Nosotros Bolivianos

It’s been a while since we treated ourselves to ‘above par’ accommodation. Ali arrives before me in La Paz and checks in; our Airbnb is in a tower located in Sopocachi the trendy neighborhood of the city. Each one of us has his own room, and we actually have hot water to shower now. Well, we think … More Nosotros Bolivianos


This post covers more than one trip to my homeland, so I will not go in order. Rather, I will cover every region on its own. I waited long on this one since I kept adding new locations the more I re-visited. I grew up in Egypt, living there for a total of 18 years. … More Egypt


A pretty spontaneous decision to decide trekking in Nepal, when all you have in your suitcase are summer clothes. Figured some last minute shopping can be done in Kathmandu; one day was enough to buy some essentials, trekking shoes, a jacket, beanie, scarf, etc. It was the end of March,  and the weather was not … More Nepal


Frequently visited by my circle of friends, Thailand’s tourism became trending in recent years. Most of the people I know end up visiting the southern islands, which are a lot more popular than visiting the north. However, I was more interested at the time of my visit to explore the north, knowing that I could … More Thailand


Second attempt. I was planning to head to India after kicking off the new year, 2018, in Sri Lanka, before discovering that I need a visa. Diverted my route, spending 45 days traveling through the south east, passing through Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and Indonesia, then decided to make it back to my original route (West … More India


The island nation has been on my list for quite some time; after acquiring my scuba diving certification, diving in the seas of Indonesia was a dream of mine. From my circle of friends, Indonesia has been frequented a lot by them, most notably Bali. Had to go see for myself what it’s all about. … More Indonesia


One of the smallest, yet richest countries in the world; Brunei is located on the island of Borneo, which hosts Malaysia and Indonesia as well. Brunei is a sultanate, an absolute monarchy, where the Sultan has supreme authority and is not bound by any written laws or legislature. The small country is rich in oil … More Brunei