On Being a Backpacker

Travelled by Shane Gladigau | 1 Comments

On Being a Backpacker

Entering a foreign country Entering a foreign country as a backpacker means having to suspend your view of the world and the assumptions you grew up with. You need to open your mind, open your heart and open your eyes, becoming sensitive to unfamiliar behaviours and beliefs.

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The Backpackers Scourge: Bedbugs

I'm itching just thinking about them. Bedbugs are arguably the most feared enemy of the backpacker.

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2 Backpacker Golden Rules!

Travelled by Joaquin Montero | 0 Comments

2 Backpacker Golden Rules!

Berlin was our first stop on our 1-month trip across Europe.  The moment we arrived in this great city we realised that we not only had to figure out where were we going to sleep (in a hostel, of course!) but also how we were going to eat! With...

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Backpacker Recipes: The Basic Meal - Part I

The following post is the first in a series I’d like to call “Foolproof recipes - Eat cheap and easy.”  If you are like me, you’ll probably relate to how difficult the daily dinner choice is while on your travels - a dinner that’s both delicious and inventive while...

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