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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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Sleep Less, Dream More – Over-the-Water Bungalows in Paradise

In mid-2013, while travelling through Guatemala, I met a fellow Aussie gal, who in turn met an American beau. We all became travel buddies,...

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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...

Review: Suit Suit Fabulous Fifty Trolley

About the Suit Suit Fabulous Fifties Trolley The 'Suit Suit Fabulous Fifties trolley' is a mint green weekend suitcase from the 'Fabulous Fifties' line. The...

Responsible travel gear: O My Bag, beautiful eco-bags from India

Imagine a brand that makes the most beautiful eco-leather bags in the world. Bags that are produced fair. Bags that give you an instant...

Solo female backpacking in Iran: Experiences and tips for future travelers

'What were your experiences as a solo female backpacker in Iran?' This question I got quite a few times after my trip to Iran last...