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  Go to the Albania page

 

Albania

Albania is one of Europe's last 'unknown' countries. At least, it was for us. We experienced the country as very hospitable and enjoyable, but in some ways also very curious. <more>

       
  Go to the Armenia section

 

Armenia

The poorest country in the Caucasus is Armenia. It is an interesting and friendly destination with a rich and traumatic history. <more>

       
  Go to the Azerbaijan section

 

Azerbaijan

Arriving by Caspian Sea ferry from Kazakhstan in Azerbaijan is like entering a different world. The oil rich Caucasian nation is prosperous and can especially been seen in Baku. <more>

       
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  Go to the Bahrain section  

Bahrain

Bahrain is often mentioned in the same breath with other countries in the region like Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. Is it as interesting? <more>

       
  Go to the Bangladesh section  

Bangladesh

There aren't al lot of travelers that bring a visit to Bangladesh. It is too poor, and there is noting to see, is what they say. They make a big mistake. Bangladesh absolutely has its charm. <more>

       
  Go to the Barbados section  

Barbados

Barbados is undoubtedly one of the islands in the Caribbean with the most appealing name. Most people think about just three things: sun, sea and beach. <more>

       
  Go to the Belarus section  

Belarus

By many, Belarus is seen as the last real dictatorship in Europe. Getting a visa for this one of the least know countries in Europe isn't easy. A Russian experience wthout the crowds. <more>

       
  Go to the Bosnia & Herzegovina section  

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Bosnia & Herzegovia is one of the main victims of the Balkan Civil War. Who doesn't remember places like Sarajevo, Mostar, Banja Luca, Tuzla and Srebrenica on the news. <more>

       
  Go to the Brunei section  

Brunei

Brunei is a not often visited little country on Borneo. All that most people know is that it is ruled by a sultan and that it's all about oil and money in Brunei. <more>

       
  Go to the Bulgaria section  

Bulgaria

Bulgaria was the last country we crossed in the Balkan before we drove into its huge neighbour Turkey, and Sofia was the only place we visited during our first ever visit to Bulgaria. <more>

       
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  Go to the Cambodia section  

Cambodia

Cambodia is one of the most popular travel destinations in South-east Asia. Much has to do with the tremendous Angkor temples near Siem Reap. But Cambodia has much more to offer. <more>

       
  Go to Cape Verde section  

Cape Verde

This archipelago is a safe and easy going destination in the Atlantic. It has superb hiking possibilities, good wine and a lot of diversity. <more>

       
  Go to the Cayman Island section  

Cayman Islands

We never thought ever bringing a visit to the Cayman Island. But, we did. Our plane from Cuba to Jamaica brought us to Cayman, and we decided to stay a few days.. <more>

       
  Go to the China section  

China

China is becoming the economic super power in the world. We are travelling to China to see these new developments, but certainly also to see something of traditional China and its nature. <more>

       
  Go to Colombia section  

Colombia

Colombia is a country with a bad image. Almost none of the people you will probably speak, will consider a visit to this country in Southern America. We went. Did we survive? <more>

       
  Go to the Croatia section  

Croatia

For most visitors, Croatia is a holiday destination for beach and sun. Besides that, it was one of the former Yugoslavian Republics. <more>

       
  Go to the Cuba section  

Cuba

A country with so many things to say about: boycott, old American Cars, revolution, communist, music, Fidel Castro and Che Guavara. <more>

       
  Go to the Cyprus section  

Cyprus

Cyprus is both Greek and Turkish. The small island is still one of the 'war' zones in Europe. However, relations between the two parts are slightly improving. <more>

       
  Go to the Czech Republic section  

Czech Republic

The Czech Republic receives millions of visitors every year. The good news is that most of them do not leave Prague. That means that there are still many places to discover. <more>

       
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  Go to the Estonia section

 

Estonia

Estonia is, as part of the former Soviet Union, often seen as a country with strong cultural links with Russia. But that's not true. The country is very North European or even Scandinavian. <more>

