Category 'Travel'

The Travel Category describes, from a personal point-of-view, the places I've visited and is a taste of what life on the road has to offer.

Cape Town

My travel guide to Cape Town. Expect plenty of stunning panoramas of a beautiful city.

12 Nov - 12 Dec 2015

Cape of Good Hope and Franschhoek

Comments on and photos of two day-trips out of Cape Town: the famous Cape of Good Hope and the wine district of Franschhoek.

21-24 November 2015

Skeleton Coast

A four-day road trip up the Namibia desert and down the Skeleton Coast. Cave BDSM painting, safari, elephants aplenty and shipwrecks only a click away.

7-10 November 2015


Swakopmund, adventure capital of Namibia. Featuring me sandboarding, quadbiking, hugging a boa constrictor and marveling at Sandwich Harbour, where the dunes meet the sea.

2-6 November 2015

Octoberfest and Windhoek

Thoughts on the Namibian capital, Windhoek, and the best, and most surprising, Octoberfest.

30-31 October 2015


The giant red sand dunes of Sossuvlei is one of Namibia's top destinations. And they are not just pretty to look at, but fun to climb too!

24 Oct 2015

Allure of the Seas

Updates from the Allure of the Seas, the largest cruise ship in the world. Topics touched on include continuous waves, rock climbing walls, a buried city and the law of relativity.

28 Jun - 5 Jul 2015

Madrid Guide

My quick-and-dirty travel guide to Madrid, including the Royal Palace, Toledo, Churros and Chocolate breakfasts, oldest restaurant in the world, the Prado and Christian torture porn.

1 Mar - 27 Apr 2015

Salvation Mountain and Slab City

Join me in the Californian desert to explore the surreal Salvation Mountain and the deeply disturbing Slab City.

15 Dec 2014

Rio de Janeiro, part 2

The second half of my travel guide to Rio de Janeiro, featuring downtown sightseeing and cycle routes.

27 Oct - 9 Dec 2014

Rio de Janeiro, part 1

The first half of my travel guide to Rio de Janeiro, featuring the five must-see things to see and do, safety advice and some general advice.

27 Oct - 9 Dec 2014

São Paulo & Belo Horizonte

Guides to Brazil's Sao Paulo and Belo Horizonte. Six new friends over five weeks, and a ton of pictures await!

21 Sep - 27 Oct 2014

Greenwich Festival

London’s best festival is the Greenwich and Dockland International Festival, where performers from all around the world to put on a superb and free outdoor festival packed full of theatre, dance and experiences that defy classification.

20-28 June 2014

Vancouver Travel Guide

Vancouver has a lot to offer, such as snow sports, nude beaches, gaming bars, museums and a couple of suspension bridges. Find out more in this Vancouver Travel Guide.

17 Apr 2014


Whistler is a renowned Canadian ski resort. Does it live up to its reputation as the alpine resort of the north Americas? Find out in this video-and-picture heavy article!

9-13 March 2014

Burning Man 2013

A few memories and lessons from Burning Man, but mostly some wicked-awesome photos!

24 Aug - 2 Sep 2013

Stockholm Pride

Find out why Stockholm Gay Pride is the best pride in the world, the state of GLBT politics and social issues as well as yours truly wrestling in pink slime. My gayest article so far, by far.

29 Jul - 3 Aug 2013

New Zealand (Part 2)

Second part of the New Zealand South Island travel guide, featuring classic Nintendo games, timeless mines, dolphin swims, helicopters, earthquakes and much more.

13-30 March 2013

New Zealand (Part 1)

Join me on a road trip through New Zealand's dramatic south island. This first part includes mysterious boulders, tragic castles, ancient petrified forests, daring swings, fjords and a lost gypsy bus.

13-30 March 2013

Sydney inFAQ

Infrequently Asked Questions about Sydney. Find answers to what might kill you, the sex-appeal of the locals and what mental disorder the Sydney Opera House suffers from.

25 Jan - 13 Mar 2013

Mardi Gras

Your guide to Sydney’s world famous Mardi Gras, including little black dresses, leather straitjackets, bishops, fair days, parades, harbour parties and an explanation of LGBTQI.

10 Feb - 2 Mar 2013

Autumn Farm

I spent Christmas and New Year’s Eve in a gay nudist B&B eco-farm. Read on to find out how I became the king of this place, and many other stories from this my least-traditional holiday season ever.

