Secrets to a Successful Backpacking Trip

From seasoned travelers to first timers, the question of what to bring on a backpacking trip is always relevant. In the case that you just recently pick up backpacking, this issue has become extremely important. You must plan how to carry all the necessary stuff yet still remain generally mobile. Well if you feel overwhelmed […]

Penang – A Peek into the lost Peranakan Culture

Once upon a time a Malay married a Chinese and thus began the Peranakan lineage. Most people in the world have never heard of the term Peranakan but those who have, they instantly conjure up images of grandeur, elegance and a unique amalgamation of two cultures. Although there are other variants, the term normally refers […]

10 things I wish I knew before traveling India as a solo female

India. A destination so diverse and astounding it’s difficult to believe my entire 6 month journey was spent in a single country, which was by far best described by a fellow traveler as a place where ‘you can touch every emotion in a single day’. From swapping between serene seasons of beach life in Southern […]

9 Best Places to Travel Around the World

“Exploration is the essence of the human spirit.” There are lots of places to explore in the world. Your travel doesn’t have to be limited to where you live or what you read in a book; there are lots of exciting places to experience in the real world. Travelling is worth every penny you will […]

10 Things to Know Before Backpacking in China

Backpacking through China is a wonderful thing that will provide you with incredible memories and life experiences. China is a country that is steeped in culture and tradition, which makes for a trip of a lifetime. There’s always things to learn though before you travel to any destination. Especially, if you do not speak Mandarin […]

How to Avoid Common Hiking Injuries – Tips for Hikers

Hiking is great fun and a nice way of keeping fit for both you and your family. Though terrains are different, some common hiking injuries occur which may interrupt or ruin your hike. However, this is no reason not to enjoy the outdoors when out hiking. Follow a hiking camping guide and you will be […]

Travel Tips for Your First “Intense” Vacation – Part 1

So, you’re a world traveler. You’ve spent your time in the cultural capitals of Europe and experienced the diversity of the U.S. You’ve been to the touristy islands in the Caribbean or Mediterranean and gone for business to one of the mega-cities of Asia. Maybe you’ve slummed it backpacking in Latin America or Southeast Asia […]

Victoria’s Creative Kitchen – Cooking Delicious Vegetarian Food

My husband and I couldn’t afford to buy a home in the UK, so we bought a minibus instead and spent a few months converting it into our dream home on wheels. We are now travelling through Europe and Morocco cooking delicious vegetarian food from the road. I’ve always had a passion for travel but […]

Magnificent Malta – Why Malta should be your next destination

I was having a weekend in a icy Warsaw, when my dorm mate started talking about travelling from Malta. I didn’t know much about Malta, so I asked around, other than the myth of it being a British expat paradise, not many people had been. However it met all of my criteria, cheap flights(Ryanair), hostel […]

Extreme travelling – Seeing the world without money

About us and magickervan.com: We are Magy and Mr. Shushtari from Bulgaria. We have travelled the world and have lived in different places for 10 years now. Some of the countries we visited before our current journey are Laos, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Morocco, most of Europe and we have lived in Spain, Czech Republic and […]