Tag: Homestay

Things to do in Sighnaghi: Georgia’s wine region

Things to do in Sighnaghi: Georgia’s wine region

This post is all about the best things to do in Sighnaghi in Georgia. Sighnaghi is a lovely town in Georgia’s Kakheti region that is famous for its wine. Which country has the best wine? It’s a controversial debate, but Georgia is a respectable competitor. 

Alamut Valley and the castle of the Assassins: a travel guide

Alamut Valley and the castle of the Assassins: a travel guide

This post is about the beautiful Alamut Valley, the castle of the Assasins and my experience as a solo female traveller. The Alamut valley is about 4 hours north from Qazvin in the beautiful Alborz mountains. It was one of the highlights of my trip 

The best backwaters in Kerala India

The best backwaters in Kerala India

This post is about the best backwaters in Kerala. I heard so much about the famous backwaters in Kerala that I was dying to go there. This was only enhanced by the amount of Bollywood movies recorded in the palm fringed canals. For me, the backwaters 

Munroe Island: A homestay in Kerala’s backwaters

Munroe Island: A homestay in Kerala’s backwaters

This post is about Munroe Island and my wonderful homestay experience with Vijeesh and his family. Munroe Island in Kerala was a place I accidentally found out about. Travelling always gives you welcoming surprises, sometimes in the most unexpected remote places in this world.  While 

The Kandy to Ella train: a guide to Sri Lanka’s tea country

The Kandy to Ella train: a guide to Sri Lanka’s tea country

This post is a guide on everything you need to know about the Kandy to Ella train. This famous train ride is advertised to be one of the most spectacular train journeys in the world. Why take the Kandy to Ella train? I love trains 

Backpacking Bosnia: the ultimate travel guide

Backpacking Bosnia: the ultimate travel guide

This post is a travel guide about backpacking Bosnia. It includes all the practical things you need to know about travel in Bosnia. Why Backpacking Bosnia? The first time I visited Bosnia was in 2005 as a volunteer. It was a project from a dutch 

11 Things to do in Shymkent Kazakhstan

11 Things to do in Shymkent Kazakhstan

This post is a travelguide about the best things to do in Shymkent. A city in the south of Kazakhstan that was once part of Kazakhstan’s silk road. There is actually not one silk road. The famous trading route from China to Europe, that Marco