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Slow Travelers: Selected Slow Travel Adventures Worth Following!

February 1, 2016 |

Everybody can travel slowly. But slow travelers are a rare species on this fascinating planet these days, increasingly so because of the availability of cheap and fast transportation, the way the common working life is structured today and … Read More

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

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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10 Amazing(ly Stupid) Hostel Review Comments of 2014!

December 31, 2014 | 2

It`s New Year`s Eve! Time for some fun! The travel crowd is growing larger and larger. Flashpackers flood the hostel industry. The standards that hostels provide today are often similar to “real” hotels. Hostels that you can book … Read More

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

Three Must-Watch TED Talks about How and Why you Should Travel

November 12, 2014 |

Robin Esrock, Francis Tapon and Rick Steves have a lot in common, particularly their love for traveling and their will to share this love with others. At three different TEDx Talk Events they`ve all presented in what way … 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

How to Get from Charklik (Ruoqiang) to Dunhuang by Public Transport

August 19, 2014 |

There`s only few and flawed information about the trip from Charklik (Ruoqiang) to Dunhuang in China available at the moment. That`s one reason why I`ve done this trip! Here we go …


The Trip from … Read More