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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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Money and backpacking: How to keep your money safe while traveling?

After working 3 part-time jobs you finally managed to save up enough money for your backpacking dream trip. But I'm sure no one told you...

Photo essay: Travel by Polaroid Portraits from Peru

I love polaroid photography! Polaroid photography requires you to think about your shot (you basically only got one) and you have an everlasting memory...

Ten Reasons Why You Should Go Overlanding

Overlanding for the uninitiated, is travelling in a purpose built vehicle with an adventure overland company. Or put more simply, it is jumping on...

One day in Helsinki: a day trip from Tallinn

During my visit to Tallinn, I couldn't resist to do a short day trip to Helsinki. It's less than two hours by ferry and I...
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Sleep Less, Dream More – A Houseboat In Amsterdam

Gordon and Paula spend the night on Amsterdam's beautiful canals based on two music posters they saw on the internet. Read here about their...

Sleep less, dream more – The Night Train through Thailand

Our journey exploring Southeast Asia began in Thailand. We started in Bangkok, took a side trip to Koh Chang and then returned to Bangkok....