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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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3 ways backpacking makes you a more responsible traveler

Responsible travel is booming. You read about responsible travel (a.k.a. sustainable travel or ethical travel) in the newspaper or on blogs, and travel organizations increasingly use it as a selling point. Even the United...
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Money Matters: How much does it cost to backpack Uganda and Rwanda?

What budget do you need for your Uganda and Rwanda trip? During my recent short Rwanda and Uganda backpacking trip, I kept track of all expenses. Compared to my previous travels on the African continent,...

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 many tours of offer, but as a backpacker, I prefer...

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Responsible travel gear: O My Bag, beautiful eco-bags from India

Imagine a brand that makes the most beautiful eco-leather bags in the world. Bags that are produced fair. Bags that give you an instant...

Sleep Less, Dream More – Cavesurfing in Jordan

This post is part of the Sleep Less, Dream More series in which we share uncommon sleeping places and circumstances travelers encountered during their trip. Written...

On new travel plans and more…

My last 'personal' blog titled 'On work and wanderlust has a publishing date of almost two years ago. Therefore, time for a small update on...

There were no one goes: Visit Eliye Springs in Kenya (updated...

 Eliye Springs is an oasis located on the sandy western shores of the Turkana lake in northern Kenya. It lies approximately 40 kilometres east...
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