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Perfect Day Trip of Bursa From Istanbul Turkey

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​ Bursa was the first capital city of the Ottoman Empire and a witness to very early developments both in culture and architecture. It's a modern thriving city with many historical sites dating back to the Ottoman time and even earlier. It is south of Istanbul across the Sea of Marmara and due to its location one of the must-do day trips from ...
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How to Spend a Perfect Day in Edirne Turkey

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Edirne is a historical city along the borders of Greece and Bulgaria, 235 km west of Istanbul making it a feasible destination for a day trip. It is historically known as Adrianople and was the second capital of the Ottoman Empire after Bursa.  I spent a couple of days in the city after crossing into Turkey from Bulgaria and exp...
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The Best Possible Overland Route From Germany to Pakistan

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​May 2020 I started my dream tour from Mainz, Germany to my home town Nankana Sahib, Pakistan. I always had a dream to travel on Pamir highway so I planned in such a way that I can visit all the places that I had ever thought of visiting along with some of the most interesting spots along the way.  As per my initial calculations, it was g...
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How to Plan a Perfect Trip of Lake Skadar (Shkodra Lake) Montenegro

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Lake Skadar  (Shkodra Lake) national park is located on the south side of Montenegro in Skadar valley. Its 30 km from the capital Podgorica and 7 km away from the Adriatic Sea. Lake Skadar is Balkan's largest lake and extremely famous for its flora and fauna and it is also categorized as one of Europe's largest bird reserves which are sur...
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How to Visit the Dramatic Predjama Castle and Postojna Caves

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Predjama Castle is found on the southwestern side of Slovenia, almost 60 km from the charming capital city of Ljubljana. This is the only cave castle which is preserved thus far and one the largest in the world. There are some must-visit places in Slovenia such as Lake Bled that I blogged about earlier and Predjama castle is not very far from it.&n...
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Perfect Way to Visit Theth National Park in Albania

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​Theth national park is located on the northern side of Albania just 70 km from the famous city of Shkodra which is adjacent to Skadar lake that I blogged about previously. This park lies in the centre of the Albanians Alps and is surrounded with mesmerizing peaks creating an amazing backdrop view. So, it is quite justified to say that Theth Nation...
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Comprehensive Guide to Prepare Documents for Long-Distance Road Trip

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Last Year (2020) I planned an overland Motorcycle Tour from Germany to Pakistan and India via Central Asia & Mongolia. This blog will help you prepare for all the documents that you should carry with you to have a hassle free border crossings. If anything is not clear let me know in the comment section and I will get back to you.   1. Visa...
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Complete Guide to Visit Lake Bled in Slovenia

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Lake Bled is found in the northwestern corner of Slovenia, almost 50km from the capital city Ljubljana. With its bluish-green vistas, clear water even though the lake is almost 30 meters deep, church on one side, a medieval clifftop castle, and some of the highest peaks of the Julian Alps as backdrops. Lake Bled should be categorized as one of the ...
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How to Visit Oeschinensee (Oeschinen Lake) in Kandersteg Switzerland

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Kandersteg, in the Bernese Highlands, is a dramatic resort village, facing the amazing Bluemlisalp Massif. This wonderful mountain village in the heart of Swiss Alps is a destination worth visiting throughout the calendar year. No doubt, its picture-perfect mountains and wooden chalets seem to cast a spell on you. But, it is considered a true parad...
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How to Visit Zermatt and Matterhorn in Switzerland

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Zermatt is a picture-perfect mountain village, situated in southern Switzerland, near the Italian border. Perfectly set in the backdrop of the celebrity Alpine mountain Matterhorn, and strategically placed in the centre of one of the largest skiing regions in the world, Zermatt is not only a mecca for international skiers and hiking enthusiasts but...
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How to Visit Iseltwald near Interlaken Switzerland

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Iseltwald is a small yet marvellous village by the southern banks of Lake Brienz, in the Bernese Highlands of Switzerland. Only a 10-minute drive from Interlaken, it is a well-known tourist stop of the Lake Brienz cruise. The turquoise waters of the lake in the backdrop of some of the most stunning peaks of Swiss Alps make the heavenly view of lush...
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How to Visit Lauterbrunnen Valley in Switzerland

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Lauterbrunnen is undoubtedly one of the most amazing valleys in the Swiss Alps. Renowned for its numerous heavenly waterfalls and majestic cliffs, Lauterbrunnen checks all the boxes to be your next top destination in the heart of Switzerland. Last summer, I visited Switzerland for yet another hiking and camping trip. My main motivation was to hike ...
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How to Hike to Bachalpsee and Faulhorn in Grindelwald Switzerland

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Bachalpsee is probably the best hike in the Grindelwald region and I love it so much that every time I am in the area I hike to Bachalpsee. It is one of my favourite hikes in Switzerland.  This blog is my personal experience of hiking to Bachalpsee and has all the information that you should have before visiting Grindelwald.    Bacha...
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How to Visit Grindelwald, the Most Beautiful Village in Switzerland

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Grindelwald is one of the most beautiful villages in Switzerland with stunning vistas of Eiger, Jungfrau and Mönch, the three tallest mountains of Switzerland. I fell in love with Grindelwald on my first visit and since then I come here almost every summer for a few days to hike.  This blog is my personal experience and has all the inform...
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How to Visit Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen Switzerland

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The Rhine Falls also called Rheinfall in German is the most powerful waterfall in Europe on the high Rhine in Schaffhausen not far from the German border. They are 150 meters wide and 23 meters high and one of the main tourist attractions in the region.  I spent a few hours to see and photograph the waterfall from different viewing-points. Thi...
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Camera Gear and Motovlogging Setup

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For quite some time, I have been repeatedly asked about my camera equipment and associated accessories. Despite the fact that it was in my to-do-list, something or the other would keep me busy and it was put on hold. But now, I think this is a perfect opportunity for me to introduce you guys to my bag of tricks; my ultimate companion in my Travel P...
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Germany to Pakistan and India on Motorcycle (BMW G310GS) Route Map

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​ Route plan is probably one of the most important parts of this tour and I spent quite a lot of time trying to get the best out of this tour. My plan is to spend less time in Europe and spend more time in countries which I probably might not visit again considering I live in Germany and It will be easier to tour around Europe. I will start from Fr...
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Modified BMW G310GS for Cross Continent Adventure

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​Since last year I have been planning every day for my Motorcycle adventure tour from Germany, Europe to Pakistan and India. Choosing the right motorcycle for such big Adventure is the most important thing and I did spend hours and hours going through different available options within my budget. I set my heart on buying either BMW F850GS or Royal ...
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How to Go to the Magical Lago Di Braies (Pragser Wildsee) in the Dolomites, Italy

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Lago di Braies also called Pragser Wildsee is arguably the most famous Italian lake and in the last few years, its popularity has increased dramatically especially due to its widely shared pictures on social media platforms. The reflection of surrounding mountains in its emerald green crystal clear waters is absolutely breathtaking s...
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How to Hike to the Iconic Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites, Italy

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Tre Cime di Lavaredo also called Drei Zinnen in German are the three iconic peaks in the Sexten Dolomites and among the most famous peaks in the Alps. Tre Cime di Lavaredo hike is relatively easy and offers spectacular vistas of the surrounding mountains. It is one of my favourite hikes in the Alps and should be on top of the list of anyo...
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