Visiting the abandoned Separation Mine in Potpićan in Croatia. Close to pretty Labin, the former mine was once part of Istria’s coal mining industry.
off-the-beaten-track Blog Posts
Is it still worth visiting Chiatura in Georgia if the Soviet-era cable cars aren’t operating? Things to do in Chiatura, including a map.
A guide to alternative things to do in Zagreb, Croatia for travellers who like to get off the beaten path. Including a map of locations.
A Mekong Delta off the beaten track itinerary for Vietnam. A guide to planning a multi-day Mekong Delta trip from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).
Where should you go in Turkey once you’ve seen Istanbul and Cappadocia? A guide to the best off-the-beaten path places in Turkey.
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.
A guide to alternative things to do near Hua Lamphong station in Bangkok, including a map of locations and directions for a self-guided walking tour.
Alternative things to do in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a map of locations. A guide to unusual and Off-the-Beaten-Path places to see in Sarajevo.
The abandoned Haludovo Palace Hotel on Krk Island and a look at the history behind the Penthouse Adriatic Club. Part of our Abandoned Croatia series.
There are plenty of good reasons to visit Cambodia aside from Angkor Wat temple. A guide to the best places to visit in Cambodia beyond Siem Reap.
A look back on one of our early trips to Myanmar when we visited the temples at Mrauk-U and the tattooed Chin women Every now and then I like to write a blog post about my travelling days when I was in my early to mid-teens, which was around twenty-five years ago! If...
Travel off-the-beaten-track in Slovenia and visit Velenje. The town’s socialist-era Tito Square has a lot of interesting architecture, sculptures and monuments.