A walk around Savannakhet

Savannakhet, or Savan as it’s mostly called, is a sleepy, provincial capital city without any famous attractions. Yet it’s the third largest city in Laos. It’s bizarre, because it seems so quiet. Arriving by bus, I see some big companies, like the Nikon Laos headquarters. I guess the location is strategic, not far from the Thai border…

The circle train, a moving market

The hostel I stayed at in Yangon was a really good place to get to know other travellers. The first night I met Douglas, who was also interested in riding the circular train, so after breakfast we walked to the train station. We almost walked past it, but I noticed a poster inside a building that…

Cienfuegos leaves me speechless

For some cities I just don’t know what to write. I don’t know how to explain why I loved this place and why I think everyone should go there. A place can be so beautiful and yet when people ask me why I recommend going there, I can only say “it’s just so stunning”. It’s…

A crate full of love

Not many people have gardens in the big cities. To get some green into the CBD and give people a chance to get their very own piece of green, Melbourne has come up with a great plan. In the heart of Melbourne you can find these crates with little veggie patches and gardens. You can…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Room

During my last year in Australia I’ve spent a lot of my time in Adelaide. While I didn’t find Adelaide city very exciting as a tourist, it did have its cool, quirky side. I loved the festival season, when there was always something going on. I also learned that Adelaide has many hidden secrets, of…

Back to Vienna

When I was at home, travelling was going on short trips, city trips being one of the favorites. I’ve been away from home for a while now, and even though I’m exploring some of the most beautiful places on earth, I miss Europe. I miss the cities full of history. My last city trip was…