Myanmar – Burma (Nov 2016)

Getting Visa Before getting to the country you have to obtain a tourist visa. You can get it in three different ways. Apply for an online visa (50USD), apply in the closest embassy (in Berlin it costs 25 EUR) or get it in the embassy in Bangkok. For all approaches it can take up to…

Thailand (Oct 2016)

“Can’t wait to go back” I thought to myself when I was boarding my flight to Bangkok. Visiting Thailand again after 5 years brought all the amazing memories from the last time. Good and cheap food, cheap drinks, outdoor culture, warm weather and the legendary ping-pong shows. I was expecting similar if not the same…

Sri Lanka (Oct 2016)

”Hello”, ”Hello?” BEEP ”Sir?”, ”Hello, you from?” BEEP ”Hello?” BEEP ”Tuk tuk?” BEEP ”Hello”, ”Where you go, sir?” BEEP BEEP BEEP Hearing this almost every minute of being outside can eventually drive you crazy. I thought that by now, after so many travels, I would be immune to it but I’m not. It is kind…

Morocco (Nov 2015)

When I told my parents I was going on the the next backpacking adventure they didn’t say anything. I assume they are getting used to me going around the world all the time. However when I mentioned I was going to Morocco they weren’t very happy. They were very concerned about all the terrorist threats…

First time in India (April 2010)

We were assured by all the backpackers we met in Nepal that it was a very good move to go to there first before going to India. As everyone said: “It is the same but different.” hehe So how really is it? They said Nepal was good as the ‘training’ before going to more ‘hardcore’…