The Metro Card & New Money – Doha, Qatar

It has been a hot minute since I posted an update here. My excuse this time? Well, life has actually just been boring. I mean, in blogging & entertainment terms it has been boring. I’ve been going to work & spending time with friends – not really things to write about. I miss traveling so... 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 →

Solo Travel Stigma

Depending on who you ask & where they come from, you will get a difference of opinion on whether or not there is a stigma attached to traveling on your own. While we live in a time when we are largely free to live our lives as we please, we are not free from thoughts... Continue Reading →

Toilet Humour

Restroom, washroom, water closet or lavatory. What you call this room will depend on where you come from, but in most parts of the world you will be able to navigate to this room by looking for a sign that simply says 'Toilets'. Sometimes this can be quite funny or informative in itself. Instead of... Continue Reading →

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