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Backpacking Georgia (the country): itinerary, highlights and tips

Georgia - In 2018, one of the most popular Dutch television shows 'WIDM' was shot in Georgia (the country, not the state), which resulted in a rise of Dutch travelers to Georgia. Although I...

Responsible travel gear: Fjällräven

In recent years, my travels became more adventurous, more off-the-beaten-track and more focused on outdoor activities. For example, in these last two years, I hiked the Fann mountains in Tajikistan, trekked the Georgian Caucasus...

A modest guide to a surf camp in Taghazout, Morocco

Taghazout, Morocco - "How's the swell?" someone asks. I'm in Taghazout, one of the premier surf towns in Morocco. After gaining some surf experience in Indonesia and South Africa, I was eager to take...

Hiking in Mestia, Svaneti – Mazeri, Guli, Koruldi to Ushguli

Georgia (the country) - Albeit short, I loved my hiking trip to Georgia. I spent my time exploring the remote Svaneti region with snowy peaks, impressive glaciers, and green valleys. Here, high in the mountains,...

The Ultimate Guide to Backpacking Turkey

Never did I imagine that backpacking in Turkey would be so much fun! From balloon-filled skies in Cappadocia, sailing along the Turquoise coast and playing numerous games of Tavla (backgammon) with the welcoming Turkish people, Turkey...

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Update on how to get your Ethiopian visa in Khartoum, Sudan:...

Getting a visa can be a pain, but good news: getting your Ethiopian visa in Khartoum is easy! I got my visa in January...
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Money Matters: How much does it cost to travel Vietnam?

Emily Luxton traveled throughout Vietnam for 45 days. She survived crossing the streets in chaotic Hanoi, sailed a boat in magical Halong Bay and...

Sleep Less , Dream More – A night on a deserted...

Have you ever heard of the Togian Islands? Nope. Great! Then you are about to discover the most unique destination in Indonesia. The Togian archipelago...

Some simple tips for packing your backpack

"Manouk, is that all you have with you"? I get that question a lot. Compared to friends I'm a light packer. Especially when it...

Sleep less, dream more – Jungle Tipis in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is well known for its incredible nature and vast rain forests, but its not very often that you get to sleep right...

Example itinerary for the ultimate southwest USA road trip!

Vincent and his girlfriend toured the American Southwest in a rented camper van from San Francisco to viva Las Vegas. Their one-month itinerary included vibrant...