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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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Some years ago I went on a 3-day jungle tour to Brownsberg in Surinam (South America). Brownsberg is located south of Paramaribo, the capital...

Money Matters: What were the costs of a weekend in Singapore?

Abbi spent a weekend in Singapore as part of a 4-month Southeast Asia backpacking trip. For Bunch of Backpackers, she kept track of her...

Review: Pacsafe 5L portable safe

About the Pacsafe 5L portable safe: The travel scene has changed. In this internet-dominated era people travel around with smartphones, laptops, e-readers and tablets. Often...

What’s the deal with all those stray dogs in Athens?

Imagine walking around the streets of Delhi in India... Everywhere you look, cows are wandering the streets, lying on sidewalks and making cars swerve. Now...

Solo female backpacking in Iran: Experiences and tips for future travelers

'What were your experiences as a solo female backpacker in Iran?' This question I got quite a few times after my trip to Iran last...