Tunis & Carthage: Capital and UNESCO Ruins

Tunis: View from the Place du Gouvernement to the medina

With 1,056,247 inhabitants, Tunis is not only Tunisia’s capital, but also by far the largest city in the country. But that’s not all: In the ranking of the most liveable cities it occupies the 1st place in North Africa. The Medina of Tunis from the 9th century has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979. Just like Carthage: Today, the former city of antiquity is a suburb of Tunis and attracts numerous tourists every year to its archaeological excavations. Continue reading “Tunis & Carthage: Capital and UNESCO Ruins”

Sousse: Beautiful Medina & Beaches

Sousse: Beautiful Medina & Beaches

The third largest Tunisian town of Sousse is located on the Mediterranean Sea and is one of the country’s most famous tourist destinations, in particular for its beaches. With the Great Mosque, the ribat, the kasbah and one of the most original souks in Tunisia, the Medina of Sousse has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988. We spent a month in the port city and want to show you some of our impressions in this post. Continue reading “Sousse: Beautiful Medina & Beaches”

Egypt: General Information & Tips

Egypt: General Information & Tips
Everything you need to know

You are planning a trip to Egypt or you are already there? Well, there are some things you should know. We’ll answer all your questions from “Do I need a visa?” and “What should I watch out for?” to “How do I get mobile internet?” and give you additional tips based on the experiences we’ve gained in 9 weeks of backpacking through the land of the Pharaohs. Continue reading “Egypt: General Information & Tips”

Getting Around in Egypt

Getting Around in Egypt

Whether by thumb, microbus, ferry, train, bike, bus, taxi, on foot, in a convoy, tuk-tuk, tram, metro, cruise ship, felucca or plane: You can travel and discover Egypt in many ways. Most are actually used by locals as well, only a few are made exclusively for tourists. Therefore, you can easily save a lot of money here – provided you don’t get ripped off. How you can do that and why it is still worthwhile to try as many different means of transport as possible, you will learn here. Continue reading “Getting Around in Egypt”

ALL AUGUST: 2for1 Gymbag “Hi, I’m a vegan traveler!”

Gymbag "Hi, I'm a vegan traveler!"

You want to show on your travels that you live vegan? You want to meet other vegan travelers? You would like to get to know vegan locals in other places, who will show you their city? If so, show it with the gymbag of our vegan travel community that you are a VEGAN TRAVELER! 🙂

Special Offer: Throughout the entire month of August, for each ordered Gymbag we will give you another one for free! ♡

Dimensions: about 40 cm high, 36 cm wide
Delivery date: This bag will be shipped in mid-September – we are currently on the road 😉
Price: 15 EUR or 18 USD including free shipping worldwide

Here you can see the gymbag in action.
To order your gymbag, please send us an E-Mail.

 

Our Best – and Worst – Accommodations in Egypt

Our Best - and Worst - Accommodations in Egypt

Egypt is definitely an impressive, surprising and overwhelming country. Just as extremely different – in a positive and negative way – as our memories of the Pharaonic country are, was our experience with the accommodation on site. We checked out everything from a noble 5-star hotel and a water park resort, guesthouses and hostels to a completely dirty and shabby 5-dollar-hovel! Here you can find out which places we can recommend – and which ones not at all. Continue reading “Our Best – and Worst – Accommodations in Egypt”