I went straight into the heart of Hillbrow, Johannesburg’s most feared neighbourhood. I learned more about the hijacking of buildings and how residents deal with the ever present threat of gangs that rule the streets.
During the summer of 2014 I travelled the deadliest road of Mozambique. Under military escort I travelled between Save and Muxungue in Central Mozambique. This is my report.
As soon as I packed my bags, I already regretted leaving. These are 10 amazing places I wish I had stayed at much longer!
No one is perfect. While most of the travel tips I always like to share with you are inspired by other travellers, some of them are also based on my own mistakes. In this article you will find 7 of my most embarrassing travel mistakes.
Chances are you probably experienced some problems with cash abroad at least once. So, based on my own experiences I am sharing these 10 crucial tips on how to keep your travel cash safe!
Learn everything about how to avoid taxi rides abroad. It will give you more adventure, save you lots of cash and it drastically reduces the chance to get robbed or scammed. Can you guess my 5 top tips?
At the Victoria Falls, every night illegal immigrants arrive at the border of Zimbabwe. With the help of people smugglers they are able to cross into the country under the cover of darkness. I met two smugglers, can you guess what happened next?
Getting arrested abroad is something you should always avoid. But getting arrested in a country that doesn’t even officially exist, is definitely next-level. It happened to me in Transnistria.
Following my dreams, infinite freedom and positive energy. These are only few reasons why I love to travel alone. Read all of them here.
Travellers too often end up in trouble getting overcharged or scammed by taxi drivers, or even worse: intimidated, robbed or taken to the wrong place. Learn how to avoid this with my 6 taxi safety tips.
High up on the hills, nestled in the snowy pines, lays the abandoned bobsleigh track of the Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics. Scarred by the battle of the Bosnian war, it now only attracts just a handful of people per day.
Iran is not the average travel destination and remains shrouded in mystery. Read 7 things I learned from my trip to this amazing country.
Ship-breaking is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. I gained exclusive access to this obscure world of ship-recycling.
Sloviansk was once a stronghold of the separatists in east Ukraine, until after months of shelling the Ukrainian army took it back. I visited this city in Donbass to see for myself the aftermath of the siege of Sloviansk.
Cuba is more than just white beaches, all-in resorts, yank tanks, rum, cigars and cracking paint. With the country possibly opening up travel to more American tourists, I am sharing my 5 tips on how to experience Cuba at its best.
Travel apps are essential these days, especially for navigating around the world. Find my top 5 apps that I use on every single trip!