Yerevan, Armenia - Quite Enjoyable, Actually! February 19th 2011 I was one of only fifteen passengers aboard the Armenian Airlines flight from Dubai to Yerevan. With over a hundred and twenty empty places, we all had our pick of seats. I settled down thinking about my second solo adventure, this time in the Caucasus! I’d be spending two nights in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, before driving north to Tbilisi, Georgia, all alone except for my camera and guide ... read more
Asia » Armenia » West » Yerevan Armenia prides itself on being the first nation to formally adopt Christianity (early 4th century). Despite periods of autonomy, over the centuries Armenia came under the sway of various empires including the Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Persian, and Otto... ... read more
My aim was to visit at least 100 countries, and with Brazil, I finally did it. I'm now loitering at 104. Or is it 105, I lose count...
Unlike a lot of fellow travellers, I tend to only dip my feet into a country, quite often only staying a day or two before heading off somewhere else.
Country numbers 54 and 55 were my first trips alone - something I never thought I'd do.
In 2013 I published an e-book entitled The Red Quest, detailing my mission to visit each and every country of the former Soviet Union. Along the way I sa... full info