How to get what you want.
I travel out to Oman’s new city in the desert.
Duqm — say it, repeat it, and listen to how it sounds as you may be hearing a lot about this place in the near future.
Country number 85.
Long layover. Must sleep. Somehow.
New cities in the desert.
I’ve never been asked this before.
Rhodes –> Athens –> Bulgaria –> Oman –> Bulgaria
What we really want.
Something’s different here.
Passport, visa, vaccine card …
I won’t take it.
Writing in the new age of travel.
In search of Bangkok’s most elusive cafe.
Fleeing Turkey’s Covid lockdowns and a hotel fire, Nomadic Backpacker is free again. But is he at the end of the road?
The “fascist” may be gone but now we’re primed to get a taste of what authoritarianism really is.
Tips from someone who’s been doing it from the start.
One candidate says no more lockdowns, the other wants to put us in plexiglass boxes.