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The faces of Zanzibar II. – Nungwi and the north

Nungwi used to be famous for its fishing, but today it is Zanzibar’s most visited tourist towns, the second largest on the island. It is located in the northern tip of Unguja (the official name of the island) and according to Read more…


The faces of Zanzibar I. – Jambiani and the eastern shores

Zanzibar, or Unguja (yes, that’s the official name for the largest island in the archipelago), is a very diverse little island south of the equator in East Africa. It provides the perfect vacation spot almost all year round, except maybe Read more…


Zanzibar – good to know before you travel

Zanzibar … This word is likely to bring flashes of an exotic island. The truth is not far from this, however Zanzibar is actually an archipelago consisting of two larger islands (Pemba and Unguja) and several smaller ones.   Administratively Read more…


1 day in Dubai – how to pass a long transfer time?

Dubai is the Mecca of the Middle East in terms of tourism, as this metropolis in the Persian Gulf has become a very popular travel destination in the recent years. The city, which is now a tourist attraction, not long Read more…


Nagarkot – the sight of the Himalayas near the Nepalese capital

Near Kathmandu in a small mountain village called Nagarkot, there are a number of hotels with rooftop terraces from where we can admire the majestic mountain range that is known to everyone in the world: the Himalayas.   Most tourists Read more…


Kuala Lumpur – 3 buildings of the Malaysian capital that are worth a “climb”

Kuala Lumpur is not only the capital of Malaysia but also the fastest growing metropolis in the region of South East Asia, both in terms of population and economy. It’s one of the most important business centers in the region, Read more…


Qatar – 4 parts of Doha not to miss

It happens to many travelers that they are stuck to spend a few hours or even a night in Doha because of a longer transfer time. And there are those (like myself) who deliberately buy their tickets to fit a Read more…


Qatar – visiting Doha thanks to Qatar Airways

To be honest, I’ve never thought about visiting Doha. In fact, the whole newly-rich Arab world did not raise my interest nor tickled my fantasy in any extraordinary way, not even Dubai. Then I found myself sitting on a local Read more…


India – Around the Golden Triangle on a train

In India you can find any form of transportation if not all of them – I dare to say this without exaggeration. From camel- and horse riding, bicycles and rickshaws to buses, trains, airplanes. Everything. And of course traveling on Read more…


India – solo woman travel

Nowadays we hear a lot of news about the situation of women in India and let’s admit, these news are generally not too positive.   When I started planning my trip and started to look into some tips before traveling, Read more…