Here’s what I learned from my 10 most dangerous travel situations

Looking back on some of my travelling adventures, it seems a miracle that I’ve lived to tell the tale. Tumbling into icy rapids on a mountainside; getting mugged in dodgy Brazilian backstreets; escaping from a burning hotel room, and an up-close-and-personal encounter with a venomous snake. These are among the more dramatic of my traveller’s… continue reading

The Air Berlin saga: how they lost my luggage and refuse to refund (and they’re not even sorry)

How annoying and frustrating is it when companies provides awful customer support and obstinately refuse to pay compensation owed by statutory right? This is my story about my adventures with Air Berlin. After loosing my luggage, they provided poor customer support and, more worryingly, they refused to refund the purchase for essential items. The flights went all well and… continue reading

Trekking in Myanmar: Kalaw to Inle Lake (without a guide)

Inle Lake is one of the places that are highly recommended to be visited in Myanmar. And what better way to reach this beautiful lake if not by getting there on one’s own feet? There is an excellent and easy trekking route to Inle Lake starting from Kalaw, the latter being around 2 hours away by bus… continue reading

Georgia: Backpacking in the Caucasus

For quite some time we’ve heard many promising things about Georgia: history, nature, food, wine, the friendly people. As usual, driven by the desire for adventure and for hiking in some beautiful places, we’ve decided to set off to visit this part of the world. The holiday has been fantastic. Travelling like locals by taking… continue reading

How Vueling refuses to unsubscribe from Spam emails

Vueling seems to not care about it’s customers, after complaints from hundreds of people in the past three years, they still refuse to provide a working link to unsubscribe from their newsletter. This obstinacy not only is infringing privacy laws but it’s also annoying hundreds of users. A few months ago I was looking for… continue reading