Amritsar – Food and culture with a pinch of Nationalism

It has been twenty-two years since I went on my first food visit – a cheap trip to Agra. We went on a local train where I was left hanging outside the door of a packed train for a large part of the journey. We ate 5 meals a day, each picked by a local friend as a specialty of the city. Two days later, … Continue reading Amritsar – Food and culture with a pinch of Nationalism

Ukraine – A check in the Bucket List

My bucket list changes every few weeks or at times even more often. Each time I read a new good travel blog, the list is reconsidered and often updated. One of the few features that had not changed in a while was my interest in the disaster site of Chernobyl. While the radioactivity offered adventure, the deep stories and it being off most typical tourist … Continue reading Ukraine – A check in the Bucket List

Tel Aviv – A vibrant city and the pride parade

The famous shared van ride of Israel happened again, on the drive from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv. The ride wasn’t too bad though it wasn’t the most efficient way to travel. This time the van got full pretty soon but I ended up being one of the last drops. The trip took a lot longer than expected but I did finally get to the Crowne … Continue reading Tel Aviv – A vibrant city and the pride parade