1096 – Doha, Qatar

It is that time of the year for me. On this day, 3 years ago I arrived in Qatar. 1,096 days living as an expat. It has become a bit of a tradition for me to give a list of things I’ve learned over the last year. I went to the beach for the first... Continue Reading →

Your Story – DanVenture Travels

Hi there reader! I have always wanted to hear my readers travel stories & I've decided to open DanVenture Travels to include stories from you. Something amusing, entertaining or thrilling always happens when you travel. Why not share that with me & be featured on a blog with 11.5K followers? Get in touch through the... Continue Reading →

Thirst Quenchers Around The World

Soda. Soft drink. Pop. Whatever you call it, you know what I am referring to – a carbonated, sugary beverage. I know soft drinks are not healthy at all, but I love them & they might be my biggest guilty pleasure. Different countries have different soft drinks & very often international brands make country specific... Continue Reading →

DanVenture Travels – 2020

Hi reader! I should say welcome back to DanVenture Travels since it has been 2 whole months since you've heard from me. I could use the excuse that I was busy with work & moving apartments, but that would be boring. As I have done in the past, I wanted to write a post about... Continue Reading →

Home Coming

The last time I left South Africa, I had planned to return 19 days later. Then Covid-19 happened. 19 days turned into 233 days. I feel silly because that is only about 7.5 months & I know that people have been away from home for longer, but it was the longest I was away for.... Continue Reading →

A 10,000 Thank You

DanVenture Travels recently passed 10,000 followers & I would like to say thank you. Thank you for taking the time to read this post & any other posts you have read. There’s almost a vulnerability that comes with publishing your work on a public platform & having people recognize that work builds confidence. Thank you... Continue Reading →

731

Today marks exactly 2 years since I arrived in Doha, Qatar. 731 days have passed since I got off that airplane & the heat whacked me in the face. I think back at how nervous I was & I don't believe that was misplaced. I had never been here before, I didn't know anyone, I... Continue Reading →

Money Talks

In the previous post, we discussed the practice of tipping while you travel. Keeping with the money theme, I decided to share pictures of currencies that I have used & find unusual, interesting or fun to look at. Starting with a note which few people have seen & probably the rarest currency I've used. Djiboutian... Continue Reading →

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