A slightly different overland border crossing out of Singapore

Monday, April 4th, 2011
Tanjong Pagar railway station at night

The closing of an old unique railway station in Singapore The last few weeks of Malaysia’s defiant train station in Singapore are coming to an end. (*Edit: on Thursday, June 30 2011 at 10.31pm Tanjong Pagar Railway Station in Singapore officially closed. Find out more about this once great infinite visa run, and how to cross the border… Continue reading more »

How to travel to Nepal overland – a step by step guide

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

My step by step guide on how to travel overland into Nepal, from either India or Tibet, is now live and available on my resources page. Or, if you like to visit the guide directly you can by clicking the following link: How to travel overland to Nepal

My final overland destination: Shanghai, China

Thursday, March 27th, 2008
The Bund, Shanghai, China - Final Destination (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: This is it, my final entry in the overland journey from Portugal to China in search of a place called home. Fresh with a new laptop, I had just one last task to accomplish. Shanghai is the final destination in a overland journey Nerdish qualities aside I did of course spend my… Continue reading more »

Traveling Overland through Tibet – Part one of two

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Travel Journal Overview: And so I left Nepal for Tibet. The penultimate country that wasn’t a country anymore, according to some, on my overland journey. I was carrying a mixed bag of feelings around.  The following is part one of two entries involving a daily account. For those looking exact details and practical information on… Continue reading more »

From Sunali to Pokhara … boy was I lost … not

Thursday, December 20th, 2007
Man waiting (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: A guide book in hand, I felt like a new tourist for some reason. I’d been through worse, yet a I felt lost leaving the boarder. Nepal was not doing it for me and I’d not even left the border. Things felt like they were going bad … but I was wrong.… Continue reading more »

Back on the trains, Varanasi to Gorakphur

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007
Korean Buddest in Saranath, India (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: I was used to India now. It didn’t bother me. In fact it never had, it was always about the tourists stories. But now I was leaving on the way to another country I had only heard about through other tourists. First though, another Indian Train trip. It just before midnight …

From Lahore Pakistan, to Amritsar India – I am not alone

Friday, December 14th, 2007
Women selling the Koran (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: I’d traveled solo for quite sometime. Now in Lahore I’d be joined by a young German traveler on one of “those” Indian journey’s. This in itself did little to inspire me to travel India. I had not a single inclination that I would enjoy myself in the land of many a backpacker.… Continue reading more »