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My First Couchsurfing Experience - Was it Worth it?

Fri, 28 June 2019

In this written piece I'm gonna talk about another app we are big fans of which has been around for almost two decades and that allows people to connect more easily. Inspite of that, not many people are introduced in what couchsurfing exactly is. Like Alpacr the backpacking app, couchsurfing is also... read more

5 Festivals in Europe you must Visit this Summer!

Fri, 28 June 2019

Imagine summer, you are lying on the beach, enjoying the sun and drinking some fancy cocktails. No worries on your mind, you just enjoy the lush life! After a day spent on a sunny beach, you are joining the vibe of the festival community and feeling this melting pot from people all over the wolrd, m... read more

5 Ways to Take Your Travel Photography to the Next Level

Tue, 25 June 2019

Have you ever gone on a trip where you took so many photos and couldn’t wait to show your friends and family, however the photos didn’t do the actual scenery justice?Whether you own the newest DSLR with a D3500’s large 24.2 MP DX-format sensor and full HD filming with a rotatable stand tripod or an ... read more

4 Ways You can Easily Travel and be Sustainable

Tue, 18 June 2019

Sustainable travel is a term that has been growing in popularity in the last few years, people are throwing terms at us like eco-tourism, global warming and environmental friendliness on the daily. We all want to contribute to a better world, but, how can we? This is why I have 5 tips for you on how... read more

Amsterdam Through the Eyes of a Local

Mon, 10 June 2019

When thinking about Amsterdam and backpacking there are certain words that might pop into your mind: drugs, partying and sin. Today I am going to show you a different side of this beautiful city that is rich with history and will have you book your next flight to the Netherlands!Personally, I would ... read more

The Unspoken Spanish City which is Essential for Backpackers - Camille Biagini

Tue, 04 June 2019

I found myself wavering, uncertain of what I was going to do in Spain without my coworker, who had to leave me after getting sick mid-trip. We had just left from a 7-day tour in Morocco when my co-worker, Chris, dropped the unexpected news that he wouldn’t be staying in Spain with me and had booked ... read more

How Can Travel Unite Women Around the World? - A Proactive Guide

Fri, 24 May 2019

International Women’s Day occurred in 1911 and every year it is celebrated all over the world. This year was held under the theme #BalanceforBetter. Gender balance is a matter of a world in total, it reflects progress that has been made regarding women’s emancipation and women’s role in business or ... read more

Top 5 Backpacking Locations in Argentina - By an Argentinian - Part 2

Wed, 22 May 2019

Carrying on with our tour around Argentina with Alpacr user Camila, it's about to get fishy...Peninsula Valdes:In this wonderful place, in the province of Chubut, you can find different marine animals that inhabit the sea and its beaches. That’s because of the shape it forms on the Argentine sea. Pa... read more

3 Reasons You Should Travel to Columbia

Fri, 03 May 2019

#1 Backpacking ParadiseBackpackers from all over the world travel to Columbia to see this breathtaking and unique country. Over the last couple of years Colombia became way easier to travel and a lot safer for backpackers. Besides it is quite cheap, and it offers an incredible amount of various clim... read more