Backpacking Archive

Backpackers: Let Your Feet Do the Talking

We’ve all seen it – the female sightseer staggering around ancient ruins in heels. Of course you’d never be silly enough to wear inappropriate footwear while travelling – right? Not only does it spoil your trip (and your companion’s) when your feet are covered in oozing blisters or you’ve sprained your ankle, it can be […]

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Backpacking with kids… It can be done!

We know what you’re thinking: once you have kids, your backpacking days are over. But thankfully, that’s far from the truth. If anything, in this day and age, the internet and Wifi have opened up the possibilities for all kinds of independent travel — even backpacking with children. These days, it’s easier than ever to […]

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Essential Backpacking Technology You Don’t Want To Forget

While the main idea behind backpacking is to travel in the cheapest and most-simple way possible, it would be foolish to overlook essential technology. Just because you’re getting back to basics, that doesn’t mean you should cut yourself off from the world. Indeed, people who backpack are more likely to need the assistance this tech […]

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Essential Accessories & Gadgets For Your Next Campervan Holiday

Regardless of whether you own your campervan or you are hiring it, whenever you take to the open roads in search of adventure you should make sure that you are travelling with some essential accessories and gadgets. If you are planning a road trip in a campervan soon, it is best that you are fully […]

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50 best adventure holidays

Adventure offerings, including kayaking in Turkey, diving in the Maldives or swimming with Californian sea lions Adventures for softies 1 Wild kayak in Turkey  Base yourself at the lovely Ece hotel on the waterfront of Sovalye , a pedestrianised island in the Gulf of Fethiye, and you can sign up for a two-day kayaking tour, […]

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Sri Lanka’s 20 best boutique hotels

Sri Lanka has bounced back from tsunamis, travel warnings and civil war. Here’s our pick of the best places to stay It has been ravaged by civil war, badly hit by the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004, and had travel warnings imposed on it for 30 years by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. But Sri […]

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The Top 5 Best Travel Apps for your iPhone

It’s best to travel stress-free and with no added pressure. Luckily these days there are so many different travel apps that you can download to your iPhone. With these apps you no longer have to worry about whether or not your flight is on time or if your hotel accommodation is not what you had […]

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