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Silent & Spectacular Kyrgyzstan: 5 top adventure picks

Most people who visit Kyrgyzstan head straight to its most famous sights such as Lake Song-Kul and Lake Issyk-Kul. However, if you go 'off-the-beaten' track,...

Money Matters: Costs of backpacking in Iran

Esfahan, Iran Costs Copyright Bunch of Backpackers
Iran is incredibly easy on the wallet since the costs of food, accommodation and transportation are low. The only thing that is (relatively) expensive...

Don’t miss these backpacker experiences in South Africa

Bo Kaap Capetown Bunch of Backpackers
South Africa offers something for everyone: a beautiful, diverse landscape, many different cultures, wicked wildlife-watching opportunities, friendly people, vibrant cities, the best beaches and...

The best hostels in Iran, a personal selection!

Best hostels in Iran
Iran only has a relatively small number of hostels and backpacker guesthouses. However, as tourism increases, more hostels are expected to open. If you...

Backpacking the ‘Silk Road’: an ultimate overview

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Only a few people know this, but when I was in Africa I considered to cancel my ticket to Turkey (and thus the entire...

Don’t ruin your camera and 9 other tips for your visit...

One of Africa's absolute icons: Victoria Falls or Mosi-oa-Tunyac (The Smoke That Thunders). Victoria Falls is considered one of the Natural Wonders of the...

Backpacking Southern Africa: an ultimate overview

With the hostel's dog snoring next to me and a Savannah beer on the table, I finally found time to write this overview article...

Surf Camp Fuerteventura with Planet Surf

A few months ago I received an invitation of Planet Surf for a surfcamp in Fuerteventura. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to go, due to...

My packing list for 6 months of backpacking Southern Africa and...

Based on many years of travel experience, here is the packing list for my upcoming 6-month backpacking trip to Southern Africa and the Silk...