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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...

How much does it cost to backpack Ethiopia?

What budget do you need for your Ethiopia trip? During my recent Ethiopia backpacking trip, I kept track of all expenses. Compared to Egypt and Sudan, in Ethiopia my travel expenses per day were definitely...

Celebrating the Ethiopian Timkat festival in Aksum: 20 photographs (and tips for your visit)!

Hundreds of people dressed in white robes line the streets of Aksum, chanting, dancing and clapping their hands for Ethiopian Timkat. The Timkat 'epiphany' festival celebrates the baptism of Christ. As the majority of...
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Money Matters: How much does it cost to backpack Georgia?

From snow-capped peaks towering high above ancient watch towers to vineyards, canyons and vibrant cities. Georgia, at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, has something to offer for everyone! During my recent Georgia backpacking...
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Is this the best lightweight sleeping bag for backpacking? A Nomad Pegasus 450 Review

The search for the best lightweight sleeping bag for backpacking and hiking Have you ever been cold while camping in the mountains? I have! I did a few hikes in the mountains of Central Asia...

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Bolivia is one of the coolest and cheapest destinations in South America. Tapashia and Ashvin visited Bolivia during a longterm backpacking trip in South America...

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One of the things that will help you to save money during your travels is haggling or bargaining. But how to haggle? What is...

Preparing for Kenya: the best Kenyan music!

Bunch of Backpackers selected the best Kenyan music to get you in the mood for your trip to magical Kenya! And if you're not...

Sleep Less, Dream More – Sleeping Above the Clouds: Mt Kilimanjaro

Climbing to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro was by far one of the most challenging adventures I have ever undertaken, and one which pushed...
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Jiuzhaigou, the most beautiful place in China

This never happened before. I stepped out of the minibus in Jiuzhaigou National Reserve and I was completely overwhelmed. What I saw was an absolutely breathtaking landscape...
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You can hike. You can snowshoe. You can go mountaineering, you can kayak, you can even camp out under the stars. There are plenty...
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