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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Travelling through the lens with photographer Matt Powell

What started your interest in travel photography? I began taking photos about four years ago with my IPhone travelling around Vietnam. Looking back, it sounds pretty funny, but thankfully following that trip a good friend of mine encouraged me to invest in a Canon EOS600, which I still use today and I haven’t looked back. […]

48 Hours in Beijing, China.

48 Hrs in Beijing: What to see and do as a backpacker! The capital city of China, Beijing (called Jing in short), is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world. It’s not just because Beijing holds some of the best relics of The Great Wall, but mainly because the city holds an […]

7 advantages of travelling solo in India for Backpackers.

Travelling solo in India for backpackers. If you are on a journey to self-discovery, then the best thing to do would be to travel alone. Travelling around the world is a joy, it is an endeavour where you learn so many things and delve into the depths of your character. How you behave when you […]

Chiang Mai for Backpackers – Exploring Asia’s favourite city!

Chiang Mai for Backpackers Chiang Mai is turning out to be one of the trendiest cities in South East Asia. Located in the beautiful north eastern part of Thailand, Chiang Mai attracts over five million visitors a year with many choosing to stay long-term. But what is it about the city that has people raving […]

A backpackers guide to trekking in Nepal

Nepal is popularly known as an exquisite trekking destination. Trekking in Nepal is not only thrilling, but also economical. As a backpacking destination it delivers a truly unique and rare travel experience, that is surprisingly under priced considering how much personal satisfaction it delivers. Every year, thousands of people from all around the globe set […]

Learning to COPE – Visiting the COPE Centre in Vientiane, Laos

Learning to COPE! The COPE Centre in Vientiane was not on the top of my list of attractions to visit in Laos. In fact, I had never heard of it before arriving in Vientiane. The Laos PDR capital is often just seen as a short visa stop over for many travellers heading towards Thailand, Vietnam […]

Backpacking in India: The Land of Colours

  India, unraveling the mystery… India is more than just a land or a country. It’s a place where the mystery unfolds itself slowly and gradually in its own unique way!  It’s a land which tells you that it will take more than just a few visits to unravel the enigma and charm it’s wrapped […]