How to pack light – Downsizing: Toiletries

Everything I own fits in a small 34 liter day backpack, yet I consider myself having a lot of stuff. So many people ask me how I do it, and there are many ways to downsize. These are some of the changes I’ve done with my toiletries. While some things might not look like it’s a big difference – a lot of small downsizes makes together a big downsizing of your backpack. Toiletries When it comes to liquids, I’ve almost deserted that entirely. When you see this picture below you might think “but those are regular sized bottles, you…

Vegan in Iran

Food culture in Iran [“Typical Iranian main dishes are combinations of rice with meat (such as lamb, chicken, or fish), vegetables (such as onions and various herbs), and nuts. Fresh green herbs are frequently used, along with fruits such as plums, pomegranate, quince, prunes, apricots, and raisins. Characteristic Iranian flavorings such as saffron, dried lime, cinnamon, and parsley are mixed and used in some special dishes.”] – source Wikipedia. Don’t y’all pretend like you don’t use it as a source too sometimes Your go to Persian food: Ash Reshteh – Soup with beans, herbs and noodles – don’t forget to ask to get without any sour cream Tahdig – Rice with crips bottom, sometimes with potato slices set at the bottom too Sabzi Polo…

Our 3 day tour in Timor-Leste from Dili to Jaco Island

The country Timor-Leste is not only new in being it’s own independent country but they’re also new to tourism. There are good and bad things about that. I went on a 3 day private tour with 2 other solo traveling girls. This was our trip. Day 1 – Leaving Dili We left the capital in the morning and drove east. The day before the trip we had talked to the woman owning the tour company and told her we wanted to see nature and to visit Jaco Island, Matebian Mountain and Wataboo beach. However once we were on the…

Hidden Secret Canyon on Bali

I’m not sure the name “hidden secret” canyon applies too well these days, as there are signs pointing to where you can do it and it’s the first place popping up when you search for “hidden secret” in Bali on google. However this “hidden” and “secret” canyon is an amazing place and you will understand why it hasn’t been kept a secret. Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon or Secret Sacred Canyon of Sukawati Those we love have many names There will be a guide appointed to you. This is for your safety and it doesn’t cost anything. It is however expected to tip afterwards,…