Canada Road Trip Budget

** Money is in this post is Canadian dollars and for 2 people with camping gear not included as we already had that** 8 day road trip budget for western Canada Car rental for 8 days: 380$ – 48$/day – 24$/day/person Gas: 158$ – 20$/day – 10$/day/person Camping sites: 168$ – 24$/night – 12$/person/night Food: 165$ – 21$/day – 10$/person/day Eating out: 213$ – 27$/day – 13$/person/day Beer(including tasters at 6 Breweries): 196$ – 24$/day –  12$/person/day Hostel 1 night in Vancouver: 69$ – 35$/person Other: 96$ 1.445 $ for 2 people in 8 days = Average 90$/person/day (1.137US$ for 2 people in 8…

Is it safe to travel to Iran?

Is Iran safe? Is it safe to travel there alone as a girl? What is it like having to wear hijab and covering your whole body?  These are questions I’ve been getting multiple times a day during my month here in Iran. The question about what it’s like having to wear hijab and following Iran’s dress code comes as often from local people as from people outside of Iran. I know this is a very touchy and important subject for many people, and I will make a separate post discussing the clothing rules in Iran and my experience from wearing it along…

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.…

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You wouldn’t think this was in Iran

In north of Iran in Mazandarin Province I found paradise. I went by car with a couple of Iranian friends who wanted to show me some of their favourite places. Getting to these locations does require a car, and a four wheel drive is not only recommended but in the mountains of Mazichal I think it’s almost required. You CAN do it with a small car but there will be bumps so get an off road car if possible. Or you could hike up there. We started from Tehran around 9-10 in the morning taking the gorgeous Chalus Road. We did…

Timor-Leste Day 1

During my month in Canggu, Bali, I had mentioned that I was going to Timor-Leste a few times to my friends at the coworking space Dojo Bali. I sold the destination so well that 2 days before leaving, one of my friends decided to book the flights and come with me! My guest house didn’t accept payment with credit cards and I didn’t have enough cash on me. It was around 05.40 in the morning when I went to check out. After the guy at reception wrote the receipt, he noticed me holding my credit card and he said they…