Category Archive: Simple Travels

Asia Overland – Hitchhiking the longest way to India

It’s a common travellers dream to imagine a way to India overland, following the fading steps of ancient roads, of the Silk Route merchants, the hippy trail, or simply searching for the shortest… Continue reading

How to cross from Myanmar to India overland (at Tamu – Moreh)

A short guide to the documents, requirements and paths that lead to India overland through Myanmar.

Hitchhikers’ Handbook – across Asia with a suitcase of gifts (interview)

Ania and Jon, from hitchhikers handbook are setting off on a long travel across Asia. Hitchhiking with a cutural project and a suitcase of gifts.

DIY Travels – Ovenless pizza recipe (for camping stove!)

After some research and a few days experimenting we ended up with quite a simple and tasty ovenless pizza recipe. It can be baked at home or in a camping stove.

A Hobo’s Great Circumnavigation Scramble (interview)

I’m Walker. I’m sitting at my Mom’s house waiting for the toy store I worked at to open so I can pick up my last paycheck, buy some groceries and head back out to the woods. I just finished circumnavigating the planet.

DIY Travels – Postcards from Neverland

Camping in Pai (Thailand) we started to draw for hours under the tropical rain. And made up a little guide for you to draw your own postcards too.

DIY Travels – Dandelion beer

A simple recipe to making dandelion beer while travelling or at home. Just one hundred flowers and some natural magic.

#The Art of Thumb – the best hitchhiking signs

If you are one of those who hitchhikes just with a thumb, letting the road take you wherever it wants, here is a dose of inspiration to change your mind and maybe make your… Continue reading

DIY Travels – simple travel diary

Words. Trying to make sense of everything that is new. Of the million sensations that surround your travel. Of the ideas that come and go as if in every turn they were something… Continue reading

Travels with 3 Euros a day?

In October 2013 we left home with a little cash and a long road ahead . Our aim was (and still is) to reach India over land or sea. As conscious hitchhikers and travelling… Continue reading

Back to walking (Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan)

Charyn canyon cuts a miniature 80 km scar on the flat surface of the great Central Asian steppe. Definitely a beautiful piece of Kazakh scenery that would adorn our travel album on the way to… Continue reading

Short guide to entering Abkhazia via Georgia

Unless you are a citizen of the few friendly states that recognize Abkhazia as an independent republic, you will certainly need to obtain permission and visa to visit this little forgotten paradise. This… Continue reading

Why did you pick us up?

Why did you pick us up? We ask the Mikael, after an hour ride. We are curious to know, if not the real motivations, at least why people say they decided in a… Continue reading

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