Getting Lost and Found in Rural Serbia

The road had long given way to endless potholes filled with the muddy water of melted snow. Our tiny rental precariously scraped over the exposed rocks and gravel as we anxiously followed the map and tried to estimate if we could transverse the remaining kilometers until the next turn. We had been on the road…

Traveler in Training: road trips with Dad

I got my first passport when I was 20 years old, landing in Korea one month shy of turning 21. However, this doesn’t mean that I was not well travelled. in fact, by the time I boarded my flight in the DC Airport to head to Seoul, I had covered a third of the United…

Rural driving to Zlatibor

We woke up just after daybreak. Though we were staying in a proper city, we heard various animals outside, the yowling of cats and the crowing of a rooster most notably. We consolidated our things into an overnight bag, then made our way down to the car. Our breakfast was on the road; I drove…

The Fairy Tale of Fruska Gora

Day Three of our Serbia adventure! Make sure you see the part where we got engaged, then wander over to our favorite restaurant for the trip. We woke up in Novi Sad, got dressed, and started walking toward the car rental office. We left early enough to catch breakfast before the rental office opened. We…

Traveling in and around Pemberton

I woke up early and checked out from the hostel after having a few freezing moments in the communal restroom brushing my hair and teeth. The rain was coming down harder than before, and I got quite soaked loading up the rental and hitting the highway. Nevertheless, after about 45 minutes of heavy rain, the…

Driving and Staying in Margaret River

  I hit the road by lunch time and took the first drive of my trip to Margaret River. The roads were open and the driving was easy. I handled being on the left side quite well. It is only about a three hours journey to reach Margaret River from Perth, so it didn’t take…

Roadtrip to Oman

I was scrolling through Facebook earlier last week, something I regularly do after work while winding down for the night.  I saw a few familiar structures and realized that a dear friend of mine was visiting neighboring Muscat; a mere five hour drive away.  I jokingly left a comment suggesting I hop in my car…