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The Worst and Best of my Backpacking Trip

Posted on 30. May, 2011 by .

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Today, I realized it has been two years since my backpacking trip through Europe is over - I came home on May 30th of 2009. Hard to believe it’s so far behind me! But now that I am on a new journey, I decided to celebrate this sort-of anniversary by sharing a few facts about [...]

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Backpacking Guide 4: Who to pack

Posted on 28. May, 2010 by .

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courtesy of WikiCommon That’s right. When you plan a backpacking trip, make sure you choose your fellow companions wisely. Sure, deciding to go on a Eurotrip over drinks on a Friday night with work buddies seems like a good idea - but is it really? Travelling with someone is pretty much like living with them [...]

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Backpacking Guide 3: How to pack

Posted on 09. Mar, 2010 by .

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In order to appreciate your journeys from one place to another, there are certain rules to follow regarding the content of your backpack, more precisely how you pack it. You should always place the heaviest items in the middle of your backpack. It’s more natural to have weight on your middle back rather than on your lower [...]

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Backpacking Guide 2: What to pack

Posted on 20. Feb, 2010 by .

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Now that you’ve found your bag, do keep in mind that there are many things that need to be in there in order to make your trip more enjoyable, less stressful and possibly cheaper, as you won’t have to buy everything on location at tourist prices. Here’s a list of the essentials: Mini toiletries Cleansing [...]

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How to Choose Your Perfect Backpack

Posted on 09. Feb, 2010 by .

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Before you start planning your dream itinerary, make sure you take enough time to buy an adequate backpack. You can find great ones at outdoor activities stores (Moutain Coop Equipment is great). Make sure you don’t settle for the cheap one. Trust me, it’s a good investment to buy a quality backpack, although paying more than [...]

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