Socotra Island – A Lost World And One of The Most Unique Places In The World

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

Baku – An Exciting, Exotic and Mysterious Caucasus Capital

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

A Day Trip From Vilnius to Kryžių Kalnas (Hill of Crosses)

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)

The Road to Theth

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

Albania – The Forgotten Europe?

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?