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...

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...

Peace and quiet during a temple stay in Takayama, Japan

Takayama
While traveling in Japan I stumbled upon the 'Zenko-ji temple inn'. This is a traditional Japanese Buddhist temple in Hida-Takayama converted into a peaceful hostel. Coming from the bright...

A visit to Xilinhot, Innermongolia (China)

 About how I ended up in a ger full of schoolteachers in the remote area of Xilinhot in Innermongolia and tips for your own visit...