Tips and tricks for on the road

With over fifteen years of backpacking experience under my belt I’m here to give you some tips for your travels. Here you can find my packing lists, tips for camping and backpacking, safety tips and tips on solo travel.

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

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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,...

Is this the best backpacker tent? Review: Nordisk Telemark 1 LW

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Camping Nordisk Telemark 1 ULW in Tajikistan. Best Backpacker Tent
The search for the best backpacker tent The last few years, I traveled with a tent. A tent offers you the certainty of a place...

Safety tips for the adventurous solo backpacker!

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Due to the popularity of the previously written post 'How to Keep Your Money Safe While Traveling?', I decided to share more tips on...

How to choose the ideal backpack (without going crazy)?

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For my upcoming trip BoB's Epic Adventure, I decided it was time for a new backpack. After long and careful consideration, I finally opted for the beautiful...

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

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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

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 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...