       
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  Go to the Georgia section

 

Georgia

Most people will still not consider a holiday in the Caucasus area (yet). The image of this area is still not very good. But this will change, and Georgia will be the first one <more>

       
  Go to the Germany section

 

Germany

Germany is our eastern neighbour. We cross it many times on the way to other destinations. But Germany is a destination in itself ... it is tremendously beautiful. <more>

       
  Go to the Greece country section

 

Greece

Greece is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe. Most visitors arrive in the summer by plane and head directly to one of the many islands. We did not. <more>

       
  Go to the Grenada section

 

Grenada

If you want to visit a safe and not too crowdy island in the Caribbean with beautiful beaches, a stunning hinterland and good facilities, Grenada is probably a good choice. <more>

       
  Go to the Guatemala section

 

Guatemala

Guatemala is a small, beautiful and well visited country in Central America. There is a lot see, from huge volcanoes to the interesting culture of the Maya's. <more>

       
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  Go to the India section

 

India

India is a country with many faces. The diversity is huge, which means that it can please every traveller. However, the country can also be frustrating in some ways. <more>

       
  Go to the Indonesia page

 

Indonesia

Indonesia is huge and diverse. Every island of the Indonesian Archipelago has its own culture, flora and fauna. Whatever you are looking for, you can find it in Indonesia. <more>

       
  Go to Iran section

 

Iran

Iran is a country that often has a bad image in the news. However, if you spend some time to learn more about the country and especially its people, you will be surprised. <more>

       
  Go to the Iraq section

 

Iraq

Most people in the world have the image that Iraq is still a war zone. This image is partly right. But what they do not know is that a large part of northern Iraq is safe and welcoming. <more>

       
  Go to the Italy section

 

Italy

On the way back from our one year journey with the jeep to the Caucasus countries and Iran & Iraq, we decided to bring a visit to Italy, one of Europe's most popular destinations . <more>

       
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  Go to the Jamaica section

 

Jamaica

One of the most exciting countries to visit in the Caribbean Sea is without doubt Jamaica: the land of Reggae, rum, marihuana, and the fastest man on earth, Usain Bolt. <more>

       
  Go to the Japan section

 

Japan

Our plan at the beginning of our journey was to skip Japan. It is expensive and not easy to visit because of its location. But eventually, we decided to go; just for a brief visit. <more>

       
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  Go to Kazakhstan section

 

Kazakhstan

As one of the former Soviet Union republics, Kazakhstan is a country that needs to built up its own identity. This young country is facing one of the huge ecological disasters of our time. <more>

       
  Go to the Kosovo section

 

Kosovo

When we think of Kosovo, we think especially of a troubled area. During the last Balkan war of the 90s, this tiny country, or Serbian region as some will say, had much to suffer from the war. <more>

       
  Go to the Kuwait section

 

Kuwait

If you ask a random person somewhere in the world about Kuwait, he or she probably describes Kuwait as the ultra-rich oil state in the Middle East, but there is more. <more>

       
  Go to the Kyrgyzstan stection

 

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is that little mountainous country in Central Asia with its soaring peaks and rugged ranges. It is one of the most popular destinations for adventurous travellers in the region. <more>

       
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  Go to the Laos section

 

Laos

One of the countries in South-east Asia that does not have world famous sights, is Laos. But that doesn't seem to matter. Laos is still very hot on the backpackers trail. <more>

       
  Go to the Latvia section

 

Latvia

Latvia is sandwiched between the two other Baltic Countries: Estonia and Lithuania. But it isn't crushed by the other two at all. The capital Riga is its gem, but there is so much more. <more>

       
  Go to Libya section

 

Libya

Libya is a huge desert country in the north of Africa. Last decades, Libya has opened his doors more and more for foreign travellers. <more>

       
  Go to the Lithuania section

 

Lithuania

All that most people know about Lithuania is that the small country was part of the Soviet Union. It is the gateway to the Baltic States for most Europeans and has some interesting surprises. <more>

