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IMPRESSIONS OF ALTAI

IMPRESSIONS OF ALTAI

I feel a kind of melancholy creep into my soul as my mind conjures up the image of those magnificent sunrises and sunsets. Vast wilderness, numerous l ...
There Is No Escaping Death in Tana Toraja

There Is No Escaping Death in Tana Toraja

From the mummies of Egypt, the Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris and the bone-filled catacombs below it, Mao's embalmed body on Tiananmen Square or the ...
A Tale of Two Cities (in the 21st century)

A Tale of Two Cities (in the 21st century)

You know the clichéd saying that “travelling is the only thing money can buy that actually makes you richer”, right? Personally, I don’t feel richer a ...
BLACK SWAN

BLACK SWAN

Last night, I dreamed of a black swan. He was silently drifting along a large wetland, not paying any attention to me. I was watching him in my favour ...
Freediving into a sea abyss over 200 metres deep

Freediving into a sea abyss over 200 metres deep

The remote island of Long Island in the Bahamas hides some extraordinary diving locations along its coast. One of them is Dean's Blue Hole, a natural ...
Bark and weeds

Bark and weeds

Today's menu: appetiser—bark, second course—weeds. Who will be the highest bidder? But who would even eat this? What about … bark with caviar and weed ...
A warm-weather getaway to the island of eternal spring

A warm-weather getaway to the island of eternal spring

Gloomy weather, the fog lurking around the Ljubljana Basin, and low temperatures in winter can prove to be an excellent incentive to go somewhere warm ...
ELVIS LIVES! (But what about Hitler?)

ELVIS LIVES! (But what about Hitler?)

A myriad of people keep seeing Elvis Presley all over the world. Some claim he hasn’t aged a day and that he is still wandering around in the outfit h ...
Bitter-sweet “čimulice” (chee-moo-lee-tse)

Bitter-sweet “čimulice” (chee-moo-lee-tse)

Are you wondering what is hiding behind the meaning of “čimula”, a mysterious word whose pronunciation makes our ears tingle with curiosity? Čima, čim ...
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