Author Archives: Patrick - German Backpacker

My ultimate Backpacking Morocco Guide: Highlights, Safety & Travel Tips!

Ait Benhaddou in Morocco

Morocco was the first country where I went solo backpacking – and I loved it! While a backpacking Morocco trip is very different than traveling through other African countries, such as Kenya, Egypt, Sudan or Ethiopia, I can highly recommend it. In the following, I will give you several reasons why Morocco is perfekt for […]

My ultimate Backpacking Ethiopia Guide: Highlights, Travel Tips, Safety & Places to Visit!

Danakil Depression tour to Dallol

Not many tourists decide to backpack around Ethiopia – since Ethiopia is different than the typical travel destinations. Ethiopia is adventurous, hard to reach, underdeveloped. Maybe even dangerous? Generally, you know and hear little about Ethiopia as a backpacking destination. Nevertheless, the country has sparked my interest and I have decided to travel from Egypt […]

My ultimate Backpacking Sudan Travel Guide: Highlights, Safety, Budget & Tips!

Nuri pyramids in Sudan

Let’s be honest – a backpacking Sudan trip is probably something that only a few backpackers and tourists have in mind. We know too little about this African country, the security concerns are too big. In fact, Sudan has a turbulent political past with the civil war and the subsequent secession of South Sudan. Accordingly, […]

Backpacking Pakistan: These are the 9 best places to visit in Pakistan!

Attabad Lake in northern Pakistan

Pakistan is beautiful, and I enjoyed my visit to its fullest. However, Pakistan is also a country you might not know much about, and due to its size, it might be difficult to decide the best places to visit when backpacking Pakistan. I visited Pakistan as part of the IESS program (read more about my […]

5 Reasons Why Pakistan is my Favourite Country in the World!

Best reasons to visit Pakistan

After travelling to more than 60 countries, there’s one question which I get all the time: “What’s your favourite country in the world”? This question was always very difficult, almost impossible to answer. There are just too many beautiful and exciting destinations in the world. However, after my recent trip to Pakistan, there’s one country […]

IESS Pakistan at IBA Karachi – My Experience & Review

My participation at IESS Summer School was kindly sponsored by IBA Karachi. Therefore, this article includes advertisement for the IESS summer school in Karachi. However, as always, all reviews and opinions are my own. Let’s be honest – Pakistan is not a typical tourist destination and many travellers would never consider visiting. The country has […]

Arcido Faroe Backpack Review

Arcido Faroe Backpack Review

I received the backpack for free in order to review it on my website. All opinions are, as always, my own. Further, this article includes affiliate links and I get a small commission if you buy a product through the link on this site. However, there won’t be any extra cost for you. I love […]

Backpacking Maui – Things to do for Adventure Lovers

Conveniently nestled between Big Island and the smaller Molokai, this popular Hawaiian tourism spot is divided into five distinct regions, each having their own charm and should not be missed. In the following, you will find some of the unmissable attractions when backpacking Maui. Why should you go backpacking in Maui? The innumerable attractions and […]

My ultimate Backpacking Germany Guide: Highlights, Travel Tips & More!

Backpacking in germany - Berlin

When tourists from overseas visit Europe, Germany might not be on top of most travellers’ bucket lists – there are just too many popular European destinations such as London, Prague or Rome to visit instead. And the few people who decide to visit Germany mostly stick solely to the main cities, such as hip and […]