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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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The Ultimate Guide to Hostels in Rotterdam – 5 hostels tried...

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The lack of a subjective overview of hostels in Rotterdam, prompted to me to go on a few 'microadventures' in my own city. For...

Sleep less, dream more – Under a canopy in Hasankeyf

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Margherita encountered great hospitality during a couch surfing trip in Turkey. Read about the time she slept under a canopy in Hasankeyf and learn...

Introducing Yonderbound, the social approach to hotel bookings

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As a backpacker I usually just show up at an accommodation. I only use booking websites such as Hostelworld.com or Booking.com when I really...
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Six promises to the long-term traveler

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You said goodbye to family and friends, passed customs and are now all alone: ready for your Big Adventure. After carefully putting down your...