Hey! I'm Jacob, a 21-year old dude from Canada. I travel to places that most people don't.

Over the last two years, my travels have taken me to places I'd never have imagined myself being. I want to help other people do the same, and this blog is part of my attempt at doing that.

Join me as I share in-depth travel advice, incredible photos, and crazy stories with you from all over the world.

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Backpacking Mongolia: The Ultimate Travel Guide & Itinerary

November 29, 2019

Everything you need to know about backpacking Mongolia. Where to visit, how to get around, safety, and more are covered in this comprehensive guide. Mongolia is one of my favourite countries I’ve ever visited. Known as the “land of the blue sky”, Mongolia is home to an incredible nomadic culture and gorgeous natural beauty. I …


Yading Nature Reserve: The Ultimate Travel & Trekking Guide

November 20, 2019

Everything you need to know about visiting the Yading Nature Reserve in Western Sichuan. How to get there, when to go, and info on trekking in the area are all included in this comprehensive guide. Located in Western Sichuan, the Yading Nature Reserve contains three holy mountains, all of which are around 6000 meters tall. …


Backpacking China: The Ultimate Travel Guide & Itinerary

November 9, 2019

Complete guide to travelling and backpacking in China. Everything from visas, transportation, accommodation, safety, and sample itineraries. So, you’re planning on backpacking around China? Get ready for an incredible time. In total, I’ve spent over three months backpacking all over China – from the large cities of the East all the way to the remote …


The 9 Most Incredible Trans-Siberian Railway Stops

October 27, 2019

Here are the best stops on the Trans-Siberian Railway, along with what to do, where to stay, and how long to visit each place for. Travelling across Russia on the Trans-Siberian is something I’d recommend every traveller add to their bucket list. In August 2017, I travelled by train from Beijing to Saint Petersburg over …


Backpacking Pakistan: Ultimate Travel Guide & Itinerary

September 25, 2019

Everything you need to know about backpacking in Pakistan – safety, visas, transportation, and which places to visit. Also included are some sample itineraries to help plan your Pakistan adventure. If you’re looking for the ultimate backpacking adventure, look no further than Pakistan. It’s a land of amazingly hospitable people, incredible mountains, rich history, and …


Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor: The Ultimate Travel Guide

July 19, 2019

Everything you need to know about travelling to Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor. Covers things such as visas, permits, accommodation, transportation, and trekking in the Wakhan Corridor. Afghanistan!? You’re crazy! That’s the typical response I got when I mentioned to people that I was planning on visiting Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor. However, most people don’t realize that the …


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Saudi Arabia Tourist Visa: Everything You Need To Know

December 7, 2019

Everything you need to know about applying for the new Saudi Arabia electronic tourist visa.  Saudi Arabia is finally open for tourists! As of September 27th, 2019, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is now issuing electronic tourist visas for citizens of 49 countries. In the past, it has been extremely difficult to visit Saudi Arabia …


Darra Adam Khel: A Visit to the World’s Largest Gun Bazaar

December 2, 2019

Visiting the world’s largest gun bazaar – not something I’d planned to do while backpacking in Pakistan, but how could I say no? I arrived in Peshawar – a frontier city in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. During my stay in Peshawar, a friendly local that I met on Couchsurfing was hosting me at his home. …


Backpacking Mongolia: The Ultimate Travel Guide & Itinerary

November 29, 2019

Everything you need to know about backpacking Mongolia. Where to visit, how to get around, safety, and more are covered in this comprehensive guide. Mongolia is one of my favourite countries I’ve ever visited. Known as the “land of the blue sky”, Mongolia is home to an incredible nomadic culture and gorgeous natural beauty. I …


Yading Nature Reserve: The Ultimate Travel & Trekking Guide

November 20, 2019

Everything you need to know about visiting the Yading Nature Reserve in Western Sichuan. How to get there, when to go, and info on trekking in the area are all included in this comprehensive guide. Located in Western Sichuan, the Yading Nature Reserve contains three holy mountains, all of which are around 6000 meters tall. …


The Ultimate Guide to Climbing Lenin Peak

November 15, 2019

Everything you need to know about climbing Lenin Peak in Kyrgyzstan. How to get there, the climbing route and a lot more are covered in my comprehensive guide. Lenin Peak is often touted as one of the easiest and cheapest 7,000-meter mountains to climb. Let me start right off by saying that Lenin Peak is …


Backpacking China: The Ultimate Travel Guide & Itinerary

November 9, 2019

Complete guide to travelling and backpacking in China. Everything from visas, transportation, accommodation, safety, and sample itineraries. So, you’re planning on backpacking around China? Get ready for an incredible time. In total, I’ve spent over three months backpacking all over China – from the large cities of the East all the way to the remote …


The 9 Most Incredible Trans-Siberian Railway Stops

October 27, 2019

Here are the best stops on the Trans-Siberian Railway, along with what to do, where to stay, and how long to visit each place for. Travelling across Russia on the Trans-Siberian is something I’d recommend every traveller add to their bucket list. In August 2017, I travelled by train from Beijing to Saint Petersburg over …

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