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Hospital Hopping Around Asia

I’m not going to say that I always had to go to the hospital, but there were times when shall we say fortune hath shown ill favor. Thanks to a new diet or falling into the trap of playing tourist. The thing to kind of keep in mind is that, in Asia, going to the […]

Wombats City Hostel Munich – A Backpackers Review

Heading to Munich, Germany soon and need a best and convenient place to stay? Yes? Then you have come to right spot. We know how time taking process it can be to find a good hostel or to crack a good deal of cheap accommodation so to save you the trouble of looking through thousands […]

Tulum a Beautiful Village on the Caribbean Coastline of Mexico

About 90 minutes’ drive south from the infamous party town of Cancun is a far more peaceful village on the Caribbean coastline of Mexico. Tulum is far removed from the intensity of Cancun and what you experience here could well be unmatched to any travel experience you have. Being located on a Caribbean coastline gives […]

Your Complete Sri Lanka Travel Guide

There is something totally alluring about the Asian continent that is attractive to travellers with a sense of adventure and curiosity. India’s reputation for occasionally being unsafe and over whelming, alongside Nepal’s reputation as being the place for extreme outdoor enthusiasts makes Sri Lanka the safe haven in between those contrasting countries. The small island […]

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7 Essential Tips for Women Solo Hikers

Doing thing solo, especially hiking solo, is one of the best ways to improve the independence and personal skills. Of course, hiking alone in the wilderness has its risks. Yet, there is no reason … [Read More...]

4 Secret Spanish Beaches Where You Can Party Like The Locals

Isn’t planning a stag party a hell-of-a-task? Being the best man is a plateful, ain’t it? Spain stag parties are worth every dime because of the fantastic booze and locations. Choosing stag do … [Read More...]

Why you should travel light in the wilderness

For a person whose only passion is travelling and exploring new destinations, one of the most crucial decisions to make before going on a trip is to choose what to take along in that one backpack and … [Read More...]

Hiking Hungary’s Mátra Mountain Range

Standing high above the rest of Hungary is Kékestető peak. Three thousand, three hundred and twenty six feet to be exact. While this may not seem incredibly tall in comparison to other infamous peaks … [Read More...]

Walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain – The French Way

The Camino de Santiago, otherwise known as the Way of St James, is a series of pilgrim routes leading to his shrine at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, northwest Spain. These walks, … [Read More...]

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7 Essential Tips for Women Solo Hikers

Doing thing solo, especially hiking solo, is one of the best ways to improve the independence and personal skills. Of course, hiking alone in the wilderness has its risks. Yet, there is no reason … [Read More...]

What I’ve Learned From Reviewing Over a Dozen Backpacks

After a year and a half of one bag travel, I caught the backpack bug—big time. So much so that I started my own website, packhacker.com, where my team and I review backpacks and other gear with a … [Read More...]

Secrets to a Successful Backpacking Trip

From seasoned travelers to first timers, the question of what to bring on a backpacking trip is always relevant. In the case that you just recently pick up backpacking, this issue has become extremely … [Read More...]

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The Backpack Hostel in Cape Town South Africa – Hostels for Backpackers

The Backpack Hostel Conveniently located in Cape Town, The Backpack Hostel is a great base from which to explore this vibrant … [Read More...]

The Local Hostel NYC in New York City, USA – Hostels for Backpackers

The Local Hostel NYC Conveniently located in New York (NY), The Local Hostel NYC is a great base from which to explore this … [Read More...]