HoliDaze Archive

strange / unique

First Impressions of Korea: The World’s Cutest And Drunkest Country

Seoul, South Korea skyline just after sunset

Welcome to South Korea, quite possibly the cutest country in Asia, and undeniably the most drunken nation in the world. Koreans drink more than twice as much alcohol as the second hardest drinking country, Russia. My first impressions of Korea were of being surrounded by cute women and cute cartoon characters alongside countless bars and … Read More

Competitours: Unique Travel Adventures For Unique Travelers

Oh the times we had while traveling Europe...

After a decade of gallivanting around the globe, there is one undeniable fact that I have learned: Traveling without any adventure is not traveling — that is called commuting. True joy comes not from being a commuter but by being a traveler. It’s a simple choice of staying with the herd or getting off the … Read More

World’s Only Aerial Video of the 1,000 Year Old Khajuraho Temples

The Khajuraho Western Group of Temples is the most well-preserved of all the Khajuraho temples.

Located in the middle of nowhere in Madhya Pradesh, the 1,000 year old Khajuraho temples are one of the most amazing — and overlooked — destinations in India. I spent a week here producing a film on the annual Khajuraho Dance Festival but since that was a nighttime event, I used the daytime to capture … Read More

Unique & Offbeat Arlington, Texas Activities

Offbeat Arlington street art -- because everything is bigger in Texas

Situated in between Fort Worth and Dallas is, Arlington, home to plenty of sights and things to do. Best known as the home of the Dallas Cowboys football team and a couple of major amusement parks, Arlington is a fun, touristy city. Unfortunately, many visitors overlook the odd attractions and offbeat Arlington activities. The next … Read More

Offbeat Orlando, Florida: Unique Sights and Activities

Relaxing lakeside in Orlando, Florida

Orlando is the Theme Park Capital Of The World, however there is much more to do in the heart of Florida than merely wandering around a sprawling, crowded amusement park on a hot day. There is art, food, nightlife, culture and everything else that comes with the modern metropolis. And then there are all those … Read More

Kumbhalgarh Fort And The Great Wall Of India

Kumbhalgarh Fort in Rajasthan, India

Kumbhalgarh Fort, also known as the Great Wall of India, is a new up-and-coming off the beaten path destination in Rajasthan that is starting to attract international tourists, instead of just Indian travelers. However the growth in the numbers of visitors over recent years definitely makes it a worthy destination to visit before it starts … Read More

Naadam Festival – A Celebration of Manliness & Sports in Mongolia

Eagle trained to hunt in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

I flew halfway around the world and was greeted by this… Right now the 3-day celebration that is the pinnacle of the Mongolian tourist season is in full swing. Naadam is a festival of merriment and machismo. A celebration of what it means to be a man. Athleticism and physical prowess is revered. And men … Read More

Offbeat London Sights & Activities

Shoreditch Street Art, London

People all over the world know two things that London has in abundance: amazing street art and crappy weather. While I cannot help you with the latter, I can show you where to find some magnificent street art — as well as a few other offbeat London sights and activities that should not be missed. … Read More

27 Things You Do Not Know About Bhutan

Punakha Dzong, Bhutan

A question I am commonly asked is “what is your favourite country to visit”? Having been to nearly 50 countries makes this a difficult question to answer but there is one country that will always be in my top three: Bhutan. There are so many things you do not know about Bhutan! A peaceful and … Read More

Destination Bhutan: A Unique Travel Experience

Bhutan Buddhism

Exploring Bhutan is an opportunity to discover a nation who are proud of and have retained their cultural identity. It is a place like no other and visiting it feels like stepping into a magical vortex frozen in time. Bhutan is a peaceful and spiritual oasis lying in the heart of the Eastern Himalayas, dwarfed … Read More