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 […]
Everyone has their own idea of what dumplings are, and for many this might be Chinese dumplings. But there are many kinds of dumplings around the world. Although I, personally, will always be most fond of the dumplings from my […]
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 […]
I’ve always loved pancakes and they’re probably the first food I learned how to cook. Every Friday we would have pancakes: sometimes for dinner, sometimes for supper. Cooked first by my Dad who passed the recipes down to my sisters […]
Where do you think this photo was taken? No, it’s not Easter Island, but Poland, the Arkady Fiedler museum (Polish language only). As a child, I went there many times. Both my mum and my grandma really liked Arkady Fiedler’s […]
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 […]
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