This quick guide covers everything you need to know before visiting Nizwa Souq and the adjoining Nizwa Fort—plus my top Oman souvenirs and where to find them in Nizwa! Quick links: 1/ Quick guide… Read More
19 of the best ethical and eco-friendly travel clothes and accessories brands for women on the go—as recommended by me and other bloggers. For the past seven-and-a-bit years, I’ve worked as a writer and… Read More
The very best souvenir and gift shops in Hanoi.
Inside the Hanoi studio and shop of one of my favourite sustainable fashion brands.
Everything you need to know about visiting Vietnam’s biggest and brightest ethnic market.
An authentic homestay experience in Ta Van village, less than 45 minutes’ drive from Sapa town.
Forget the mass-produced knickknacks! This guide to independent Tbilisi gift shops shows you where to find the best handmade, authentic and traditional Tbilisi souvenirs. Like most capital cities these days, Tbilisi is overflowing with… Read More
Trekking, homestays and an authentic cultural experience in Hoa Binh Province, Northern Vietnam.
If you’re an admirer of traditional textiles, crafts and handmade objects, you’ll find travelling in the Trans-Caucasus countries (Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan) a real treat. Carpets, tapestries, silks, embroidery and blockprinted cloth are all part… Read More
For a town of its size, Sheki Azerbaijan has a lot to offer visitors. Once a stop on the fabled Silk Road, Sheki has a wonderful character plus many historical and Soviet-era points of interest.… Read More
Interested in the history and culture of Azerbaijan carpet weaving? Here’s everything you need to know about visiting Quba and the Qadim Quba carpet-making workshop as a day trip from Baku. A version of… Read More
Kampot and Kep are perfect bedfellows: when paired together, they make the perfect weekend trip from Phnom Penh. Each has its own offerings: Kep boasts a lovely beach and seafood restaurants, while Kampot lays claim… Read More