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 […]

Freedom camping in Europe with travel photographer Micah Wright – Part 2

Freedom camping in Europe Day 6: After running through the streets of Bruges until 3 am, and then getting up at 6am to move the car, it was became a short day today as we traveled from Bruges to Amsterdam. We got in early, found a nice spot to set up camp and caught up […]

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 […]

Safety Tips for Backpackers by Safety Scouts Advice

Safety tips for backpackers in Europe. Europe is a wonderful region to travel through, but unfortunately scams and cons are common and are often targeted at unsuspecting tourists. Helping tourists stay safe was the inspiration for Christophe Gadenne’s animated series ‘Safety Scouts Advice’. During his time as a French police man, he came across thousands […]

5 Incredible Must-See Destinations in Southern Africa.

Ever since I visited the region of Southern Africa, I cannot stop raving about the trip.  Why? Because of the raw nature, contrasted with the modern cities, the face-to-face encounter with wild animals, once-in-a-lifetime adventures you can find on every corner, delicious cuisine, the diversity of cultures, and some of the best beaches in the […]

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 […]

Freedom Camping in Europe with travel photographer Micah Wright – Part 1

One of the perks of being a travel photographer is the opportunity of being offered interesting and exciting projects. Micah Wright is a freelance photographer for Lonely Planet and Getty Images and was offered, what most of us travel writers and photographers would consider a dream assignment.   Spaceships Campervans set out a brief for […]

Oman a real experience of the Middle East

Our journey started with the wadi’s and sink holes of Oman, somewhere everybody should go when visiting this Gulf state.   In the gin-clear jade waters drifting between the cascading jagged rocks, our new landscape had a sheer sense of mystery about it.  Oman’s unspoilt natural beauty left us with no doubt, that it was a […]

Top 10 Safari Lodges of Namibia

A Namibian Safari is something that you will never forget; incredible vistas, surprisingly varied ecosystems considering a lot of it is desert and wonderful wildlife experiences. Experiencing Namibia as a self drive is highly recommended as you have the opportunity to stop whenever you want to simply to allow your brain to comprehend the extraordinary […]

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 […]