Exploring the Maya Ruins and Cenotes in Tulum, Mexico

tulum castle

Mexico’s Riviera Maya is world famous for its exquisite beaches, wild nightlife and of course the Maya culture which remains deeply embedded in the area, something you’ll quickly notice when you arrive and have to pronounce the awkward names of ruins, small villages and parks. But there’s much more to the area than what it’s […]

April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Where to Eat in Steamboat Springs, Colorado


Steamboat Springs might be a small town indeed, famous for its champagne snow enjoyed by  the thousands of skiers that flock here every winter season and in a smaller scale during the summer months when downhill mountain biking and hot air ballooning are the things to do. So while it may be a destination for […]

April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Why I Hate China

Adrian Landsberg Great Wall China

Ok so I don’t hate China but man did this place screw me big time the first day I landed here. The plan was to fly into Beijing early in the morning, get to my hotel, settle in and then hit the Forbidden city in the afternoon. Well, some Chinese people just didn’t want that […]

February 24, 2014 | 10 Comments More

What to Expect in Manila: Visiting Manila in 2 Days

jeepney in Manila

Our visit to the Philippines was interesting right from the first moment.  This fascinating country brought one surprise after the other, and I have to say that it is in my opinion, one of the most “adventurous” you can find in this part of the world without paying much. As if our horrible flight (read […]

January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments More

What to See and Do in Denver in One Day

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Unlike the spectacular mountains and fantastic ski resorts in Colorado, the state’s capital city, Denver, is often missed as a travel destination in itself.  A pity, I must say, since it’s an easy city to walk with enough interesting attractions to keep you busy for at least one day. I recently visited Denver late in […]

January 16, 2014 | 10 Comments More

Beyond the Beach in Miami: Alternative Things to Do


Without a doubt the most famous beach city in the USA, Miami is all about fun under the sun, beach time, and partying. Or is it? Truth is it does not require too much digging to learn and find out about many other things to do which are entertaining for the cultural traveler, families on […]

January 7, 2014 | 13 Comments More

How to Make the Most of Epiphany in Crete

The Lighthouse in Chania

Epiphany in many European countries is as important as Christmas. In fact, in orthodox churches in Greece and Russia, 6th of January is Christmas Day. In Crete, however, Epiphany is called Theofania or Fota and is important because it is a day for blessing the waters – clearly something of prime interest to an island. […]

December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments More

On The Road: San Francisco to Monument Valley

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Road trips are a great way to see the USA, and with so many various states and cultures to explore, getting on the road and traveling at your own pace can result in a fantastic holiday. A popular route to explore is the path from San Francisco to Monument Valley, and there are many interesting […]

December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Steamboat Springs in Summer: Downhill Mountain Biking

mtb steambot springs

With hundreds of miles of single track, epic road riding, a paved multi-use trail, and downhill trails, Steamboat Springs caters to a wide variety of cycling options, but of all of these there is one that stands out about the rest and I was looking forward to trying: downhill mountain biking. Steamboat Springs is well […]

December 13, 2013 | 11 Comments More

3 Places Where to Sleep in Miami: Ideas for All Budgets

The Palms Hotel Aerial

With so many hotels to chose from when staying in Miami, where should yo go? What if you have a tight(er) budget, and what if you want to sleep in a unique place? This post reviews two hotels and a unique place where you can stay during your visit: a boat. Each caters to a […]

December 3, 2013 | 11 Comments More

Horseback Riding in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

horsesback riding steamboat springs

Steamboat Springs owes most of its beauty to the hills and mountains that surround this charming town in Colorado; covered in snow during the winter months and by thick forests the rest of the year wandering out into these surroundings is a must during any visit, whether it be on foot, bicycle or horseback. We […]

November 25, 2013 | 6 Comments More

Indulging in Luxury at Boutique Hotel Las Alamandas, Mexico

Hotel Las Alamandas

About two and a half hours South of Puerto Vallarta lies Hotel Las Alamandas, a secluded luxury boutique hotel in Mexico’s Costalegre, with 1,500 acres of private real estate home to just 16 suites but also wildlife that includes birds, dear, armadillos, monkeys, turtles … Named by many magazines as one of the most romantic […]

November 19, 2013 | 5 Comments More

5 Weird Festivals in Greece

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  Everyone loves a festival and sometimes it seems that any excuse for a celebration will do. You’ll find some rather strange festivals all over the world and Greece is no exception: from a “war between churches” to gender role changing there is something that will make you rise an eyebrow- if not both. Here […]

November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Where to Eat and Drink in South Beach, Miami

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Just a few weeks ago I was in South Beach Miami, my first trip to this world famous stretch of sand after I left Florida more than ten years ago and was looking forward to seeing how or if anything had changed during this time plus indulging in all the hype and excitement Miami beach […]

November 12, 2013 | 6 Comments More

Flying Over Steamboat Springs on a Hot Air Balloon

stamboat springs hot air balloon

Like probably many of you, riding a hot air balloon has been in my bucket list for a long time. Despite not being a big fan of heights- or rather flying-  it has always been something I have wanted to try as I figured it is a gentle and smooth way of flying even though […]

November 6, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Fly Fishing in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

fishing in river steamboat springs

With no shortage of lakes and rivers around Steamboat fly fishing is one of the most popular sports in the area, and while I had fished in the ocean several times and even tried ice-fishing in Finland earlier this year this was going to be my first time attempting to catch my lunch from a […]

November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More


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