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Tips and tricks for on the road

With over fifteen years of backpacking experience under my belt I’m here to give you some tips for your travels. Here you can find my packing lists, tips for camping and backpacking, safety tips and tips on solo travel.

How to haggle during your travels?

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One of the things that will help you to save money during your travels is haggling or bargaining. But how to haggle? What is...

How to go local while traveling?

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Dinner at someone’s home in Kenya, an all-night karaoke session with Japanese students in Tokyo and playing checkers with taxi drivers in China: for...

How to choose the perfect hostel? – 5 easy steps for...

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Yeah! You finally booked your flights! Now, there is only thing left to do and that is finding that perfect hostel. A good hostel...

Ultimate camping tips for beginners and first-timers!

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

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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...

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

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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....

Safety tips for the adventurous solo backpacker!

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

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

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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,...

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

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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...