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Bunch of Backpackers Glossary, your guide to backpacker jargon!

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Hi there! This is the Bunch of Backpackers Glossary. Your guide to backpacker jargon, slang and all that sort of stuff. Enjoy reading! WARNING: This...

The best party hostels in Asia

I've done two 'big backpacking trips': the first from Tokyo to Kuala Lumpur and the second from Moscow to Bangkok. In both trips there was...

Backpacker Bingo

Funny Backpacker Bingo
You may have come across it in hostels during your travels or on the web: Backpacker Bingo. Well, Bunch of Backpackers presents a fun...

Best Places to Travel When Solo and On a Budget! Updated...

Let's talk about the best places to travel when solo and on a budget! Two of the most common travel myths include: You need lots of...

Six promises to the long-term traveler

Long-term travel
You said goodbye to family and friends, passed customs and are now all alone: ready for your Big Adventure. After carefully putting down your...

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...

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...

How my new year started with a tear gas attack in...

All of a sudden there was chaos. I found myself running over Khartoum's famous Africa road with a hint of panic. 'Where were the...

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...