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

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

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!

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...

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...

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Best Day Trips from Athens – Do it yourself!

From the Greek capital, it is easy to do some beautiful, exciting day trips to nearby sights like Hydra, Meteora and Delphi. There are...
Camping Nordisk Telemark 1 ULW in Tajikistan. Best Backpacker Tent

Is this the best backpacker tent? Review: Nordisk Telemark 1 LW

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...

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...

New monkey in town: The King Kong Hostel in Rotterdam

We have a new hostel in Rotterdam: King Kong! Already a king amongst hostels with a name like that. The hostel is located in...

Sleep Less, Dream More – In 4 Wheels

Sleeping in your car. It doesn’t sound glamorous, does it? Now, to that same car, add a perfectly made-bed, the cutest little kitchen, breathtaking...

Phase II: Shaping my Africa and Silk Road itinerary

Phase II (7-8 months before the trip): From idea to an Africa and Silk Road itinerary Even though BoB's Epic Adventure is still 6 months away,...