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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...

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...

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...

Six Sri Lanka packing list favorites

Favorites Sri Lanka GoPro Sony High Res Pacsafe Weird
Saturday, I will fly to Sri Lanka for a short backpacking trip in the central and southern region. My last backpacking trip was more...

Review: Fujifilm Instax Mini 25 polaroid camera

About the Fujifilm Instax Mini 25 polaroid camera: The 'Fujifilm Instax Mini 25' is a cool small polaroid camera creating photo's in the wink of...

Review: Suit Suit Fabulous Fifty Trolley

About the Suit Suit Fabulous Fifties Trolley The 'Suit Suit Fabulous Fifties trolley' is a mint green weekend suitcase from the 'Fabulous Fifties' line. The...

Responsible travel gear: Fair trade scarves of Bruut van Bot

Wouter Struijk en Robert Hooft Nepal Bruut van Bot
We met on Instagram. Two design engineers from Delft, one travel blogger from nearby Rotterdam. Wouter and Robert had just started their own clothing...

Review: Fujifilm Instax 210 polaroid camera

Polaroid Fujifilm Instax 210
About the Fujifilm Instax 210 polaroid camera: The 'Fujifilm Instax 210' is a huge polaroid camera creating photo's of about twice the size of a...

Introducing Yonderbound, the social approach to hotel bookings

As a backpacker I usually just show up at an accommodation. I only use booking websites such as Hostelworld.com or Booking.com when I really...