Review: Overlanding with Nomad Tours Africa – Best of Namibia

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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...

Money Matters: Costs of first-time backpacking in Thailand

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Thailand: a country that doesn't really need an introduction. We all know it has delicious food, welcoming people and gorgeous white beaches. It is...

Sleep Less, Dream More – Sleeping Above the Clouds: Mt Kilimanjaro

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Climbing to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro was by far one of the most challenging adventures I have ever undertaken, and one which pushed...

Sleep less, dream more – A hammock in the jungle of...

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Some years ago I went on a 3-day jungle tour to Brownsberg in Surinam (South America). Brownsberg is located south of Paramaribo, the capital...

Sleep Less, Dream More – Sea, Storm and a Sleepless Night

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We had just weighed anchor a few hours earlier in Miami Beach and 3,000 miles of Atlantic Ocean was all that lay ahead between...

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

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Backpacking in Georgia - Day tour to David Gareja.
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...

Ancient rituals at the 10th World Wai Kru Ceremony in Ayutthaya

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Whoever thought Muay Thai is a mindless, aggressive and blood hungry sport: think again. During my recent trip to Thailand I discovered that Muay...

BoB vs. the Gobi desert in Mongolia

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We arrived at the Mongolian host family’s house: a ger (traditional Mongolian tent), which stood proudly on a small hill surrounded by endless plains...

Sleep Less, Dream More – Surprising results: camping on the beach

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After 10 hours of hitchhiking across Vancouver Island, we really just wanted to pitch our tent and get a good night’s sleep. We were...