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Tips and tricks for on the road

With over ten years of backpacking experience under my belt I hope I am able to give you some tips for your travel. Here you can find my packing list, tips for camping and backpacking, safety tips and tips on solo travel.

3 ways backpacking makes you a more responsible traveler

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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 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...

The pros and cons of a homestay program abroad

 In my early twenties I traveled to Shjiazhuang, a large industrial city south of Beijing to participate in a one-month homestay program of an...

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,...

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....

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...

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...

Safety tips for the adventurous solo backpacker!

Due to the popularity of the previously written post 'How to Keep Your Money Safe While Traveling?', I decided to share more tips on...

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...