I have a sister in Sri Lanka. I haven’t known her long, my family and she have never met, but we are sisters nonetheless. We met onboard one of the most beautiful train rides in the world. Here’s our story. Continue reading Sri Lankan Soul Sisters : The Train From Ella to Kandy
After ringing in the New Year a mile high, I began 2017 with an overly excited welcoming committee, a bus, train and moped ride to Sri Lanka’s adored UNESCO city, and found the studly Stilt Fishermen (pretending to be) hard at work. Take a look – all in Black and White! Continue reading Starting The New Year on Stilts : Galle Sri Lanka
Miss Maps, Anika Mikkelson, is officially a published author!
Miss Maps is entering new territory in the travel industry with a BRAND NEW MAGAZINE :
SoloScapes – The Solo Traveler’s Guide to the World is now available on several sites. Get ready to inspire the SOLO ESCAPE ARTIST in you! Continue reading Miss Maps Is Officially A Published Author – SoloScapes Magazine is Ready for Purchase!
I jump in, dive deep. Swim with turtles. Sip on salt water. I turn over, face the sun. It’s the same sun as the one on land. Here it feels different. This is the Magic of the Maldives. Continue reading Magic of the Maldives
Attractive for many reasons, I’d put it on my list of must-sees, only after spotting stripes in the Sundarbans. 12 cups of tea later, this Northwestern city fought hard for spot #1 of must-sees in Bangladesh. Here’s why… Continue reading Sylhet Bangladesh : TukTuks, Tea, Treks, and Treasured Friends
This was my main reason for visiting Western Bangladesh : to attempt to catch a glimpse of a real, wild Bengali Tiger. Just as I thought I was to leave without ‘that prized moment’, I seized an opportunity and… Continue reading Mongla Bangladesh – Part 2 : Stripes in the Sundarbans
After an overly welcoming welcome to Bangladesh, I hopped aboard the infamous Rocket Steamer en route to the Sundarbans.
It was time to prove : there’s nothing fresh air, rolling waves, and a good night’s rest can’t cure. Especially when in good company. Continue reading Life Aboard Bangladesh’s Rocket Steamer Ship
“Bring the World
To the World”
Such has been the motto of Miss Maps since its beginnings.
Here are 200 photos of the world from 72 countries, each taken by Anika (Miss Maps) just for you! Continue reading Our World in 200 Photos
Bangkok is more than a stepping stone from West to East – Here is the best of Bangkok in just 42 photographs. Click on a photo and swipe through to enjoy each shot up close. Continue reading Bangkok’s Best in 42 Photos
When traveling to Liechtenstein, it was far more about the journey than the destination.
Take a look, you’ll see! Continue reading From Italy to Liechtenstein