On The Road Experiences

3 Travel Stories from the famous Camino de Santiago

3 Travel Stories from the famous Camino de Santiago

What is the first thing that pops in to your mind when you hear „Santiago de Compostela“? This smallish city in the North-West of Spain, is the final destination of thousands of pilgrims every year. They walk the Camino de Santiago, the world’s most ... Read More...
Meeting the nicest person in Lithuania

Meeting the nicest person in Lithuania

I arrived at Siarliai, a small Lithuanian town by bus to look at the „hill of crosses“. I had just missed the connecting bus that was supposed to take me there, so took a taxi, spending much more than I had planned. We drove through the fields, far a... Read More...
Hitchhiking in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

Hitchhiking in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

No transport, no rush!Hitchhiking: the golden answer to budget travel! It doesn't cost a dime plus you can meet interesting people, and get a sneak peak into their lives.In Fuerteventura we were hitchhiking from Lajares to the beach in El Cot... Read More...
The Triangle of Life, my food in Japan

The Triangle of Life, my food in Japan

Move over Elton John! Japan just proved that life is a triangle. Anyone who has been to Japan knows how good the food is. No matter where you go. Whether it’s a Michelin restaurant, a hole in the wall place, or a convenience store, you can never go w... Read More...
Short Travel Stories from Santiago de Compostela

Short Travel Stories from Santiago de Compostela

We, Anna&Matt from Hostelgeeks, went to Santiago de Compostela, and beforehand we were not really sure what to expect. But we knew many pilgrims will arrive at „kilometer zero“, the spot right in front of the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela. ... Read More...
Unexpected Kindness from a Stranger in Bruges

Unexpected Kindness from a Stranger in Bruges

I arrived in Bruges late at night and I could not understand my map. I therefore couldn't find my way to my hostel, so asked a woman for directions. She said she was going that way so would point me in the right direction, and she ended up walking me... Read More...
Chasing Koalas on the Great Ocean Road

Chasing Koalas on the Great Ocean Road

We were quietly eating breakfast in the morning sunshine at a picnic table at our Great Ocean Road campsite. We’d hired a campervan for a few days, and it had been our first night on the road. All of a sudden a fluffy ash-coloured koala walked across... Read More...
Sharing Rum with New Friends in Cuba

Sharing Rum with New Friends in Cuba

I tell time by looking at the sun's position. Spanish, Italian, French, German are my mother tongues for a beautiful moment. An island of poetry in every wave that crashes on the Melecon. Humble and proud, humid and alive. Pilgrimage of Hemingway, ho... Read More...
Stealing a Shower on The Roadtrip to San Francisco

Stealing a Shower on The Roadtrip to San Francisco

It was four in the morning, my friend and I were driving through endless towns on our way to San Francisco. We had been crashing in my car the last 3 nights and at the start of our third day of driving I had only one condition. “Wherever we end up t... Read More...
Are there wolves in Umbria? Nicola did not reply

Are there wolves in Umbria? Nicola did not reply

“Are there wolves in Umbria?” Just silence from Nicola while the howling was still coming from the valley. We were alone, sleeping in a tiny tent in the wood along Spoleto - Norcia, Italy abandoned railway. We had been too adventurous cycling along t... Read More...
Climbing 300 feet high in Bangladesh

Climbing 300 feet high in Bangladesh

Oh, what a wonderful experience it was! The first time I was able to climb about 300 feet high hill at Rijuk Waterfall, Ruma in the Bandarban district of Bangladesh. Yeah, last year during Rainy Season I got the chance to visit one of the most natura... Read More...
Blocked Road and The Tuk-Tuk Driver Saved Us

Blocked Road and The Tuk-Tuk Driver Saved Us

On our bus-ride from Luang Prabang to Vientiane, Laos a truck blocked the entire road and no vehicles could go through. We were all stuck there in the highest mountaintop and the driver told all the passengers that we could be stranded there for days... Read More...
Drinking Shots with Vietnamese War Veterans

Drinking Shots with Vietnamese War Veterans

It's true that it's the people who make the difference! I'm lucky to be traveling with my best friend Hannah but don't worry about doing it alone either because we have met the most incredible people....Like stopping for a bike break in Hoi An an... Read More...

From Hell to Heli-pads

From monkeys climbing on my head to sleeping on train floors to cocktails on top of the world... Travelling gives you the greatest opportunities and the weirdest lessons, both teach you a lot about who you are (and what you can handle). One night it'... Read More...
Moroccan Street seller in Granada

Moroccan Street seller in Granada

“Which photo do you like? I have the most beautiful posters from all over Spain, at the very least!“ “I love this one with Felicidad (Happiness). How much is one photo though?“ “Sorry, here are the prices. The police just passed and I had to put ever... Read More...