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...

The Antarctica Trip Checklist

Antartica cruises ©Oceanwide Expeditions
You can hike. You can snowshoe. You can go mountaineering, you can kayak, you can even camp out under the stars. There are plenty...

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...

Backpacking South Africa: 10 things you don’t want to miss!

Bo Kaap Capetown Bunch of Backpackers
South Africa offers something for everyone: a beautiful, diverse landscape, many different cultures, wicked wildlife-watching opportunities, friendly people, vibrant cities, the best beaches and...

The best hostels in Iran (updated in 2018)

Best hostels in Iran
Let's talk about hostels in Iran! Iran only has a relatively small number of hostels and backpacker guesthouses. However, as tourism increases, more hostels...

Backpacking the Silk Road: an ultimate overview

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