An offbeat post featuring Mark’s reflections on our travels to Vietnam and why we are keen to return as soon as we can. Hint: Vietnam’s war memorials.
monuments Blog Posts
A photo essay featuring twenty-five of the most impressive communist monuments and memorials in Bulgaria.
Spomenik photographs: Epic Tito-era World War II-related monuments and memorials, known as spomeniks, constructed in the former Yugoslavia.
Georgia’s ‘Stonehenge’, the Chronicle of Georgia monument is one of Tbilisi’s most less-visited sights. Find out how to get there by public transport.
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.
Alternative things to see on our Baltic States and the Caucasus trip included street art, abandoned places, Soviet-era architecture, mosaics and monuments.
Situated in the port city of Varna, the Park-Monument of the Bulgarian-Soviet Friendship is one of Bulgaria’s most imposing Socialist-era relics.
A guide to alternative Lviv, including off the beaten track places, quirky things to see, abandoned buildings, street art, and Soviet-era architecture.
Visiting the site of Sajmište Concentration Camp and the memorial to the city’s Jewish and Roma population detained there, New Belgrade, Serbia.
Visiting the Crveni Krst (Red Cross) Concentration Camp and Bubanj Memorial Park in Nis, two culturally important sights in south Serbia.
Photo essay and thoughts on a new found admiration for unapologetic Soviet and communist-era architecture or the former U.S.S.R.
Renting a car in Serbia: The highs and lows of our Serbia road trip. Tracking down Spomeniks, following the course of the Danube and battling the potholes.