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How to get your couchsurfing request accepted

How to get your couchsurfing request accepted

While surfing I often received the reply to my couchsurf request 'Wow, haven't gotten such a nice request in quite some time!', yet there was nothing too special I did. In the following post I want to explain you how you can get the same positive response in just 5 simple steps.

My first 72 hours in Iran: a story of old cars, headscarfs and motherly care. My feelings and emotions.

The first days in Iran. What I saw and felt.

Rules over rules: clothing regulations, restrictions on photography, ban on alcohol and no import of "dirty magazines" ... Iran might not be the first choice of many travellers. Others however, including me, seem to be even more attracted to find out more about this closed country. My thoughts in the first 72 hours?

[Guest Post] Bai Tu Long Bay as an alternative to Halong Bay

Vietnam. While searching for lesser known spots around famous tourist destinations, I got to know John-Paul, who embarked on a sailing ship marvelling at limestone formations right next to the overcrowded Halong Bay. Want to know how his story went? Could that maybe even be an option for your next trip?

Hanoi - a culinary exploration with egg coffee, lemon tea and pho

Hanoi the local way

Vietnam. I decided to relax a bit in Hanoi before discovering a new country and approached the city in a culinary way, trying out lemon tea, egg coffee and pho. Never heard of it? This way, please.