My trip to Tibet: 20 photographs from the Roof of the...

It was quite a spontaneous idea to visit Tibet. I was traveling in China and Tibet was so close, I just couldn't resist. So,...

Portraits of the Pamirs

Venturing into the Pamirs, also called the 'Roof of the World', means venturing into a landscape of ancient fortresses, natural springs, glaciers and breathtaking...

Solo female backpacking in Iran: Experiences and tips for future travelers

'What were your experiences as a solo female backpacker in Iran?' This question I got quite a few times after my trip to Iran last...

40 photos that will inspire you to visit Tajikistan!

TAJIKISTAN - "Never heard of it. No idea where it's located. Isn't that a dangerous country?..." Just a couple of responses I got from people...

Snap shots of Sri Lanka

Stumbled upon some photos of my 2015 Sri Lanka trip! Our Sri Lanka trip was a crazy, beautiful roller-coaster ride full of highs and...

Backpacking off the beaten path in Kyrgyzstan: 5 spectacular places

Most people who visit Kyrgyzstan head straight to its most famous sights such as Lake Song-Kul and Lake Issyk-Kul. However, if you go off the...

Money Matters: Costs of backpacking in Iran

Esfahan, Iran Costs Copyright Bunch of Backpackers
Iran is incredibly easy on the wallet since the costs of food, accommodation and transportation are low. The only thing that is (relatively) expensive...

The best hostels in Iran, a personal selection!

Best hostels in Iran
Iran only has a relatively small number of hostels and backpacker guesthouses. However, as tourism increases, more hostels are expected to open. If you...

Backpacking the Silk Road: an ultimate overview

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Only a few people know this, but when I was in Africa I considered to cancel my ticket to Turkey (and thus my entire...