       
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  Go to the Macedonian section

 

Macedonia

We visited Macedonia on our trip through the Balkan. So far, we only saw the country's capital Skopje. And that was a good introduction. But it has so much more on offer. <more>

     
  Go to Madagascar section

 

Madagascar

Madagascar is probably one of the most splendid countries to visit in Africa. Beautiful nature combined with a relative safe environment is hard to find in present Africa. <more>

     
  Go to the Malaysia section

 

Malaysia

One of the most relaxed countries to visit in Asia is Malaysia. The country is safe, modern and the people are extremely friendly. Besides that, there is a lot to see. The perfect country? <more>

     
  Go to Mali section

 

Mali

One of the beautiful Sahel countries is Mali. The country is full of traditions and has famous highlights like Timbouktou and the Dogon valley. <more>

     
  Go to the Mexico section

 

Mexico

Mexico is the first real introduction for us to Latin America during our longer journey. A country with some major problem, but damn .... its so beautiful and the people are so friendly. <more>

     
  Go to Moldova section

 

Moldava

Moldova is a very small country sqeezed between its big neighbours Ukraine and Romania. Although it has no real "touristic" highlights, it is still a nice country to visit. <more>

     
  Go to the Mongolia section

 

Mongolia

Mongolia is without any doubt the nomad country of the world. Half of its population is still nomad, so the country offers great opportunities to learn more about their lifestyle. But there's more. <more>

     
  Go to the Montenegro section

 

Montenegro

Montenegro is one of the former Yugoslavian countries that became independent in the 90s. It is a small nation but has thanks to its natural beauty a very prosporous future ahead. <more>

     
  Go to Myanmar section

 

Myanmar

There are many discussions going on about going to Myanmar or not. We did, and we didn't regret. Decide for yourself if you want to go or not. <more>

     
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  Go to the Nepal section

 

Nepal

Nepal is the not only the country of the high Himalayas. It has also a diversity of cultures and a beautiful lowland (The Terai) with some great national parks. <more>

     
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  Go to the Oman section

 

Oman

Oman was already standing a long time high on our country wish list. We didn't know much about it. All we knew was that it is exceptionally beautiful. And yes, it is. Even better than expected. <more>

     
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  Go to the Pakistan section

 

Pakistan

Pakistan is the bridge between the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent. While it is still a risky country to visit, its diversity is immense. <more>

     
  Go to the Philippines page

 

Philippines

The Philippines is still a relatively seldom visited archipelago in Southeast Asia. Nobody knows exactly why. And that is a pity, because it is a beautiful country with very friendly people. <more>

     
  Go to the Poland section

 

Poland

Most people in Europe know the Polish people as migratory workers. They come to work in the fields, construction, etc. The country they come from, is still seldomly visited. And that's a shame. <more>

     
  Go to the Portugal section

 

Portugal

Portugal is one of the smaller countries in Europe, but that does not mean that the country has nothing to offer. To the contrary, it is a country where everything is on offer. <more>
     
  Go to the Puerto Rico section

 

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is officially a territory of the USA, but there is not much on this green and lush island that resembles you a lot with one of the world's most powerful nations. <more>
     
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  Go to the Qatar section

 

Qatar

Probably one of the Gulf's region most known countries is Qatar. Supported by huge wealth thanks to its natural resources, Qatar tries to conquer a place on the world stage. <more>

     
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  Go to the Romania section

 

Romania

Romania is probabaly still the most rural country in Europe. Horse carts are still very common in the country. But its developing fast and soon everything will be different. <more>

     
  Go to Russia setion

 

Russia

Russia is the biggest country on our planet and not much travelled outside the big cities. This makes Russia one of the most interesting countries to visit. <more>

     
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  Go to Sao Tome & Principe section

 

Sao Tome & Principe

These small, fertile islands near to the equator are a perfect destination if you want to have a break from travelling on the main land of Africa. <more>

     
  Go to the Serbia section

 

