In Pictures: Fairy chimneys and churches of Cappadocia – Turkey

After driving across the dusty Anatolian plateau the entry into the region of Cappadocia is marked by a landscape like no other. It starts off with one or two fairy chimneys, then a whole valley will open up to these remarkable rock formations. [Fairy Chimneys] [Monks Valley – Pasabag] In addition to the draw of […]

Flight Review: Iceland Express – New York – Reykjavik – London

[Ed Force One – Iceland Express with Iron Maiden livery at Keflavik Airport] Flight: Iceland Express 5W 514 Date: 25 Aug 2011 From: Newark(EWR) To: Reykjavik (KEF) Flight: Iceland Express 5W 511 Date: 30 Aug 2011 From: Reykjavik (KEF) To: London (LGW) [Edit: Iceland Express ceased operations in 2011, and in 2012 WOW air acquired […]

The famous Blue Lagoon of Iceland

[Blue Lagoon] I have a natural resistance to anything that is said to be a must see. When visiting Iceland you will hear this said about the Blue Lagoon. There is no escaping it. There are brochures and advertising everywhere, and the thought of not going makes you feel like you haven’t been to Iceland […]

Golden Circle Tour – the best of Iceland in a one day trip

With only a short stopover in Iceland I had planned for a day in Reykjavik, a visit to the Blue Lagoon and a day trip featuring the highlights of the island. The thing I didn’t know was what those highlights were. Iceland has a branding issue when it comes to its destinations. Apart from the […]

Walking the High Line – New York City

New York now has two walks in my good walks section (New York is that kind of place) with The High Line Park now added to my collection. While not as epic as the Broadway Walk, this walk is far more relaxing, with no traffic to contend with and a length of just one mile. […]

Cost of living in Playa del Carmen – Living in Mexico for $850 a month

One of the most common questions I get asked is how I can afford my lifestyle of travel around the world. First I need to explain that I am working while travelling, so it’s not like I’m living the life of leisure. It’s been a while since I have lived somewhere for longer than a […]

Chichen Itza is wonderful, but should it be a new 7 wonder of the world?

Being based in Playa del Carmen has been ideal for visiting the highlights of the Yucatan Peninsula. One sight that has been high on my visit list is Chichen Itza. Not counting Luxor Las Vegas or the Louvre Pyramid, this was the first time I have seen a pyramid. The Chichen Itza archaeological site contains […]

Travel app review – Tripit: organize and plan travel details

TripIt is a website where you can store all your trip plans in one place. To get started, open an account online, and once you are set up you just forward confirmation emails to plans@tripit.com using the email that you signed up with. TripIt will then add those details to your account. TripIt does the […]

Where I’m At: July, 2011 – Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen – An ideal home base for the Yucatan Peninsula Being a full time working nomad I have been testing out the right balance of work and travel. Currently the one month on/one month off system is working for me. This year I have managed to spend a month in Penang, as well […]

Jaipur Travel Guide

Travel Guides > India > Jaipur Travel Guide Accommodation Jaipur hotels – Search and compare all Jaipur hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once. I stayed at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Jaipur. Travel Guides Jaipur Tourism – Official guide from Rajasthan Tourism. Blogs Jaipur City Blog – Blog about Jaipur […]