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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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Great hospitality at the Hera Hotel in Athens, Greece

With the beautifully illuminated Acropolis Hill behind me I walked towards the entrance of the Hera Hotel. The two Greek flags above the hotel doors...

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When I was Kyrgyzstan, I wanted to cross the Irkeshtam border into China. However, the internet provided me very little information on how to...

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....
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Solo female travel in Sudan – All you need to know!

Last January, I solo traveled in Sudan for 2,5 weeks. It turned out to be one my favorite travel destinations ever! Sudan has loads...

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...