Friendly Kazakhstan

​Again today started very early with my plane landing at 0315 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Having filled in a landing card on the plane I only needed to describe my itinerary and where I was staying and I was stamped into Kazakhstan, my 67th country. With no luggage to pick up I went via the information … More Friendly Kazakhstan

Top 10 countries with the highest murder rates in the World

Colombia – Murder rate per 100,000: 30.8 (Total murders: 14,670) Colombia has evolved as a highly segregated society, split between the traditionally rich families of Spanish descent and the vast majority of poor Colombians.  After over half a century of civil war and the rise and fall of drug trafficking empires, Colombia has made huge strides … More Top 10 countries with the highest murder rates in the World

Why travel solo?

“The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” Henry David Thoreau Travelling to some far flung corner of the world where they don’t speak you language can be a daunting process, especially if it is your first time travelling and I think … More Why travel solo?