Jay has travelled and lived extensively in Asia and Africa. Part gypsy, part nomad and part mermaid, she aspires each day to satisfy her wanderlust in any way possible.

The COPE Visitor Centre in Vientiane, Laos

By , 22 July 2019

An estimated 270 million sub-munitions from cluster bombs dropped on Laos and still litters the country. COPE has helped UXO survivors with mobility-related disabilities by providing prosthetics at no...

Upcycling Laos: Turning Bombs Into Boats & Spoons

By , 18 July 2019

During the Vietnam War, the United States of America dropped more than 270 cluster bombs on Laos. The inhabitants of Ban Napia have taken to collecting unexploded munitions and upcycling them.

Skiing At Lebanon’s Cedars

By , 3 June 2019

You wouldn’t think it, but should one want to go skiing in the middle east, make a trip to the Cedars Ski Resort located in the Bsharri mountains of north Lebanon.

Visiting Roman Ruins In The Middle East

By , 2 June 2019

All roads lead to Rome, or so the saying goes. Here are two impressive Roman ruin sites to visit next time you are in the Middle East.

Exploring The Qadisha Valley In Lebanon

By , 31 May 2019

At the heart of the Lebanese mountains lays the Qadisha Valley. Not only is it home to one of the largest Christian monastery settlements in the world, but it is also where the Forest of the Cedars of...

Luxor, Egypt: The World’s Largest Open-Air Museum

By , 18 May 2019

Luxor in Egypt is often referred to as the world’s largest open-air museum with its massive collection of ancient temples and monuments.

Get A Taste Of Japan’s Old World Charm In Yanaka, Tokyo

By , 25 April 2019

Modernity is one of the things that adds to Japan’s appeal. However, if you’re yearning for a more historical atmosphere, head over to Yanaka in Tokyo.

Exploring Bhutan’s Famous Tiger’s Nest Monastery

By , 21 April 2019

Tiger’s Nest Monastery is one of the main cultural, religious, and tourist destinations of Bhutan.

The Geishas Of Kyoto, Japan’s Gion Neighbourhood

By , 18 April 2019

Geishas, contrary to how they’ve been perceived in Western society, are skilful entertainers who make appearances at high-end dinners, auspicious events, and private parties.

Hopping Aboard The Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia

By , 24 March 2019

The Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest uninterrupted railway route in the world at a length of 9,289 kilometres.