It’s all about the journeys

On a Thursday in the spring of 1986, I took an 8560-kilometer journey that would change my life forever. It was a confusion of sights,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Ultimate Guide to Hostels in Rotterdam – 5 hostels tried...

Best hostels in Rotterdam - Guide by Bunch of Backpackers 6
The lack of a subjective overview of hostels in Rotterdam, prompted to me to go on a few 'microadventures' in my own city. For...