Serbia

Serbia is not very often in the news on a positive way. The country played an infamous role in the Balkan war of the 90s, and it is plagued by corruption, poverty and organised criminality. <more>

     
  Go to the Singapore section

 

Singapore

Singapore has the image of being a dull and sterile city. It has everything to do with the fact that the government is handling a zero tolerance policy for many things. Is Singapore really dull? <more>

     
  Go to the Slovakia section

 

Slovakia

Slovakia is one of the two brothers that used to form Czechoslovakia. But now they are on their own feet and for this reason Slovakia is a travel destination in it's own. <more>
  Go to the Slovenia section

 

Slovenia

This country, which was part of Yugoslavia in the past, isn't Slavic at all. They connect much more with for example Austria, than with its Balkan neighbours. <more>
       
       
  Go to the South Korea section

 

South Korea

Why should you go to South Korea? That is a difficult question to answer. It doesn't has the spectacular highlights that many visitors seek in their destination. <more>

       
  Go to the Spain section

 

Spain

Spain is one of the most diverse and popular tourist destinations in Europe. With the exception of a short visit to Madris we never went there. This had to change. We went on a road trip. <more>

       
  Go to the Sri Lanka section

 

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is the little island state at the southern tip of huge neighbour India. It does not only have great cultural sights, but is also a tremendous destination for nature and beach lovers. <more>

       
  Go to the St. Lucia section

 

St. Lucia

For most visitors, the Caribbean is mainly a destination for sun, sea and beaches. But there are exceptions. St. Lucia for example. A beach paradise with a green heart . <more>

       
  Go to the St. Vincent & Grenadines section

 

St. Vincent & The Grenadines

St. Vincent & The Grenadines is probably one of the countries with the most beautiful and exotic names. And this island nation deserves the name. It is tremendously beautiful. <more>

       
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  Go to the Taiwan section

 

Taiwan

Not many foreign tourists bring a visit to Taiwan. It is partly understandable because it hasn't any world-famous highlights. But is has something else: it's extremely kind and friendly people. <more>

       
  Go to the Tajikistan section

 

Tajikistan

Most people associate Tajikistan with its dramatic highland. If you mention the Pamir Mountains to any adventurous traveller, his or her eyes are probably going to twinkle. <more>

       
  Go to Thailand

 

Thailand

Thailand is an often visited, by travellers with very different reasons to come here. Despite the fact that it is heavily travelled, it is still a great and friendly destination.. <more>

       
  Go to the Timor Leste section

 

Timor Leste

Timor Leste is a country with a violent recent history. It only gained independence in 2002 after a long and bloody fight with occupier Indonesia. Go there before the crowds do!. <more>

       
  Go to the Trinidad & Tobago section

 

Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago is a relatively underexplored and uncontrived destination. It is actually more a South American destination than a Caribbean one . <more>

       
  Go to the Turkey section

 

Turkey

Turkey was the country where we started our long journey almost seven years ago. But by then, we ony visited Istanbul and Erzurum. But we came back to see more. <more>

       
  Go to Turkmenistan section

 

Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is one of world's most isolated countries, mainly due to the fact that the country is governed since its independence by totalitarian and xenophobic regimes. <more>

     
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  Go to the United Arab Emirates section

 

United Arab Emirates

Dubai and Abu Dhabi are more and more on the radar of many travellers. It is a Arab country in the gulf region, but does it still have the Arabian atmosphere?. <more>

       
  Go to the USA section

 

United States of America

It is till now the most powerful country in the world. For many people it is also one of the most beautiful countries in the world to travel to. Combine comfort with beauty. <more>

       
  Go to the Uzbekistan page

 

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is one of the countries in the region that is most connected to the world famous Silk Road, once world's most important trading route between the east and the west.. <more>

       
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  Go to the Vietnam section

 

Vietnam

Vietnam is a country that is still often associated with the Vietnam war that the Americans fought here decades ago. However, Vietnam recovered from it and is an interesting destination to visit. <more>

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