Fes’ little brother

Meknes is one of the places a lot of people skip during their time in Morocco. I had put it on my itinerary and part of me was disappointed when I met a few travellers who said I might as well skip it. Over the years though, I’ve found out I am often interested in…

See you at the Malecon

Every guidebook talks about the famous Malecon in Havana. In my head this was the center of life in Cuba, with people catching up, music playing and full of life. I expected the Cuban version of a street along one of the beaches in the Costas in Spain. I expected restaurants and bars. I expected people…

Laundry day

Doing laundry at a launderette is not nearly as glamorous as they claim in the movies. I dragged my stinky bag of laundry to the laundromat around the corner in Vienna. Instead of glamorous people reading books and working on their laptops, there are old people and overworked mums staring at the washing machines going…

How can I say I don’t miss you?

The wonderful world of Internet has changed the essence of travelling. Right now I can’t imagine travelling long-term without my computer. I can still remember going on holiday to France with my parents. We’d phone my grandparents from a public telephone and send a postcard. The friends and family would find out about our adventures…

It’s a small world

No matter where I am in the world things happen that make the world seem like a small place. Whether it’s meeting people from my hometown when I’m in France or someone commenting on my photo on Facebook that I’m hanging out with her sisters best friend in South Africa. Or that time that I met…

Greyhound through California

When I think about traveling in America, I think about the Greyhound. It’s a familiar concept to all of us who don’t have the luxury of a car. I traveled through California a few years ago. It was quite the experience. The strange people, the awkward timetables and eery bus stations. Honestly, next time I…