I'm no diver and I'm not much of a swimmer - but even if you're like me, the Blue Hole in Dahab is amazing to snorkel around. Here's my advice.
Meet Daouda Diabate - a Baye Fall singer/songwriter from Senegal, who lives in an old military bunker on Goree Island offshore of Dakar.
If you're looking for a ragged, end-of-the-earth place - go to Berbera. This old Red Sea port has dusty streets, crumbling architecture & wrecked ships.
Jaw-dropping views on the North Korea border - visiting Changbai Mountain & stunning Heaven Lake.
Traveling by boat from Likoma Island on Lake Malawi to the Cobue border crossing and east across Mozambique by truck, van and train to Nampula.
Van-camping in China on Peach Island in the middle of the Yalu River opposite the misted mountains and border towers of North Korea.
Our first 48 hours of van-life in China. The hazardous highways of Hebei lead to blissful van-camping at Golden Beach.