Marathon Des Sables; My Experience Running 6 Marathons in 6 Days in the Sahara

Marathon Des Sables; My Experience Running 6 Marathons in 6 Days in the Sahara What is the Marathon Des Sables? Check out my FAQ article for the Marathon Des Sables (aka the MDS) for quick answers to the big questions. This article is more...
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The Cook Islands

Goal Diggers. What’s your Everest?

Goal Diggers. What’s your Everest? My sister warned me. After I finished such a big goal, there’d be a lull, a time when I felt a little lost. And there it was staring me in the face. I was back ‘home’ in Bangkok, Thailand. Sitting on the e...
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#Travel Goals. My 2016 Recap – 30 countries, $200k+, 64 flights!

As the new year bounces in with all too familiar hangovers and false promises, I think it’s important to take a while and reflect on our previous year. Too often, we get caught up in the hectic nature of life in the 21st century...
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Overland from Cape Town to Cairo – $10,000 very well spent

Cape Town to Cairo! 19 countries, 7 months, $10,000USD. Travelling overland, by public transport with no real plan, from Cape Town to Cairo, across the entire continent of Africa is travelling in its truest form. After travelling from Japan...
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How many countries in the world in 2021?

How many countries in the world in 2021? If you ask how many countries in the world there are in 2021. Well, the answer is that technically speaking there are 197 countries in the world. From a travel perspective, you could argue there are...
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The amphitheater of el jem

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Tunisia

  After getting far too excited about all the awesome UNESCO sites in Turkey I thought I would spread the love to Tunisia. Other than Ethiopia, Tunisia has more UNESCO world heritage sites than any of the other 54 African countries, wh...
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How to spend 3 days in Cairo

The Top 5 Places to Visit in Cairo

The Top 5 Places to Visit in Cairo I spend a lot of time in Cairo these days. It’s my hop-off spot for the tours that I run to Socotra, Yemen so I know the city pretty well these days. If you want to know how to spend 1, 2 or 3 days in...
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