Portraits of the Pamirs of Tajikistan

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

BoB vs. the Karst Hills in China

Yangshuo… Yangshuo is together with Zhangjiajie and Jiuzhaigou one of the most beautiful places in China. The beautiful karst hills, green fields and charming...

The Ultimate Guide to Backpacking Turkey

Never did I imagine that backpacking in Turkey would be so much fun! From balloon-filled skies in Cappadocia, sailing along the Turquoise coast and...

Ten reasons why you should visit Seoul. It is one of...

Forget Tokyo. Forget Hong Kong. Bunch of Backpackers will give you ten reasons why Seoul is one of the coolest cities ever! And no, I'm...

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...

Sleep less, dream more – A tent at 5.150 meters altitude...

In 2010 I took the 3-day train from Chengdu (China) to Lhasa in Tibet, the roof of the world. From Lhasa I did a...

Sleep less, dream more – Under a canopy in Hasankeyf

Margherita encountered great hospitality during a couch surfing trip in Turkey. Read about the time she slept under a canopy in Hasankeyf and learn...

BoB vs. the Great Wall

I didn’t want to go. “Why go on a tour if we can travel to the Great Wall independently?” I asked. My friend however...

Money Matters: How much does it cost to backpack Georgia?

Backpacking in Georgia - Day tour to David Gareja.
From snow-capped peaks towering high above ancient watch towers to vineyards, canyons and vibrant cities. Georgia, at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, has...