Tag: world travel

Mali

Mali Photo Essay

It wasn’t until I was in West Africa, 3 years into a global escapade with the family that I learned TIMBUKTU was actually a real place that existed in the far, sandy reaches of Mali (a country I had previously never known existed). Full of adventure and new […]

Maldives

Maldives Photo Essay

The Maldives, a tropical paradise to say the least. Picturesque magazine advertisements come to life. The kind of tropical getaway you dream of with palm trees, white beaches, bright tropical fish and coconuts. This was my first-ever experience of an island paradise, and even after visiting countries like […]

Malaysia

Malaysia Photo Essay

I have not been to any of Southeast Asia yet.  I really look forward to the day I get too.  Ammon, Mom and Dad have all been there and loved it.  This is what Ammon has to say: “Malaysia feels like multiple countries in one. It is conservative […]

Malawi

Malawi Photo Essay

After a couple of months travelling by overland truck in Africa, we were back on local transport in Malawi. Although our travel style was instantly less comfortable, it was an experience to be shoulder to shoulder with local men, women and children again. We visited the capital city, […]

Macedonia Photo Essay

Macedonia represents a lot of strong feelings for me as it was the place where I almost lost my sister and where our family trip ended…or so we thought. Don’t want to give too many spoilers so you’ll just have to wait for Volume 4 of the Sihpromatum […]

Luxemburg

Luxemburg Photo Essay

Luxembourg has been one of the more underrated European countries I’ve visited. The first time I went was on a day trip turned 4-day road trip with the parents where we ended up going through not just Luxembourg as initially planned but France, Austria, Switzerland and Lichtenstein as […]

Vilnius, Lithuania

Lithuania Photo Essay

Mom and I visited Lithuania for the first time last summer on our 10 country 10 capital city road trip through Scandinavia and the Baltic States. We drove south into Lithuania from Latvia and exited into Belarus. The highlights were the quaint, old capital city of Vilnius and […]

Liberia

Liberia Photo Essay

  In 2008 my family backpacked through Liberia, only a few years after the recent and intense civil war they experienced in their country. We stayed with a lovely local family we found via Couch Surfing and they welcomed us into their home for a whopping three weeks […]

Ireland

Ruins Around the World

The remnants of our ancestors are speckled across the planet, waiting to be admired. Some are still eagerly waiting to be discovered and have their hidden messages unravelled. Their crumbling walls leave traces of history and tell stories that reflect our own lives today. Take a journey through […]

Pompeii, Italy

Forbidden Places

Time is a magical and dramatic thing. It is only through the passing of years and through travel that we, creatures of modern times, are allowed to cross over into once forbidden or restricted places of the world. If you can’t find any other reason to leap onto […]

Lesotho

Lesotho Photo Essay

Lesotho is one of two countries landlocked within the country of South Africa, the other being Swaziland. It holds the record for being the country with the highest low point, that being 1,400 m. Of all the 111 countries I’ve visited Lesotho is the only one I haven’t […]

Latvia

Latvia Photo Essay

In 2016 mom and I departed on a fantastic last minute road trip through Scandinavia and The Baltic States. Latvia was a first for both of us and one of the stops of our 10-Country 10-Capital City road trip. We stayed in a very great location in the […]