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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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Travel must have: funky, cool camera straps!

Have you ever noticed that more and more people have DSLR’s? And have you also noticed that all those people wear the same boring...

Sleep Less, Dream More – On a (almost) deserted Filipino island

Palawan must be one of the most gorgeous islands in The Philippines. We decided to go off the beaten track here and island hop...

Antilliaanse Feesten, the largest Caribbean festival in the world

We're having a great time! The weather is beautiful and everywhere around us young people are barbecuing in front of their little wooden houses....

Phase V: Saying Goodbye 20’s and Hello BoB’s Epic Adventure

Today is my 30th birthday! Can't believe it's here already! Would you believe me if I said I still feel like 21? The only difference...

Freaky, geeky Japan: 11 quirky things to do for travelers

Dressed in a French maid uniform, a young, pretty Japanese girl with long brown-dyed hair kneels next to our table: "What can I get you,...

Review of the Hans Brinker Budget Hotel, the worst hotel in...

“It can’t get any worse, but we’ll do our best”. This is one of the famous slogans of the Hans Brinker Budget Hotel: a large...