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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...

How to prepare for your Danakil Depression tour in Ethiopia?

“Welcome to Danakil Depression, the most inhospitable place in the world.”  With these joyful words Guide Fish started our Danakil Depression adventure in Ethiopia. I spent four days traveling in this otherwordly region located...

The Ultimate Guide to Backpacking Ethiopia: itinerary, budget and tips!

Backpacking Ethiopia is not for rookies. However, if you decide to explore this beautiful country, you will be rewarded with some unforgettable experiences. Join thousands of people in their chanting and dancing for the...

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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...
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The best hostels in Iran (updated in 2018)

Let's talk about hostels in Iran! Iran only has a relatively small number of hostels and backpacker guesthouses. However, as tourism increases, more hostels...
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