Where is Dubai? And Is it A City Or A Country?

Dubai is a city, state, and emirate in the United Arab Emirates, a country in the Persian Gulf. The new modern city of Dubai sits on a jut of land in the Arabian Peninsula at a latitude of 25.2048° N and longitude of 55.2708° E. Is Dubai a Country or

Kazbegi Hiking: Stepantsminda to Gergeti Glacier Trek

The main attraction in Kazbegi (Georgians call the town Stepantsminda) is the mountains. Whether you’re a hiker, walker, or climber, one mountain dominates the agenda: Mt Kazbek. The 5033m giant is a beautiful snow-capped peak in the Caucasus mountain range and is the highest peak in Eastern Georgia. It’s the

Digital Nomad Tbilisi: Guide to Living in Georgia’s Capital

Imagine a place that feels like Eastern Europe with a hint of the Middle East / Central Asia. Where you can stay for a year as a tourist. Where you can drink some of the world’s best wine for the best prices. Where food, accommodation, and travel costs are lower than

Living in Argentina: The Pros & Cons

Argentina sits at the bottom of the world, far from any international flight hub, and embroiled in economic problems that sometimes make visitors nervous. But Argentina is not only a fascinating, exciting, and incredibly huge country to visit, it’s also a wonderful country to live in. Argentina is not for

Taipei Digital Nomad Destination Guide

I used to think of Taipei and Taiwan as an extension of China. In my ignorance (before I visited) I expected an island version of mainland China. There is some truth in this, but that doesn‘t tell the whole story. The Taiwanese people are descendants of Chinese (there are indigenous tribes but

Solo Travel Jordan – The Travel Planning Essentials

Jordan flies under the “next best travel destination” radar most of the time. The name might be familiar but it’s often heard in the context of Israel or goings on in the middle east. But Jordan is worthy of your attention. This little country in the middle east has a

10 Fascinating Facts About Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown is one of the most popular destinations in New Zealand. It’s also one of best-known adventure destinations in the world. Yep, the bunjy jump was born here in 1988 at the Shotover River’s Kawarau Bridge. And if you didn’t know that Queenstown makes a perfect stunt-double for many Middle

Where to Spend New Year’s Eve 2022

Looking for a great New Year’s Eve night out in an exciting world location? I’m not presuming that you have the money/time/resources to just pick any location to ring in 2022, but if you can make it to one of these locations, you’ll have a New Year celebration to remember

Bangkok Photo Tours: Get The Best Shots In BKK

I have to admit, I’m not a great photographer. My camera makes my photos look good. Or rather, the camera helps make it look like I know what I’m doing. I spent a year and a half in Bangkok and took some amazing (in my own words) photos. Purely by accident,

The Hipster Guide to Dublin: Avocados, Beards, & Coffee

Dublin’s metamorphosis over the past two decades is nothing short of astounding. From the influx of industrious Polish immigrants to the vibrant Brazilians, each group has left its mark. But perhaps the most remarkable transformation came from within—enter the hipsters. Dublin is my hometown. And I’ve spent enough time away