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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.

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

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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...

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....

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...

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

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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...

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 haggle during your travels?

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

Money and backpacking: How to keep your money safe while traveling?

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Mexican misadventures
After working 3 part-time jobs you finally managed to save up enough money for your backpacking dream trip. But I'm sure no one told you...

The hitchhikers guide to Europe: 10 tips!

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It's by far the best way to meet people, to get on the road as cheap as possible and gather some unexpected adventure on...

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...