There are dozens of things to do in Hamburg -- one of Germany's most popular northern cities to visit. If you are planning an itinerary for your backpacking trip through Germany, then Hamburg must be included. Below, I will share a little bit about the city and break down what makes this place so unique. About Hamburg Hamburg is the second-most populous city … [Read more...] about 6 Things to Do in Hamburg, Germany
My first opportunity for backpacking Panama came tantalizingly close in 2005 when I traveled to Costa Rica and made my way south along the Caribbean coast. In the town of Puerto Viejo, I encountered many backpackers traveling overland, having either come north from Panama or heading that way next. I considered my options but stuck to my original plan to spend … [Read more...] about Backpacking Panama: A Two-Week Itinerary
The Maldives are tropical islands located southwest of Sri Lanka and India. There are around 1,100 islands, from which 200 are inhabited. There are also 26 coral atolls which attract visitors from all over the world. The majority of the islands are available for vacation rentals. But this doesn't mean that you would need to have a big budget to be able to afford a holiday … [Read more...] about Exploring the Maldives on a Budget
The Dead Sea is a natural body of water on the border between Israel and Jordan that draws visitors from around the world. Due to its unique properties, visitors often consider it a highlight of their time in the Middle East. Here, we are going to look at some interesting facts about the Dead Sea. Keep reading if you are keen to learn more. Saltiest Water on Earth One … [Read more...] about The Dead Sea: 4 Facts You May Not Have Heard About
About six million travelers visit Cambodia each a year to admire the world's largest religious temple complex Angkor Wat, its national parks, and the stunning white-sand beaches on the southern coast. However, behind all this beauty, hides a darker side of the country, the Cambodian war, led by the Khmer Rouge. "First They Killed My Father" is a movie based on the … [Read more...] about Should I Watch “First They Killed My Father” Before Traveling to Cambodia?