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.

On work and wanderlust

Isn't it ironic? Since I have my travel blog, my travels have become fewer than ever before. Even though I know these two are not correlated,...

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 Southern Africa: an ultimate overview

With the hostel's dog snoring next to me and a Savannah beer on the table, I finally found time to write this overview article...

Phase III: My debute as ‘Backpack Expert’ and some challenges that...

And suddenly Bob's Epic Adventure is only four months away! Can't believe how fast time flies. Because I've been busy with my regular job(s) I haven't...

Don’t ruin your camera and 9 other tips for your visit...

One of Africa's absolute icons: Victoria Falls or Mosi-oa-Tunyac (The Smoke That Thunders). Victoria Falls is considered one of the Natural Wonders of the...

Backpacking the Silk Road: an ultimate overview

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

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

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...

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...