How to Win The Great Visa Game of Southern Africa &...

For BoB's Epic Adventure (and for most other long-term trips), there is not that much preparation needed. The three most important things are: book your first...

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...

Ultimate camping tips for beginners and first-timers!

On top of a rock in Indonesia, where the wind was so strong the tent-cloth touched my face, I camped. In between a colorful sea of tents...

How to choose the ideal backpack (without going crazy)?

For my upcoming trip BoB's Epic Adventure, I decided it was time for a new backpack. After long and careful consideration, I finally opted for the beautiful...

Eight ethical travel dilemmas: What will you do?

In the last decade, 'ethics in travel', 'sustainable travel' and 'responsible travel' has received increased attention from both travelers and the travel industry. As tourism...

Money Matters: What were the costs of a weekend in Singapore?

Abbi spent a weekend in Singapore as part of a 4-month Southeast Asia backpacking trip. For Bunch of Backpackers, she kept track of her...

Review: Pacsafe 5L portable safe

About the Pacsafe 5L portable safe: The travel scene has changed. In this internet-dominated era people travel around with smartphones, laptops, e-readers and tablets. Often...

Ten ways to hold on to that holiday feeling (when you’re...

I just got back from consecutive trips to Sri Lanka, Prague and the Costa Brava and I'm feeling miserable. I'm suffering from excessive fatigue,...

Review: Sony MDR-1A headphones and the Sony NWZ-A15 walkman.

About the Sony MDR-1A stereo headphones and the Sony NWZ-A15 walkman: I love listening to music during my travels and I was more than happy...