BoB's Epic Adventure

All articles about BoB’s Epic Adventure: 7 months of solo backpacking Southern Africa and the Silk Road including my packing list and lots inspiration and tips! During these 7 months I travel to the following countries: South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Turkey, Iran, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and China.

Phase I: Preparing and planning my Silk Roads and Southern Africa...

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In this new series I will keep you guys updated on how I prepare for my 6-months (quarter ;)) round-the-world solo backpacking trip also...

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

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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

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Venturing into the Pamirs of Tajikistan, also called the 'Roof of the World', means venturing into a landscape of ancient fortresses, natural springs, glaciers...

Money Matters: Costs of backpacking in Iran

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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...

Phase V: Saying Goodbye 20’s and Hello BoB’s Epic Adventure

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Today is my 30th birthday! Can't believe it's here already! Would you believe me if I said I still feel like 21? The only difference...

Phase IV: Only 2 months until BoB’s Epic Adventure!

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January 20th I wrote an article on Work and Wanderlust. At that time, BoB's Epic Adventure seemed ages away. And now, it's only 2...