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How to get an Ethiopian visa in Khartoum. Copyright Bunch of Backpackers.

How to get your Ethiopian visa in Khartoum, Sudan: costs and requirements

Getting a visa can be a pain in the ass, but good news: getting your Ethiopian visa in Khartoum is easy! I got my visa in January 2018. Below you will information about the...

Ultimate Sudan travel guide: itinerary, budget and travel tips for backpackers

Sudan...a country where only a few venture. Those adventurers who do, soon discover that Sudan is an incredibly fascinating destination. Here, seemingly forgotten pyramids still stand in endless desert sands. Vibrant markets are a...

Money Matters: How much does it cost to backpack in Sudan?

Did you know Sudan has more pyramids than Egypt? No? I didn't know either. However, during my latest trip I discovered Sudan has many incredible treasures to offer. From ancient monuments and endless deserts to...

How to cross the Irkeshtam border from China to Kyrgyzstan – Kashgar to Osh

When I was Kyrgyzstan, I wanted to cross the Irkeshtam border into China. However, the internet provided me very little information on how to cross this border from Kyrgyzstan to China, going from Osh...

On new travel plans and more…

My last 'personal' blog titled 'On work and wanderlust has a publishing date of almost two years ago. Therefore, time for a small update on my personal life and also to reveal new exciting travel...

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Best backpacker reads

Yes! While traveling we finally have the time to read those books we've always wanted to read! A 10-hour bus ride is no longer...

The hitchhikers guide to Europe: 10 tips!

It's by far the best way to meet people, to get on the road as cheap as possible and gather some unexpected adventure on...

Introducing Kekke Camerariem, the funkiest camera straps

About a year ago I wrote a post about my funky camera strap 'Indian Summer' which I had bought at the webshop ‘Kekke camerariem’. At...

The best party places in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is one of the most popular destinations for backpackers. It is easy to travel around and budget-friendly. Most backpackers tend to do (parts...

Photo essay: All aboard the Trans-Mongolian 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....

Money matters: How much will your USA road trip cost?

On the hotlist of every traveller: a USA road trip with your own van! Driving through national parks, eating a homemade burger in front...

Money Matters: How much does it cost to travel in Ecuador?

Ecuador has it all: Go on an adventure in the Andes, explore the colonial towns or visit the famous Galapagos islands. But, how much...

Six ethical dilemmas I encountered as a traveler. What will you...

In the last decade, 'ethics in travel' has received increased attention from both travelers and the travel industry. As tourism is booming, this increased awareness...

Sleep Less, Dream More – St Briavels Castle, England

St. Briavels is not your average accommodation. It's an 800-year old Norman castle that now serves as YHA hostel. Read here about Nichola West's...

Visit Giethoorn, the picturesque Dutch village with no roads

The charming village of Giethoorn consists only of waterways and narrow walking paths. It is fittingly called the 'Venice of the Netherlands' or the 'Venice...
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