The HoliDaze

Travel Different. Travel Offbeat.

You Might Be In Korea If…

Our village is suffering from tourists

South Korea is a nation unlike any other. The self-proclaimed “drug-free country” seems to forget the fact that alcohol is a drug. They also overlook drunk people passed out on the sidewalk. Apparently the inconvenience of stepping around them is worth the convenience of alcohol being sold 24/7/365. Strange? Not in Korea. During my time … Read More

Which Countries Reopen Borders When: A COVID-19 Travel Guide

Travel safety in this crazy coronavirus world

So you want to travel but you don’t know which countries reopen borders to tourists? Here is a comprehensive list of who can visit where, when, and what entry requirements / restrictions foreign travelers should expect. All dates and details are pulled from local governments / reputable news sources. This COVID-19 travel guide will be … Read More

The World’s Shortest Commercial Flight (47 Seconds) In Photos

Flying high over the Orkney Islands in Scotland

Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, a tale of a quick plane trip. It started on a Scottish island….and ended less than a minute later on a different island. This my friends is the twice-daily flight from Westray to Papa Westray, the world’s shortest flight. This 1.7-mile (2.7km) flight in Scotland’s Orkney … Read More

10 Offbeat Madrid Activities For Alternative Travelers

Rooftops of Madrid, Spain

Offbeat activities, alternative museums, cultural centers, nightlife, street art, plus local tips on the best viewpoints for stunning photos and most delicious food. Madrid has it all. The tricky part is knowing where in this sprawling city to look, especially if you have limited time. The best way to discover the top offbeat Madrid activities … Read More

Exploring India Off The Beaten Path – Volume #2

Tso Moriri in Ladakh, India

Exploring India is fun but exploring India off the beaten path is better! Scattered across India’s 28 states and additional union territories (such as Delhi, Ladakh and the Andaman Islands) are enough overlooked, offbeat destinations to keep visitors occupied for years. Since publishing my original list of India’s top unexplored destinations, I have discovered several … Read More