Yerevan, Fountain, Armenia,

Yerevan – an unkown capital.

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Where the hell is Yerevan? To be honest, many people asked me this question, being totally unaware of this hidden gem. Located at the geographic heart of the Armenian Republic, this city offers a surprising variety and cosmopolitan lifestyle. A typical morning starts with strolling around and getting a good coffee at the Green Bean […]

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka for the first time!

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 Must read guide if you are going to Sri Lanka for the first time! by Bavani Srinu, the founder of Ichiqoo.com Sri Lanka is a great holiday destination. It has pristine beaches, adventure, wildlife, nightlife, culture, heritage, mountains, valleys and so much more. However, until 2009, Sri Lanka was known for the civil war that prevailed over […]

24 hours in Istanbul

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On a cloudy, winterly Wednesday afternoon in December, I had another idead of doing something spontaneous. My travel obsessions had seized me again and I looked for flights heading South. Knowing that my time would be very limited due to a work meeting on Sunday afternoon, the extent of choices was rather small. After evualating […]

Angkor

The capital of the Khmer Empire

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The alarm rings at 4:00am. We are preparing ourselves for an extraordinary day in the capital of the former Khmer Empire – Angkor. The complex, measuring 162 hectares, is the largest religious monument in the world. We arrived in front of the main complex at 5:oo in the morning. Slowly, the sun climbed above the […]

Kyrgyzstan

The “following lake” – Song Kul

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The idea to travel to remote places always haunted me. This year I realised one of my dreams and went to Kyrgyzstan together with two friends. We travelled to Song Kul, literally meaning the following lake. The wide open landscape create a giant stage for constant performances of symphonic cloudscapes. As the sun flashes or […]