Tried and tested routes, based on our travels. We’ll give you the framework to inspire; you add the detail and let your imagination fly.
Trekking in Nepal
All you need to know about trekking in Nepal. Our detailed guides include Marks personal accounts of his experience hiking in Nepal.
Seeking out street art in Pristina plus a look at the changing face of the Newborn Monument – a guide for independent travellers to Kosovo in the Balkans. If you look hard enough you will find street art in Pristina, just in a more unconventional form.read more
What is the Park-Monument of the Bulgarian-Soviet Friendship Situated in the port city of Varna, the Park-Monument of the Bulgarian-Soviet Friendship (hence forth referred to as ‘the Monument’) is one of Bulgaria’s most imposing Socialist-era relics. In fact, I’d go...read more
Interested in seeing some smaller, less-visited cities and towns en route between Macedonian’s outlandish capital and its jewel in the crown, serene Lake Ohrid? Although you can get between the two places in a little over three hours by public bus, we spent about a...read more
More often than not, when buildings are abandoned it’s inevitable that street art and graffiti will soon follow. Considering the size of the town, Kep has a surprising amount of both street art and abandoned buildings. Our primary reason for seeking out Kep’s...read more
Junior urbexing for oldies in Peja, Kosovo’s third largest city We like the idea of exploring abandoned buildings but in all honesty, we aren't very good at it. The sound of breaking glass underfoot, the overwhelming stench of piss and crap and the potential risk of...read more
Off the beaten track Lviv - what there is to see and do … Without question, the Old Town of Lviv, Ukraine’s premier tourist attraction, is one of the prettiest in Eastern Europe but if you’re looking for ornate churches, interesting museums and attractive market...read more
ITINERARY SUMMARY Essaouira – Marrakesh – Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Moulay Idriss – Fez – Chefchaouen – Tetouan – Asilah – Tangier Situated on the Atlantic Coast, Essaouira is a good place to get your Morocco bearings - it’s small and relatively hassle-free. We...read more
History and politics in Kosovo are complicated and it doesn’t get much more complicated than Mitrovica, a small city in the north of the country. Read about our visit to the divided city of Serbian North Mitrovica and Kosovan Mitrovica.read more
The 1999 NATO bombing of the Serbian capital is well documented. It’s hard to miss the bombed-out shell of the former Yugoslav Ministry of Defence building on Nemanjina Street in the heart of the city and if you head around the back of St. Mark’s Church in Tasmajdan...read more