Chris Behrsin is a copywriter, fiction writer, ESL teacher and co-author of this blog. He's travelled to over 30 countries and he enjoys playing the piano (when he has access to one), reading, writing, and of course travelling.
Hanoi pho is more than just a food. It’s a beloved symbol of Vietnam that captures over 100 years of Vietnamese heritage and tradition. It’s a dish that unites Vietnamese locals to tell their stories before they head to work […]
During my wife’s radiotherapy treatment, I had some time to myself. This gave me a chance to scope out the city and work out what there is to see in Poznań. Poznań is very close to both my wife’s and […]
It’s been over 6-months since we updated our blog’s homepage with the slogan: ‘We believe in meaningful travel’. Since that point, we’ve been asked numerous times on the road: But what actually is meaningful travel? So, we realised a blog […]
I’m outside the Shwedagon Yangon temple complex, carrying a transparent plastic bag with my shoes and socks. On my right is a massive golden dragon, a small green pond apparently once used for medicinal purposes, and part of the temple […]
The Fujian Tulou are earth-packed roundhouses, some of them over 1000 years old, and homes to indigenous Hakka families. The buildings date as far back as the 13th century and house up to 800 people. Despite the fact they’re made […]
We’re somewhere in the Ouirgane National Park, in the Atlas Mountains of Western Morocco. The room smells slightly musty, despite the lack of humidity here. My legs are tired, after a long day’s hiking and I’m slightly dehydrated. So I’m […]
It’s almost 12 years since I visited Sabah, Borneo (Malaysia). This was the first time I ventured anywhere outside of Europe and New York, and the first time I went on a true adventure holiday. It’s also one of my […]
My initial impression of Fuqing was much the same as many Chinese cities I’ve been to. A sprawling mass of concrete apartment blocks and wide noisy roads. My wife and I had planned to visit for the weekend. But on […]
The Alhambra is the most visited of all the palaces in Granada. It’s also an important part of Spain’s heritage. With ornate Arabic stuccoes, stunning views of the Sierra Nevada and Valpairíso Valley, and rich insights into Granada’s past. But […]
Polish soups are amazing. I lived in Poland for a couple of years and I had to adjust to sweet lunches from time to time and eating the main meal much earlier in the day. But these meals came first […]
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