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Handy Tips for Backpacking Japan on the Cheap (in 2018)

I Wish I had Known This Before Backpacking Japan on the Cheap

I thought backpacking Japan would go just as smoothly as travelling New Zealand: Just going with the flow and basically winging the entire trip. Japan is not as backpacker friendly and attuned to the backpacker community and as a result, some prior planning is necessary. That being said, there are a lot of conveniences that […]

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Essential Saving Tips for Backpacking New Zealand

So you want to go backpacking New Zealand, the land of Middle Earth, pardon, New Zealand, do you? Well, that’s perfect because this country is a backpacker heaven. So many backpackers come here on a regular basis, there have been a lot of adaptations made for their comfort. For instance, travelling by bus is comparatively […]

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Screw the Backpacker Lifestyle I’ll Go Flashpacking

Included pools and cocktails? Sign me up.

The pungent smell of old socks, stale air and halitosis in the air could only mean one thing: I had arrived in yet another way too big hostel dorm. The only hope of a fresh breeze came from the dirty street above and a cellar room with four three-level bunk beds, one tiny sink and […]

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What Kind of Traveller Are You?

Let’s not kid ourselves, we like categories. Putting everything in neat little boxes of patterns, stereotypes and expectations. But do you ever do that when it comes to your own travel style? Have you ever thought about it in the first place? We are all unique little snow flakes and this does not only show […]

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