Blog - From The Pack

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

Why Barcelona Should be on your Backpacking List - By Alpacr user Ailsa Renk

Tue, 28 May 2019

“It’s often possible to whistle-stop-tour European cities, but Barcelona resists this”Barcelona is just so vast in things that simply MUST be done or seen. The four days that I spent in this Catalonian city was barely close to being enough time. It’s often possible to whistle-stop-tour European citi... 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

World Turtle Day: Top 3 Ways You Can Save Turtles From Anywhere in the World

Thu, 23 May 2019

Turtles belong to one of the oldest reptile groups on the planet and they almost exist up to 200 million years. That’s when dinosaurs were still alive. They can breathe air, lay their eggs on the beach but live in the ocean. Their life span is even surpassing the life expectancy of us humans and the... 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

Top 5 Backpacking Locations in Argentina - By an Argentinian - Part 1

Tue, 21 May 2019

More than a backpacking app, Alpacr is a community of world travellers seeking to inject happiness in others around them by doing good, seeing good and embracing the natural world. Camila Viera is not only part of that community but she personifies that community, with a love for the outdoors and na... read more

Backpacking Inspiration and Advice: Phoebe Howlett

Mon, 20 May 2019

People who inspire us to travel more whilst backpackingHave you ever asked yourself what life would look like if you didn't have what you have now? If your life was completely different from your current reality? Imagine that there is no tomorrow, what things would you regret the most? More backpack... read more

User of the Week: Kaylee G

Tue, 14 May 2019

As we all grow and become adults we are sometimes not aware of the moments that are passing by so fast; the places that we have seen or people that we’ve met brought us invaluable experience in every sense of personal growth. By sharing our adventures with other people we can inspire and encourage t... read more

Alpacr - The Backpacking App: User of the Week

Tue, 07 May 2019

Alpacr is the exciting new backpacking app and travel diary connecting the world through travel and adventure. To achieve that goal, we are focusing on various topics such as environmental issues, gender balance, female empowerment and multiculturalism in general.In addition we have decided to publi... 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