3 ways backpacking makes you a more responsible traveler

Nyamirambo Women's Center
Responsible travel is booming. You read about responsible travel (a.k.a. sustainable travel or ethical travel) in the newspaper or on blogs, and travel organizations...

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...

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

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...

Is this the best lightweight sleeping bag for backpacking? Review: Nomad...

Best Lightweight Sleeping Bag for Backpacking camping Georgia
The search for the best lightweight sleeping bag for backpacking and hiking Have you ever been cold while camping in the mountains? I have! I...

9 reasons why scuba diving is fun and how it enriched...

Why scuba diving is fun Bunch of Backpackers2
You should never have too many regrets in life, but I truly wish I had discovered scuba diving sooner. I traveled past so many dive...

Is this the best backpacker tent? Review: Nordisk Telemark 1 LW

Camping Nordisk Telemark 1 ULW in Tajikistan. Best Backpacker Tent
The search for the best backpacker tent The last few years, I traveled with a tent. A tent offers you the certainty of a place...

Money Matters: How much does it cost to backpack in Sudan?...

Did you know Sudan has more pyramids than Egypt? No? I didn't know either. However, during my latest trip I discovered Sudan has many incredible...

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...

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

Based on many years of travel experience, here is the packing list for 6-months of backpacking in Southern Africa and the Silk Road countries....