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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.

How to haggle during your travels?

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...

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...

The hitchhikers guide to Europe: 10 tips!

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 &...

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...

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,...

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...

Some simple tips for packing your backpack

"Manouk, is that all you have with you"? I get that question a lot. Compared to friends I'm a light packer. Especially when it...

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

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...

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...