Review: Overlanding with Nomad Tours Africa – Best of Namibia

About my Nomad Tours Africa - Best of Namibia adventure!  During my backpacking trip in Southern Africa, I heard from fellow backpackers that independent travel in...

Three Mexican Misadventures

Mexican misadventures
As a travel blogger and an experienced traveler, I offer 'expert travel advice'. This is clearly stated on my website. However, those who followed...

9 reasons why scuba diving is fun and how it enriched...

Why scuba diving is fun Bunch of Backpackers2
You should never have too many regrets in life, but I truly wish I had discovered scuba diving sooner. I traveled past so many dive...

13 best hostels for solo travelers in Asia – social, cheap and...

Solo travel is fun, but can be lonely at times. Hostels are the perfect place to make new friends. For me, the difference between...

How my new year started with a tear gas attack in...

All of a sudden there was chaos. I found myself running over Khartoum's famous Africa road with a hint of panic. 'Where were the...

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...

On new travel plans and more…

My last 'personal' blog titled 'On work and wanderlust has a publishing date of almost two years ago. Therefore, time for a small update on...

Guide to Backpacking in Zimbabwe: Route, costs and general tips!

Spot the big five in South Africa!
When preparing for BoB's Epic Adventure, Zimbabwe was probably one of the countries that intrigued me most. Its neighbours, Zambia and Botswana, always sounded 'friendly,...

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...