Destinations

The best places to travel in the world

Petra in Jordan

Where are the best places to travel in the world? Below are some suggestions. Please note that all these suggested backpacking destinations given below include a few countries and you may need at least a couple of months to explore them in depth. If you don’t have enough time, you can always travel part of it and then come back […]

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Backpacking in Asia

Backpacking in Asia

Backpacking in Asia is a great experience for every backpacker! Generally speaking, Asia is referred to as backpackers’ paradise and it is usually safe, cheap and easy to travel. Of course, you cannot say this for the whole continent, but it is valid for most parts of it. Asia is by far the largest and the most densely populated continent […]

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Backpacking in Africa

A paradise: Jambiani village in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Backpacking in Africa may be challenging depending on the region you go, especially if you are traveling solo. Depending on my limited travel experience in Africa, I saw three distinct regions: North Africa This region includes the northern part of the continent from Egypt and Morocco down to the Sahara desert. I spent time both in Egypt and Morocco, and […]

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Don’t mess with the Taliban!

Don’t mess with the Taliban!

Backpacking in Afghanistan may sound unusual to many of you, especially if it took place when the Taliban was in power. It may sound even more unusual, if it also included a detention with espionage allegations in a Taliban prison, where I got also slightly beaten – we were accused of being American spies by the Taliban, even though neither […]

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