. The Pearl of the Indian Ocean. These are just some of the phrases often used to describe Socotra Island, often seen as a highly prized travel destination to visit in most adventurers eyes. Sadly for the past few years it has virtually been off the map due to the awful … Continue reading Socotra Island – A Lost World And One of The Most Unique Places In The World
Azerbaijan - A relatively unknown country outside of the adventure travel market, but for how much longer? With the country already hosting huge events such as Eurovision, Formula 1 and recently the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games is it only a matter of time before people realise how wonderful this Caucasus country is? My trip to … Continue reading Baku – An Exciting, Exotic and Mysterious Caucasus Capital
One of Lithuania's most famous and fascinating places to discover is in fact a site of pilgrimage. When I visited, as I approached the hill in a very eerie twist of events a burst of icy snow blasted my face before I was able to be awe-inspired and impressed by the sheer scale of crosses and monuments of Kryžių Kalnas. … Continue reading A Day Trip From Vilnius to Kryžių Kalnas (Hill of Crosses)
When people described the road to Theth as extreme, difficult and off-the-beaten track, they weren't kidding! My destination is a beautiful and remote village nestled within Albania's Accursed Mountains, almost completely cut off and only visited by the hardiest of travellers during the winter, whereas in summer between 5,000-10,000 tourists from all over the world descend upon … Continue reading The Road to Theth
Over the last five years tourism in Albania has increased exponentially; a trend that is set to continue for the near-future. Whether you're exploring the magnificent beaches in the South or trekking in the Northern wilderness, there's one statement that certainly describes Albania - there's something for everyone! Under the paranoid rule of dictator Enver … Continue reading Albania – The Forgotten Europe?