ginormous thanks to local twitter friend @20tindevilla for insider tips and showing me around!
Manila. BUT WAIT, you say, why w..
i’ve long considered the Island Hopper an #avgeek (someone who geeks out about aviation) and travel enthusiast rite of passage. these rout..
How To: Ride the Tbilisi Metro
Tbilisi straddles the Mtkvari River and basically runs (for the purposes of most visitors) from the nort..
one of the things the capital of Georgia-the-country is famous for are the sulfur-rich thermal baths, and whenever i’m in a place with a h..
it seems like more and more airlines are getting in on this streaming inflight entertainment thing — you may recall my attempt at Lufthan..
a short public service announcement
i’m currently in my 24th Airbnb, a lovely apartment two blocks from Av. Paulista in Sao Paulo. i’ve..
y’all, i can’t even tell you what an upgrade this is from the old one. finally out of the dark ages (literally dark and also anci..
i was surprised to see a new(-to-me) entertainment option on my Lufthansa Frankfurt to London flight this morning — streaming entertainme..
the process of getting a VOA at KWI (FYI) isn’t terribly complicated — the problem is you have NO IDEA WHAT YOU’RE DOING. i wasn’t going ..
originally posted to my VSCO Journal
Southwest of Manama in Hamad Town stands a marketplace, Souq Waqif. The first row of merchants..
i never tire of sacred spaces, from any religion, and while i’ve toured many mosques, none has come with such an excellent tour. i’m still..
i wrote a couple years ago about how invaluable the Google Translate app (Android and iOS) has been on my travels. that’s most definitely ..
so there’s more than just the train?
for the most part i never think about using a bus to travel between cities in Europe since the tra..
not that i’d recommend a connection that involves switching airports in Moscow to anyone, but in case you ever do*. note that you will nee..
no matter what your guidebook says, the cable car that goes up to Kok-Tobe hill from behind the Palace of the Republic is closed. it’s bee..
May have actually said "HOLY F*CK" several times on the way up it's that great.
— Jonathan Khoo (@jonk) June 30, 2015
i twisted my ankle yesterday stepping into a ditch (gotta watch out f..
for the most part, you can get around central Almaty by walking. although the distances aren’t that short, it’s probably easier than takin..
if you’re heading to anywhere in the old Soviet sphere of influence, it doesn’t hurt to do a little prepwork beforehand to ease your wayfi..
tl;dr see last paragraph
updated 2015-06-08 to include SCAT Airlines
i made the decision last week to go to Kazakhstan (visa-free for ..
so the era of Soviet airplanes is, for better or worse, pretty much gone, at least for me (since i don’t have any plans to go anywhere whe..