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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 Tour in Ethiopia. I spent four days traveling in this otherwordly region located...

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...
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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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Bunch of Backpackers Glossary, your guide to backpacker jargon!

Hi there! This is the Bunch of Backpackers Glossary. Your guide to backpacker jargon, slang and all that sort of stuff. Enjoy reading! WARNING: This...

Sleep less, dream more – The Night Train through Thailand

Our journey exploring Southeast Asia began in Thailand. We started in Bangkok, took a side trip to Koh Chang and then returned to Bangkok....

One day in Helsinki: a day trip from Tallinn

During my visit to Tallinn, I couldn't resist to do a short day trip to Helsinki. It's less than 2 hours by ferry and I...

Sleep Less, Dream More – Overnight Delivery in Vietnam

This post is part of the Sleep Less, Dream More series in which we share uncommon sleeping places and circumstances travelers encountered during their trip. Written...

Trying out the Rotterdam Routes App

"Of course I know Rotterdam...!" I grew up near Rotterdam and I've been living in Rotterdam since I was eighteen. It's safe to say I...
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You may have come across it in hostels during your travels or on the web: Backpacker Bingo. Well, Bunch of Backpackers presents a fun...

Exploring hipster Kalamaja by bike

I love to cycle and fortunately I soon found out there are several bike tours within and around Tallinn. I decided to go for a Kalamaja...

How to arrange a budget Kenyan safari?

Kenya is one of the best places in the world to see large game and beautiful bird life. The experiences I’ve had on safari...
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