Review: Auckland War Memorial Museum

On my second day in New Zealand, I headed east and successfully navigated to Auckland War Memorial Museum, in the middle of Auckland Domain (a park with sweeping green lawns). It's highly impressive from the outside, reminding me of Washington DC's Capitol building, although I was somewhat regretful at having to step out of the [...]

Busabout tour in Morocco

In October 2015 I flew south for 1 week in hunt of some sun, history and new experiences. I joined a Busabout tour in Morocco and spent a jam-packed week touring from Marrakech over to the Sahara and back again. Arrival in Marrakech After some initial hiccups and language barriers in finding the ride that had been arranged [...]

Mini adventure: dragons and beaches

I'm a big fan of the concept of mini adventures, or micro adventures as Sebastian Solberg likes to call them. The idea is simple: It’s easy to get bogged down by all the day-to-day pressures and get stuck in a continuous cycle of work and life commitments. However, having new experiences and pushing ourselves out [...]