First time in Oslo, Norway (Aug 2011)

One of the reasons why I decided to go to Oslo for the weekend was a cheap plane ticket. It cost me less to fly from Edinburgh to Oslo than go by train to Manchester or London. Yes, indeed, it is shocking. But hey, cheap trip abroad – that’s what you want at the end…

Adventure Tourism, Turkey, Olu Deniz (July 2011)

Planning holiday in Turkey shouldn’t take much time. There are numerous tour operators offering flights, transfers and accommodation. Personally we chose Thomas Cook as it offered the cheapest product at the time. And also for my friend Monika and I it was meant to be a nice relaxing holiday. Beach… sand… sun… Jack Daniels…beach….sun… etc.…

First time in India (April 2010)

We were assured by all the backpackers we met in Nepal that it was a very good move to go to there first before going to India. As everyone said: “It is the same but different.” hehe So how really is it? They said Nepal was good as the ‘training’ before going to more ‘hardcore’…

Nepal stole my heart (April 2010)

After an eventful first day and 14 hour of sleep we got up ready for more adventures. We walked a lot around the city centre and visited a lot of colourful temples, had some local food, beer and tried to engage in conversations with local people. We found Kathmandu and the surrounding little towns absolutely fascinating…