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 adventure in Ethiopia....

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...

How much does it cost to backpack Ethiopia?

Danakil Depression in Ethiopia. Copyright Bunch of Backpackers.
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...

Celebrating the Ethiopian Timkat festival in Aksum: 20 photographs (and tips...

Hundreds of people dressed in white robes line the streets of Aksum, chanting, dancing and clapping their hands for Ethiopian Timkat. The Timkat 'epiphany'...

Money Matters: How much does it cost to backpack Georgia?

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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...

The Ultimate Guide to Hostels in Rotterdam – 5 hostels tried...

Best hostels in Rotterdam - Guide by Bunch of Backpackers 6
The lack of a subjective overview of hostels in Rotterdam, prompted to me to go on a few 'microadventures' in my own city. For...

Review: Overlanding with Nomad Tours Africa – Best of Namibia

About my Nomad Tours Africa - Best of Namibia adventure!  During my backpacking trip in Southern Africa, I heard from fellow backpackers that independent travel in...

Three Mexican Misadventures

Mexican misadventures
As a travel blogger and an experienced traveler, I offer 'expert travel advice'. This is clearly stated on my website. However, those who followed...

13 best hostels for solo travelers in Asia – social, cheap and...

Solo travel is fun, but can be lonely at times. Hostels are the perfect place to make new friends. For me, the difference between...