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All That You Miss When You Fly

October 20, 2015 |

Thinking about traveling also implies thinking about the means of transport you use while traveling. I personally made the experience that traveling by airplane is not satisfying at all; this is especially relevant because the majority of travelers … Read More

Finding George Orwell in Burma – an Alternative Travel Guide for Myanmar

May 15, 2015 | 2

Burma and George Orwell share an intriguing past. Setting out to find any traces left of Orwell in today`s Myanmar, Emma Larkin travels in the footsteps of the famous British writer through a country that has just begun … Read More

Why Myanmar is the Next Backpacking Paradise

April 18, 2015 |

Backpacking in Myanmar used to be totally impossible. In the aftermath of the Cyclone Nargis in 2008 and the general elections held by the regime in 2010 Myanmar gradually started to open up again, at least for … Read More

Travel Costs in Myanmar 2015

March 28, 2015 |

MYANMAR IS EXPENSIVE! That`s, still, the opinion of many and of Lonely Planet, too:

“At a pinch, shoestring travellers can get by on a budget of approximately US$60 a day for a cheap guesthouse (no aircon and dubious … Read More

Does Traveling Go Well Together with Workaway? Hell yes!

February 1, 2015 |

The modern term “travel” comes most probably from the Middle English term “travailen” or “travelen” which means to torment, labor, strive, journey and even earlier from the Old French “travailler” which means to work strenuously or toil.” (Merriam Webster, 2015)

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Travel Dreamers know it: Taka-Tuka is in the Philippines!

December 11, 2014 | 2

Imagine the most wonderful beach, accessible only by boat, protected by rocky hills on each side, hammocks between different kind of palm trees, warm bright sand, turquoise sea water and the most inspiring, lovely and special accommodation … Read More

China: Very Interesting, but Not Exactly Beautiful & Touristically Overexploited

November 4, 2014 | 2

Even though the Chinese tourism board calls its country beautiful (“Beautiful China”) and some lucky travelers (like Laura Pattara) found rewarding but expensive ways to experience China, I doubt that travelers who are leaving the country honestly tell … Read More

Qingdao`s Café Street: A Photographic Stroll along the Daxuelu (大学路)

October 18, 2014 |

To be able to think clearly about traveling, the world or the future, lots of people need coffee. And if the ambience around the coffee in your hands is especially stimulating, thoughts turn into ideas and great ideas … Read More

This World`s Street Hawkers: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

September 28, 2014 | 2

This World`s Street Hawkers: Episode One. Street Hawkers are THE symbols or even ikons of informal economies which can be found in lots of countries all around the world. They are an important if not the most important … Read More

The Long Way from Ölgii to Mörön, Mongolia, Without Own Vehicle

September 25, 2014 | 4

To travel without own vehicle in Mongolia is maybe the hardest way to travel in Mongolia. Since we couldn`t buy motorbikes in Ölgii (Өлгий), we tried to set out for Mörön (Мөрөн) without own vehicle. The direct way … Read More