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From Tbilisi to Yerevan, Armenia

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Travelling to Yerevan, Armenia from Tbilisi, Georgia is easy and cheap by a minivan service. Here is how to do it. Update 2016-12-17: Added Yerevan airport bus information.

Tbilisi, Georgia

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Tbilisi, Georgia is great for vegans, wine lovers and walkers. The city is decadently romantic, like a mini-Paris.

Travelling overland from Russia to Georgia

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Travelling by land from Russia to Georgia via Georgian Military Road AKA Invasion Highway. Spectacular scenery and exotic border crossings. Travel story, photos and video.

Being Vegan in Russia

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How to survive and eat well as a vegan in Russia? A guide for vegan foods and their names in Russian.

Our 12th Wedding Anniversary

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We celebrated our 12th wedding anniversary in Moscow, Russia on a crisp and sunny October day with president Vladimir Putin.

Visiting Finland

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Visiting family and friends, doing PR for our newest book and recording a radio programme.

Living by The Floating Mosque in Penang, Malaysia

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Beautiful sunrises and sunsets by the floating mosque in Penang, Malaysia, where we lived for half a year.

Indonesia Visa-Free Entry Cost US $35

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In March 2014, Indonesia announced visa-free entry beginning from April 1st. That visa-free entry cost us US $35/person.

Installing Windows 7 on Dell Vostro 14 5000 Series Laptop

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Installing Windows 7 on Dell Vostro 14 5000 series laptop (14 5459 V5459-50814G-DOS). Detailed instructions including driver download links.

SanteriX 64bit v 1.0 Operating System

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Distributed operating system Santerix 64bit v 1.0 Operating System. Free download, live test system and public domain source code.

Review: Dell Vostro 14 5000 Series Laptop

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Review of Dell Vostro 14 5000 series laptop. Issues: warranty dropped from 2 years to 1 year; keyboard, wrong GPU, missing fingerprint reader.

Securing Windows 7 Against Microsoft and Other Threats

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Windows 7 is the best Windows on the road for Digital Nomads. Learn how to protect it against Microsoft and other security threats.

The Best Laptop for Travelling and Working on the Road

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After 11 years of travelling with computers as digital nomads, here are our practical tips for choosing the best laptop for the road.

Free Documentary Film: Crossing the Darién Gap (2013, 2016)

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A free documentary film about crossing the Darién Gap (Darien Gap) and hiking in the jungle from Colombia to Panama.

Extreme Mobilities: Challenging the Concept of ‘Travel’

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Limited, free download of Päivi Kannisto's scientific article Extreme Mobilities: Challenging the Concept of ‘Travel’ that was published in Annals of Tourism Research volume 57, pages 220–233.

New Book: Global Nomads and Extreme Mobilities

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Päivi Kannisto: Global Nomads and Extreme Mobilities (Ashgate/Routledge, 2016).

Sri Lanka — A Visit to the Tourism’s Past

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Travelling to Sri Lanka is like going back in time. There are not too many tourists around and the atmosphere is laid-back. It is like Thailand some 20+ years ago.