Our experience of being robbed in Abkhazia: what happened when we got mugged in Tkvarcheli, and our thoughts on how safe is is to travel to Abkhazia.
off-the-beaten-track Blog Posts
Urban explorers in Thailand will want to visit Chiang Mai’s abandoned prison. In the heart of the city, it is the former Women’s Correctional Institution.
The roundhouse, or fan-shaped train garage, in Changhua is the only one left out of six built by the Japanese during their occupation of Taiwan.
A guide to Thailand’s Maeklong Railway Market including the up-to-date Maeklong railway market train schedule. Plus: abandoned train carriages in Maha Chai.
Locating Kampong Chhnang’s abandoned airport and other places associated with the Khmer Rouge – part of our series on abandoned places in Cambodia.
Taiwan is easy to get around and full of things to see and do. The people are great, the sights are diverse and it’s not too expensive to travel there.
In Zhytomyr we noticed these Soviet-era plaques on the side of the PJSC Ukrtelecom (Ukrainian National Telecommunications Operator) building.
A guide to visiting Preah Khan Kompong Svay. Known as Prasat Bakan by locals, read about our visit to this off-the-beaten-path Khmer temple in Cambodia.
A travel guide on what to do in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Brutalist and Stalinist Empire style buildings are plentiful, but the city also exudes an air of elegance.
Urbexers in Thailand, should head to the abandoned Space Roller in Chiang Mai. Once a popular roller skating rink, the building is now derelict.
It’s surprising more travellers don’t visit Mathura, a laidback, off-the-beaten-path town, which is so close to one of India’s most-visited cities!
Getting off-the-beaten-path in Cambodia: this abandoned housing block Kompong Chhnang dates back to French colonial-era (1863-1953).