Sleep less, dream more – (Almost) breaking the rules: sleeping on...

Claudia Tavani was Panama-bound and decided to take a sailing boat. This way she wouldn't miss the beautiful San Blas islands. However, she never...

Introducing Favoroute, travel guides created by bloggers

Today July 17th 2014 Favoroute.com was launched. This is an online market for independent and interactive guidebooks. These guidebooks are written by travel journalists...

Sleep Less, Dream More – In 4 Wheels

Sleeping in your car. It doesn’t sound glamorous, does it? Now, to that same car, add a perfectly made-bed, the cutest little kitchen, breathtaking...

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...

Sleep Less, Dream More – Met By Moonlight on the Crete...

Hiking anywhere presents its own set of rewards and challenges compared to normal backpacking, and difficulties picking a place to call home for the...

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...

Sleep less, dream more – The Night Train through Thailand

Our journey exploring Southeast Asia began in Thailand. We started in Bangkok, took a side trip to Koh Chang and then returned to Bangkok....

BoB vs. the Gobi desert in Mongolia

We arrived at the Mongolian host family’s house: a ger (traditional Mongolian tent), which stood proudly on a small hill surrounded by endless plains...

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...