Hualien and Taroko National Park in Pictures

One of the best things about Taiwan is its nature. The fact that the island is so small, adds to the awesomeness since many of the hiking trails and mountains are more or less accessible by public transportation. By less I mean it is sometimes a bit challenging to find the information needed to get…

Food, Drinks and Possibly One Food Poisoning in Helsinki

CONTENT WARNING: This post is NOT about budget friendly traveling in Helsinki. It was supposed to be. It’s not. Also, there will be vomit later. Sorry. Let’s start with the basics: Finland is a country located in the northern part of Europe (which is not a country but a cluster of independent countries no one…

Rabbit Food – A Short Survival Guide for Vegetarians in Taiwan

I’m a vegetarian, and the enginerd usually keeps me company. Basically, when we eat out it means no red meat, no white meat, cut down dairy and eggs, and avoid gelatin as much as possible. And 100% No. Fuckin. Olives. (Olives are Satan’s tennis balls.) Being a vegetarian in Taiwan is super easy and relaxed,…

Hotel LeLe & Frog, Hanoi, Vietnam

Looking for a beautiful, affordable and comfortable hotel to stay in Hanoi? Try LeLe & Frog. The small boutique hotel offers super pretty rooms, light breakfast and a short walk to the old town. We paid 35 USD per night in a deluxe room, and it was totally worth it. The staff here was friendly,…

Luciano Guest House in Arambol, Goa

Let’s start with defining the scale: This is Arambol Beach in Goa. The typical accommodation varies from a shady backroom or a beach hut made from plywood to actual houses. Many places call themselves hotels, but don’t expect to see hand towels, buffet breakfasts or fancy soaps. Expect to have a bed and a roof….

Business lounge Gallery in Sheremetyevo airport

After we flew from Helsinki-Vantaa to Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow, our priority was to get into another nice lounge to wait for the departure of our next flight. Waiting in the middle of the night, it is essential you get to hang out in a comfy place and continue the consumption of alcoholic beverages. The…

Almost @Home lounge in Helsinki-Vantaa airport

A cozy and quiet lounge at the Finland’s largest airport provides thirsty passengers with food and beverages. The welcome on a Saturday morning was warm and professional, even with me wearing yoga pants. Facilities were clean(ish) , and all in all the place was very tidy. The facilities include a shower room, which the engineer…