Oleksandr's travelling started with hiking in Alaska's tundra and exploration of volcanoes of Hawaii. Then, having worked as an interpreter, he quit and went hitchhiking in Asia. Now he spends most of his time working in Thailand. He loves hiking, places untouched by mass tourism and is an expert on Thailand and Indonesia.
One of the most intense and diverse trips in Indonesia, it starts in the nation's cultural capital - Yogyakarta. We will explore famous complexes of Borobudur and Prambanan, walk to craters of Bromo and Ijen volcanoes, raft on a picturesque Bali river, and, finally, enjoy stunning underwater world of Togean islands.
We will spend ten days in the heart of Malay archipelago, discovering local culture and exotic nature of the most developed islands of Indonesia. We begin in Yogyakarta and the famous complexes of Borobodur and Prambanan, conquer Bromo and Ijen volcanoes, and move to Bali to enjoy rafting, waterfalls and secret beaches.
A unique trip which combines glamour and beaches of Bali with one of the most authentic tribal events in the world in the jungles of Papua. Add heavenly Togean islands and world famous funeral rituals of Tana Toraja - and you will have a trip of a lifetime!
An incredible journey for lovers of mountains and regions far from civilization. We will hike and ride jeeps across Tajikistan, visit the border with Afghanistan, and resume our trip in Kyrgyzstan. We will trek in the picturesque Fann mountains with a caravan of donkeys, climb stunning passes, travel one of the highest roads in the world, see remote villages and enjoy the sweetest melons and watermelons.
Megacities and charming provinces - such contrasts will amaze us during this fascinating journey. We will study super-modern Seoul, Busan, Osaka and Kyoto, as well as visit village museums, karst caves, stroll through the colorful Seoraksan mountains, and climb to the highest point of South Korea.
A dynamic journey to the most modern countries in the world which have managed to preserve their traditional way of life and very authentic national cuisine. In addition to the most interesting temples and iconic sights, we will also visit all the mega cities, test super high-speed trains and see the best modern architectural masterpieces.