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From Japan to Germany: 12.000km by Train

My time in Japan is drawing to a close and in about 3.5 weeks I’ll start my return trip. Eight years ago I traveled with the Transib, lots of other trains, buses and even...

The Bakepacker Cake

It might sound a little silly but from time to time I really love to eat some cake. Of course, it would be trivial to buy some but I also like baking. Thus, sometimes...

8 Backpacker Hostel Tips

Hostels are among the cheapest accommodations. Shared bedrooms are often the cheapest accommodation for backpackers, but there are a few aspects that you should consider when searching. In this article, I show you 8...

What’s the next step? My blog and Youtube

Lately I’ve received a lot of messages with the question why the blog has become so “quiet”. Therefore, I’m giving you a short update about Backpacker’s Guide to the World and the new Youtube...

Jordan Pass: Save visa and entrance fees for many sights

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in Jordan offers the Jordan Pass. This can save visa costs and entrance fees to many sights. During my Jordan trip I tested the pass. During my research...

The rock city of Petra

The rock city of Petra is the flagship of Jordan and is even one of the seven wonders of the modern world. What many don’t know: The city covers a huge area. Within two...