An Old Crowded Jewish Cemetery

Dear Reader, the lack of space can be a problem even for cemetery authorities. So in Prague I found this beautiful synagogue which has been facing a particular problem for many decades now… The cemetery is nearly 600 years old, and has about 12,000 tombstones packed in it. […]

The Stick Insect

Dear Reader, A strange creature has been recently brought to my attention. A few days ago a friend of mine posted a curious photo on his Facebook wall. Something that looked like a peculiar tree branch was in fact the strangest little creature I have lately heard of. […]

Who were the Nymphs?

Dear Reader, Ancient Greek myths are loaded of incredible creatures all nested together in a fantasy world that has endured for millennia, and today I will tell you everything you need to know about the nymphs. I believe they are the most romantic and soft side of the […]

How to get into North Korea

Dear Reader, It’s time to answer some of the biggest questions that many travellers wonder about: how to obtain visa and access to North Korea! So here is my experience or better yet, my holiday adventure! Entering North Korea (DPRK) is a very unusual and restricted process that requires months […]

Beautiful Heidelberg

Dear Reader, a long time ago I was visiting friends in this lovely, mysterious and curious town in Germany, no far from Mannheim. Heidelberg, dear Reader, where allegedly a dragon crashed and smashed an old castle. Heidelberg is also home to the oldest German university, the Heidelberg’s Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, founded […]

Sea Snake caught on camera

Dear Reader, let me brag and cheer on the Team’s latest developments: we have got an amazing camera now accompanied by its new under water case! So happy. So we went diving in Vallarta hoping to spot manta rays. Visibility wasn’t the best but we still managed to […]

A Bunker’s Legacy

Dear Reader, Let’s pick up from where we left off, right at the entrance of Mussolini’s Bunker in Soratte, a 14 km long nest of tunnels and secret chambers. This is the view of Soratte as we were arriving. From afar you can appreciate the abandoned military stations […]