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”

Rennes: Young Student City

Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Rennes

In the capital of French Brittany, about 63,000 people or nearly a third of the almost 215,000 inhabitants, are registered in one of the numerous academies. The low average age is noticeable: The city shows itself young and hip with many shopping centers, a beautiful old town, relaxing parks and a lot of educational facilities, including the Université Rennes 1 (Natural Sciences) and Université Rennes 2 (Humanities). Continue reading “Rennes: Young Student City”

Paris: City of Food


Paris. A city with a lot of tourists. A whole lot of tourists. And even more inhabitants. Over 2.2 million in a city area of only 105 square kilometers and thus the fifth largest city of the European Union and the densest (about 21,000 inhabitants per square kilometer) populated in Europe. With more than 12.4 million people in the metropolitan area, also the second largest in the EU. What we think of the city of love on the Seine, you will learn here. Continue reading “Paris: City of Food”