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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...

A modest guide to a surf camp in Taghazout, Morocco

Taghazout, Morocco - "How's the swell?" someone asks. I'm in Taghazout, one of the premier surf towns in Morocco. After gaining some surf experience in Indonesia and South Africa, I was eager to take...

Hiking in Mestia, Svaneti – Mazeri, Guli, Koruldi to Ushguli

Georgia (the country) - Albeit short, I loved my hiking trip to Georgia. I spent my time exploring the remote Svaneti region with snowy peaks, impressive glaciers, and green valleys. Here, high in the mountains,...

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Hang out with pre-historic fish at the Central Island National Park

Central Island National Park, Lake Turkana - The Central Island National Park is located in Lake Turkana and is home to numerous volcanic craters....
Machu Picchu Peru by Bunch of Backpackers

Money Matters: How much does it cost to travel Peru and...

It is generally known South America is more expensive than Asia, and Peru is more expensive than Bolivia. But how expensive? Bunch of Backpackers...

Phase I: Preparing and planning my Silk Roads and Southern Africa...

In this new series I will keep you guys updated on how I prepare for my 6-months (quarter ;)) round-the-world solo backpacking trip also...

Travel to Sudan with this two-week backpacking itinerary

Tour operator 'Lupine Travel' was the first in the United Kingdom to offer tours to Sudan as recently as 2017. It was even a news...

Money Matters: Costs of first-time backpacking in Thailand

Thailand: a country that doesn't really need an introduction. We all know it has delicious food, welcoming people and gorgeous white beaches. It is...

One day in Luxembourg City itinerary: What to do?

During my recent trip to the Grandy Duchy of Luxembourg I only had one day in Luxembourg City. Fortunately, it turned out to be...