11 travel highlights between Marseille and Nice

How to become a happy traveler in France? Laissez faire! Open your eyes for amazing street art in Marseille, try Pastis, play Pétanque, swim at secret bays, while along the Calanques, become a boat captain in the Gorges du Verdon, get high in the Route des Crêtes, find a run-down cheap hotel and enjoy the best croissant for breakfast in Nice.

Streetart in Marseille, Frankreich

Chernobyl Tour - a hospital full of traces of the past

Interview about a Chernobyl Tour: A bizarre day trip for time travelers

Some people prefer holidays somewhere between palm trees and the beach. I met a German traveler, who went to Chernobyl instead – tracing world history. In the interview, he speaks openly about his experiences and feelings on a Chernobyl day tour with strict Ukrainian security controls, sensation-seeking drunk tourists, abandoned radioactive pets, remaining dangers of the Nuclear Power Plant and time traveling into the year 1986, when the area around Chernobyl became an abandoned restricted zone after the Nuclear Power Plant catastrophe.

One great week of Albania travel experiences

If you are looking for travel experiences away from major backpacking routes: Try Albania holidays between churches and mosques, sworn virgins and interestingly tough traditions. Find amazing snowy spots in the Albanian Alps around Valbona and crystal clear water at stunning beaches in Himara. Discover Lake Koman and lively Tirana. Find hostels, dead fish on big markets, busses and places to remember. Read more about one fantastic week in Albania.

One day in medieval Lüneburg in Germany

If you want to see one of the beautiful cities of Germany, Lüneburg is definitely one of the places to be. We have the best travel advise to spend one day in medieval Lüneburg sightseeing, find bars, shops, hostels, sightseeing attractions and things to do.

My favorite 15 fun things to do while backpacking Thailand

Ever wanted to try insects for lunch, feel leeches on your legs, join street aerobics or see ladyboys singing songs of Whitney Houston? Or are you rather up for relaxing in colorful beach huts, eating the world’s best food and snorkeling in fascinating underwater worlds? In both cases, Thailand is the right place for you. These are my favorite 15 fun things to do in while backpacking Thailand.

Backpacking China: The top 20 places to visit

On my seven weeks backpacking trip around China, I laughed, I cried, I felt very often illiterate, went on fantastic hikes, got altitude sickness close to the Tibetan border and tasted lot’s of horrible food. But in the end, it was an amazing experience. Read about my top 20 places to visit on a backpacking trip around China.

Backpacking tips: How to spend budget holidays in Krakow

You will taste the bitter-sweet tourist flavor of Krakow as soon as you arrive in the old town on a summer day. Just ignore the bored horse carriage drivers and their far too expensive offers. Be ready to share experiences with thousand other tourists. And be clever enough to visit the famous Wawel Castle and other attractions for free, go on a culinary time travel and try cheap traditional food in a Bar Mleczny. Open your ears for exceptional street musicians. Encounter your own fear in the Alley of Lost Souls and dive into shocking history. We loved Krakow. We spend two days on a backpacking trip in Krakow in summer and clearly want to go back. It was just too nice…