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...

Hiking in Mestia, Svaneti – Mazeri, Guli, Koruldi to Ushguli

Georgia (the country) - Albeit short, I loved my hiking trip to Georgia. I spent my time exploring the remote Svaneti region with snowy peaks,...

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...

Cycling Bang Krachao – A fun DIY Bangkok day trip!

Surrounded by Bangkok's busy urban life lies a gorgeous green oasis: Bang Krachao (Bangkachao) island. This island, located in the mighty Chao Praya river...

Freaky, geeky Japan: 11 quirky things to do for travelers

Dressed in a French maid uniform, a young, pretty Japanese girl with long brown-dyed hair kneels next to our table: "What can I get you,...

Off the beaten track in Myanmar

A wonderful country of monks, golden stupa's and most of all: friendly warm people from all different ethnicities. It's said that it's best to...

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...

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....

Sleep Less, Dream More – On a (almost) deserted Filipino island

Palawan must be one of the most gorgeous islands in The Philippines. We decided to go off the beaten track here and island hop...