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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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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...

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Yes! While traveling we finally have the time to read those books we've always wanted to read! Bunch of Backpackers selected the best travel...
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Responsible travel gear: Fair trade scarves of Bruut van Bot

We met on Instagram. Two design engineers from Delft, one travel blogger from nearby Rotterdam. Wouter and Robert had just started their own clothing...

All aboard the Transmongolian Express!

In 2010 we jumped the epic 'Trans-Mongolian Express' and traveled 7621 kilometers from the red square in Moscow to the forbidden city in Beijing....

Off the beaten track in Myanmar

A wonderful country of monks, golden stupa's and most of all: friendly warm people from all different ethnicities. It's said that it's best to...