All aboard the Transmongolian Express!

In 2010 we jumped the epic 'Trans-Mongolian Express' and traveled 7621 kilometers from the red square in Moscow to the forbidden city in Beijing....

How to cross the Irkeshtam border from China to Kyrgyzstan –...

When I was Kyrgyzstan, I wanted to cross the Irkeshtam border into China. However, the internet provided me very little information on how to...

Money Matters: Costs of first-time backpacking in Thailand

Thailand: a country that doesn't really need an introduction. We all know it has delicious food, welcoming people and gorgeous white beaches. It is...

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...

BoB vs. the Gobi desert in Mongolia

We arrived at the Mongolian host family’s house: a ger (traditional Mongolian tent), which stood proudly on a small hill surrounded by endless plains...

Sleep Less, Dream More – Find yourself in the deserts of...

Laura spent a night with the Bedouin in the endless deserts of magical Jordan. Read her story here. This post is part of the series...

Locals’ favorite places in Bangkok – Where to go?

Locals know best, so a while ago I asked my Bangkok friends -Patch, Miki and Puy- to give their three favorite places in Bangkok....

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...

Ancient rituals at the 10th World Wai Kru Ceremony in Ayutthaya

Whoever thought Muay Thai is a mindless, aggressive and blood hungry sport: think again. During my recent trip to Thailand I discovered that Muay...