2022: A return to normal life, travel and… an empty blog?
Reading in the rain: my books of 2021
Seven books that helped me survive 2021, and some hopes for 2022.
Walking Tarabulus (Part 1): Zahriyeh, old city & Haddadin
The neighbourhood with the best chili, the citadel and the beautiful Taynal Mosque
Square to Souq: A weekend in Tarabulus
A then-newbie’s impressions of Lebanon’s second largest city
Aimless in Beirut
All I did was walk on my first two days in Beirut in 2019
How much it costs to go Backpacking in Uzbekistan
Majestic turquoise domes, quiet shrines, imposing Soviet-era murals. Where else but Uzbekistan?
Staying Alive: 2018 edition
After 5 years of on-off updating and writing for this blog, I come clean on my disappointment.
How much it costs to go backpacking in Iran
A detailed report on how much it costs to backpack for 12 days in Iran
Ayutthaya: Beyond temple ruins
Way off the beaten track in Ayutthaya, five places that aren’t Wats, ruins or temples.