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How to Easily Visit Seven Countries on Three Continents, and The Pope, in Seven Days

Really, nobody needs to travel for two-thousand days just to have a good time.

giza street photography egypt
January 12th 2018

Life In The Shadows of the Pyramids : Filthy Back-Streets of Giza, Egypt

It’s dirty, shabby, there aren’t any tourists, and animals are constantly being whipped. But enough about Ken’s house, here’s Giza – the neighbourhood at the foot of the Egyptian pyramids…

tehran street fashion

Sorry, But This is What Iran in 2017 is Really Like

Touring through Iran is not like visiting Disneyland, but it’s definitely safer.

minsk tourism
July 26th 2017

Minsk, Belarus – A Place For Strange Erotic Journeys

Strangely, Minsk remains unchartered and unknown to most tourists – despite Belarus officially being awarded “Drunkest Country in the World”…

Don't Travel from Bishkek to Almaty in About Fourteen Hours

The Journey From Bishkek to Almaty Shouldn’t Take This Long

Five minutes after arriving in the former capital city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, I was being detained inside a windowless police cell. This wasn’t exactly planned, but it wasn’t completely unanticipated…

March 29th 2017

Resident Evil – Inside the Mansion of the Former Ukrainian President

Do you really need to know a guy named “Petro” to get inside?

Tour to chernobyl and kyiv ukraine
January 25th 2017

Ukraine in Winter – the Peakness of Bleakness™

Surprisingly, ten other people shared my travel contrariness, and we explored for two days in the radioactive wasteland of Chernobyl, Ukraine. Keep in mind I’m from Australia, and there aren’t any winters in Australia.

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November 21st 2016

I Will Burn Your Country to The Ground – Iran Tour Report

Everything you’ve ever been told about Iran, is probably wrong…

stray dogs that inhabit the radioactive Chernobyl Exclusion
September 20th 2016

Staying Overnight in Chernobyl – Worst Idea Ever?

Being stranded in the Chernobyl exclusion-zone was just the start…

June 20th 2016

Brutal Socialist-era Yugoslavian Monuments – the Spomenik

In the friendly, disputatious, sometimes fatalist, Adidas-tracksuit-wearing nations that make up the former Yugoslavia, “spomenik” simply means “monument”. Futuristic, modernist, and concrete, this page is an explanation and guide to the most brutal set of memorials anywhere on the planet – “The Spomenik”.