While surfing I often received the reply to my couchsurf request ‘Wow, haven’t gotten such a nice request in quite some time!’, yet there was nothing too special I did. In the following post I want to explain you how you can get the same positive response in just 5 simple steps. … More How to get your couchsurfing request accepted
Rules over rules: clothing regulations, restrictions on photography, ban on alcohol and no import of “dirty magazines” … Iran might not be the first choice of many travellers. Others however, including me, seem to be even more attracted to find out more about this closed country. My thoughts in the first 72 hours? … More The first days in Iran. What I saw and felt.
Du hast eine Reise in den Iran gebucht, aber weißt nicht genau, was du für die Beantragung des Visums brauchst? In diesem Artikel erkläre ich dir genau, was du wissen musst! … More Iran: Visa on Arrival für Deutsche Staatsbürger [DE]
Laos. There are simple rules when taking local busses in Laos. The rules state that there are, after all, no rules. Read three amusing anecdotes from my self-experiment … More Going local: The unpredictability of busses in Laos
Luang Namtha, Laos. In this article I will approach the concept of ecotourism and furthermore take part in an ecotrek through the jungle and to three ethnic minority villages. … More Ecotourism in the Nam Ha NPA – experience unspoiled life and nature
Only yesterday, the new president of the United States, Donald Trump, was elected. It was today that Hillary Clinton approached the camera and I find it really important what she had to say:
Vietnam. While searching for lesser known spots around famous tourist destinations, I got to know John-Paul, who embarked on a sailing ship marvelling at limestone formations right next to the overcrowded Halong Bay. Want to know how his story went? Could that maybe even be an option for your next trip? … More [Guest Post] Bai Tu Long Bay as an alternative to Halong Bay
Vietnam. This mesmerising viewpoint is situated in Ha Long City and difficult to find at first. But once you found the spot, you will be mesmerised by the view!
In this article I will explain in detail how you can reach this hidden gem, join me … More How to get the best view over Halong Bay FOR FREE!
Vietnam. You are looking for a place off-the-grid, where you can let yourself unwind from some exhausting days of backpacking through Vietnam?
Join me on my journey through Co To island and learn further how to get there and what to expect from this oasis of untouched nature. … More Co To Island – an unexplored paradise near famous Halong Bay
Vietnam. I decided to relax a bit in Hanoi before discovering a new country and approached the city in a culinary way, trying out lemon tea, egg coffee and pho. Never heard of it? This way, please. … More Hanoi the local way