21.12.12 - 10.1.13

Glowworms & Mt. Doom

On a drive from Auckland to Wellington, I saw the glowworms of Waitomo, walked around Turangi, visited Mount Doom in Tongariro and fought Gollum over fish at Taranaki.

22-24 November 2012


Naked paddle boarding, golden beaches, frozen mountaintop sunsets, Arrakis-styled wormholes and running over lava – it all awaits you in Hawaii!


16-28 October 2012

Buenos Aires in 4 Days

My travel guide to Buenos Aires, designed as a four-day itinerary sprinkled with some social commentary.

21 Aug 2012


Salta is a popular tourist destination in the north of Argentina, but does it live up to its reputation?

25-29 July 2012

Iguazu Falls

The Waterfalls of Iguazu are one of the seven natural wonders of the world, and for good reasons! Click through to see why this should make your list of places to see before you die.

23-24 July 2012


Tango is like a dominatrix - sexy in its strictness, as well as sumptuous, sensuous and seductive! Click through for your tango survival guide and a video of my progress as a tango dancer!

30 Jun 2012

Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia is a day-trip from Buenos Aires that offers a UNESCO World Heritage historic centre, crumbling cobbled streets, vintage cars and a history of war and conflict. What more could you want? How about a renewed Argentinian Visa?

9 Jun 2012


Photos, videos and random observations from my long weekend in Mendoza, the wine country at the foot of the great Andes. Expect dead dogs, overcome police barriers and serene beauty.

24-28 May 2012

Leaving Mexico City

I'm done with Mexico City! This is my wrap up post, featuring comments on traffic, salesmen, running green men, sinking pyramids, wrestling dwarf parrots, dancing mummies and me being thrown out of a convent.

19 Dec 2011

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Every year, millions of visitors visit the Virgin of Guadalupe, a miracle apparition of the Virgin Mary on an apron. But the most fun is to be had just outside!

12 Dec 2011


Teotihuacán is an amazing and mysterious archaeological site featuring two enormous and beautiful pyramids. Who built them? No one knows. Probably not aliens.

21 Nov 2011

Palm Springs

I spent a weekend in Palm Springs, and there explored two amazing hiking spots: alpine Mount San Jacinto and desert Joshua Tree National Park.

21-24 October 2011

Folsom Street Fair

Folsom Street Fair is the largest open-street fetish fair. It is the perfect place to discover this often-misunderstood sub-culture.

Not entirely safe for work.

25 Sep 2011

Principles of Burning Man

The most important part of Burning Man is the community, and to understand it, you must understand the ten principles that shape it.

27 Aug - 6 Sep 2011

The Burning Man Guide

Burning Man is an annual festival in the Black Rock Desert. This post covers the fundamentals of what you might see and do at this unique event.

27 Aug - 6 Sep 2011

Bodie, a Ghost Town

The ghost town of Bodie is an eerie snapshot of a Californian gold rush town. There is no gold to be found here now, but Bodie has yet many treasures.

26 Aug 2011

Mono Lake

Mono Lake is not only a beautiful high-altitude lake; it may also hold the key to life on other planets.

26 Aug 2011

Blooming Glen Farm

America has many small ecological farms that occasionally host open-day events full of local delicious food and country music. This post describes my visit to one such farm: Blooming Glen Farm.

7 Aug 2011

Allemansrätten and Canoeing

Allemansrätten protects everyone’s right to enjoy the Swedish nature. One great way of making use of this law is going canoeing in one of the many lakes.

16 Jul 2011

Swedish Midsummer

Everything you need to know about the Swedish midsummer, from the Big Bang to the inevitable hangover.

24 Jun 2011

Ljungby Storytelling Festival

I love traditional storytelling. If you haven't tried it then this post explains why you owe it to yourself to do so. I also describe the Ljungby Storytelling Festival.

17-21 June 2011

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to London

My unconventional guide to some of the hidden gems in London. Bring your towel and don't panic!

2 Jun 2011

Cruise Destinations

In the second post about my Mediterranean cruise, I describe the places we visited along the way: Venice, Bari, Katakolon, Santorino, Mykonos, Athens, Corfu and Dubrovnik.

23 Apr - 1 May 2011

Mediterranean Cruise

This is the first post about my week-long Mediterranean cruise where I write about the cruise, but not the destinations.

23 Apr - 1 May 2011