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Paris in a day itinerary- cover everything worth seeing in Paris in 24 hours

He who contemplates the depths of Paris is seized with vertigo. Nothing is more fantastic nor more tragic. Nothing is more sublime. A Paris in a day itinerary sure sounds like a mission impossible. However, I’ll do my best to help you see as much as you can from the City of Light with this …

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The 10 most-read travel articles on Passport Symphony

2019 is coming to its end and it’s time to look back and make a summary. It was a very special year for Passport Symphony. I started the blog in September and we just hit the milestone of 10,000 unique users today! And it’s always a nice way to revive the travel memories of this …

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What to expect when traveling to Turkmenistan, one of the last police states in Central Asia

Turkmenistan is a socialist, tightly controlled by the police, country in Central Asia roughly the size of Thailand, inhabited by only 5 million people. Hence, it’s no wonder that traveling to Turkmenistan is an incredibly unique experience. Despite everything, Turkmenistan a country with a rich history and a surprisingly interesting destination. If you’re wondering what …

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Things I wish I knew before visiting Laos

When I was telling my friends about my (then) future trip to Southeast Asia, everyone had questions about Bangkok, Phuket, the Angkor Wat, Vietnam, and the Malaysian islands. However, no one asked a single thing about Laos. And most travelers that backpack around Southeast Asia often skip poor little Laos and head to its famous …

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Comprehensive travel guide: Discover Singapore in 24 hours

Asia is massive and oftentimes, when you travel somewhere on the biggest continent, chances are you will get extremely long layovers. I’ve had some of those, like my 37-hour flight from Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia) to Skopje (Macedonia) that included a 21-hour-long layover in Singapore. The best solution to this is to break up your journey …

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Depression after travel: how does it feel like to live in one place after years of traveling?

People always give you advice on what to do when you travel abroad. How to stay safe and adjust to the different moral and cultural norms. Which things to avoid, which things to try… But no one gives you tips on what you should do when you return home.  How to deal with this emotional …

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7 deadly sins of travel and how to avoid them

Travelling can be a great teacher. It’s filled with both, good and evil. In fact, so much, that I firmly believe it could inspire Dante Alighieri to write another part of his ‘Divine comedy’.Chances are: if you traveled a lot you probably fell victim to at least one of the seven deadly sins of travel. …

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Southeast Asia on a budget: how I traveled around with $15 per day

There’s a reason why Southeast Asia is an absolute favorite among backpackers from around the world. The travel costs are extremely low, the natural beauty of the region is amazing, and the countries in the region have done everything they can to attract more visitors. When I first started planning this trip, most tourist guides …

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13 Mind-blowing Underwater Cities That Deserve to be Called ‘Modern-day Atlantis’

Once upon a time, there was a really advanced city, some would say even too advanced for its time. The legend says that one day, the ocean swallowed the city and it was never seen again. This is a legend most of you heard about: the legend of Atlantis. We still can’t be sure whether …

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14 surprising facts about Cambodia you should learn today

Cambodia always sounded like something out of this world and after I spent some time here, I realized that they have a very different way of doing things compared to the ways I’m used to. Despite all the differences, Cambodia remains one of my favorite destinations because of the things I saw and learned there. …

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