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Tips and tricks for on the road

With over ten years of backpacking experience under my belt I hope I am able to give you some tips for your travel. Here you can find my packing list, tips for camping and backpacking, safety tips and tips on solo travel.

How to haggle during your travels?

Market Peru
One of the things that will help you to save money during your travels is haggling or bargaining. But how to haggle? What is...

Money and backpacking: How to keep your money safe while traveling?

Mexican misadventures
After working 3 part-time jobs you finally managed to save up enough money for your backpacking dream trip. But I'm sure no one told you...

Ten Reasons Why You Should Go Overlanding

Overlanding for the uninitiated, is travelling in a purpose built vehicle with an adventure overland company. Or put more simply, it is jumping on...

How to go local while traveling?

Dinner at someone’s home in Kenya, an all-night karaoke session with Japanese students in Tokyo and playing checkers with taxi drivers in China: for...

Best Places to Travel When Solo and On a Budget! Updated...

Let's talk about the best places to travel when solo and on a budget! Two of the most common travel myths include: You need lots of...

Ultimate camping tips for beginners and first-timers!

On top of a rock in Indonesia, where the wind was so strong the tent-cloth touched my face, I camped. In between a colorful sea of tents...

Ten ways to hold on to that holiday feeling (when you’re...

I just got back from consecutive trips to Sri Lanka, Prague and the Costa Brava and I'm feeling miserable. I'm suffering from excessive fatigue,...

How to Win The Great Visa Game of Southern Africa &...

For BoB's Epic Adventure (and for most other long-term trips), there is not that much preparation needed. The three most important things are: book your first...

The pros and cons of a homestay program abroad

 In my early twenties I traveled to Shjiazhuang, a large industrial city south of Beijing to participate in a one-month homestay program of an...