We at the Travel Scientists are not just always seeking the next adventure, but we are also always on the look out for our next meal. But even though sometimes we might be forced to cook ramen over a gas burner for lunch, we do love to try the local cuisines of the places we

The Classic Run 2020 is over already and the teams had a blast. After many adventures on the road they arrived in Thiruvananthapuram, just a bit past India’s most southern point (back up north, not staight into the sea…). Check out some of the trip’s highlights below!   Kick-off Day Our teams from Hungary, Turkey,

If it’s still some time till your next adventure rally with the Travel Scientists, we’ve put together a list of books which will help you to bridge the time till we meet at the starting line. These books will definitely stir your wanderlust and awaken the adventurer in you, who books plane tickets before having

The Central Asia Rally is the most challenging and difficult one of the Travel Scientists’ motor rallies – true adventure. And like all great adventurers from Indiana Jones to Thor Heyerdal will tell you: The key for a successful adventure is torough preparation! To give you a hand we have compiled a list of the

The Balkans – that mysterious piece of land caught western Europe and the mysterious east – is for many still just some lines on a map. A place of which big parts have seen a horrible war in the 90s. But let us tell you, it is an amazing travel destination, be it for a

The new year has started and one thing you know for sure: This year you need more adventure and excitement in your life! You’ve come to the right place at the Travel Scientists, because that’s exactly what we do: adventure. But we get that sometimes it can be a little tough to choose the one

Soon we’ll start with the preparations for the Central Asia Rally 2020, one of the last real adventures to find out there. Our journey will takes us over 6500 km from Astrakhan, Russia to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan through some of the remotest areas of Central Asia. Spots are filling up fast, but we still have a

The year 2019 has seen the inaugural edition of the Grand Moroccan Escapade – the newest desert rally of the Travel Scientists, which takes you in a big circle through Morocco from Marrakesh to the edge of the great Sahara and back to Marrakesh again. We were happy to see some faces  familiar from other

After three more eventful days, the first Great Balkan Ride has come to an end. 1800 km, 5 countries and 8 days lie between the rally start in Sarajevo and the finish line in Thessaloniki. Check out the first part here!   Uhm… Thanks. Very Helpful! Navigation can sometimes be a bit difficult in the

The Travel Scientists have cooked up a brand new adventure rally – the Great Balkan Ride is kicking off in Sarajevo, traversing the Balkans and ending with a huge party in Sarajevo. Seven brave teams, all experienced road warriors took on the challenge.   Getting used to the Rally Gear After the handover of the rally

Meet Hungarian Team Wonderlust King, who’ve just completed the Caucasian Challenge 2016 in their rusty, old but still trustworthy Subaru Justy. It didn’t only carry them all across the Caucasus, but it also served as a hotel room for the team on several occasions. Let’s see what the winners of the sought-after Bonkers Award have

The Caucasian Challenge 2016 has ended a while ago and it’s about time to ask our Caucasian Challenge 2016 World Champions Tony and Rob from Team Llanfair Railway a few questions about their time on the road. They are quite special pair and it’s not that easy to have a serious conversation with them, but see

Day 9 led our teams of the Caucasian Challenge 2016 into Nagorno-Karabah, a disputed territory, which is officially part of Azerbaijan, but basically independent with its own government and supported by Armenia. There is kind of a border check point, but the officers usually more busy with enjoying life (and a drink) than with bothering

Another border was waiting for the teams of the Caucasian Challenge 2016. After initial desperation and panic attacks remembering the long wait at the Turkish-Georgian border, it turns out that the Georgian-Armenian border is comparatively a real pleasure to cross – if there was not this darn bureaucracy for bringing a car into the country.

After an exhausting day five, a rather relaxed day was waiting for our teams. First, we headed to the city of Gori… Birthplace of Stalin In this center of his still-ongoing personal cult, we could visit his birth house, by now enclosed and protected by a shrine – like building. Also nearby is the Stalin