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Hiking in the Sudeten mountains in Poland – A hut-to-hut trekking

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Prior to my trip I could find almost no English information about hiking in the Sudeten mountains (or Sudety) in Poland. It seems like this part of Poland undeservedly so, sees much less visitors...

The charm of Wrocław. 6 reasons why Wrocław is worth visiting.

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"Wrocław is one the sunniest cities in Poland," tells Wrocław local Jan while sitting in the cosy Klubokawiarnia Mleczarnia cafe, "they even have vineyards is this region!" During a lucky golden Polish autumn, I...

Is this the best mountaineering backpack? Review Osprey Mutant 52 liters

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This time I wasn't looking for a classic backpack, but I was on the hunt for a great mountaineering backpack to use on my 'C1 basic mountaineering course' in the Austrian Alps. To be...

Guide to hiking the Tatra mountains in Poland

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Hiking the Tatra Mountains, Poland - This year it was one of the coldest, snowiest and most whimsical May's in decades. The trails in the Tatra mountains were still largely covered in a thick layer of...

Nine reasons to visit the Tatra mountains in Poland!

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Tatra mountains in Poland - "I had no idea that Poland looked like this!", quite a few people responded to my photos of the Tatra mountains. And to be honest, for a long time I...

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Travel must have: funky, cool camera straps!

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Have you ever noticed that more and more people have DSLR’s? And have you also noticed that all those people wear the same boring...
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Is this the best backpacker tent? Review: Nordisk Telemark 1 LW

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The search for the best backpacker tent The last few years, I traveled with a tent. A tent offers you the certainty of a place...
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Responsible travel gear: Fair trade scarves of Bruut van Bot

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We met on Instagram. Two design engineers from Delft, one travel blogger from nearby Rotterdam. Wouter and Robert had just started their own clothing...
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Money matters: Costs to travel in Cuba

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Cuba is the country of rum, rhythm and romance and an intriguing travel destination. David Beattie visited Cuba during his longterm backpacking trip in Central...

Ten ways to hold on to that holiday feeling (when you’re...

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I just got back from consecutive trips to Sri Lanka, Prague and the Costa Brava and I'm feeling miserable. I'm suffering from excessive fatigue,...

My packing list for 6 months of backpacking Southern Africa and...

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Based on many years of travel experience, here is the packing list for 6-months of backpacking in Southern Africa and the Silk Road countries....