Blog - From The Pack

Croatia Without The Crowds!

Thu, 08 August 2019

Travel Guide to Zadar, CroatiaZadar is one of the oldest cities in Croatia. The ‘old town’ is separated from the rest of the city by both sea and castle walls. Zadar itself is not particularly a major tourist destination for backpackers, well, relative to other popular locations throughout Croatia. ... read more

Travel Colombia: Reasons to Add Colombia to Your South America Bucket List!

Tue, 06 August 2019

Reasons to add Colombia to your South America bucket list are extensive, but here's a short read on why you should start planning your trip!#1 Backpacking ParadisePeople from all over the world travel to Colombia to see this breathtaking and unique country in South America. Over the last couple of y... read more

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

9 Extreme Sports You Can Try Whilst Backpacking - And They're Not What You Would Expect

Wed, 19 June 2019

An important part of travelling is getting out of your comfort-zone and broadening your horizons, you can do this by going solo travelling for the first time or swimming with sharks, you will find something that suits you. A great way to test your limits and get your adrenaline pumping is by doing e... 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

4 Ways you can easily Stay Fit whilst Backpacking

Fri, 14 June 2019

Everybody travels, whether it is for a holiday, work or pleasure. However, when you are used to working out a certain amount of times a week and eating specific meals it can become quite a fuss to retain your level of health while travelling.When travelling our normal routines get thrown out of the ... read more

Backpacking App User of the Week: Anna-Maria Gittins

Thu, 13 June 2019

Edinburgh is a city of beautiful architecture and you can find fascinating landscapes around the city. As one of the most notable and interesting places to visit in Scotland, one of our user decided to visit Edinburgh among other choices so take a read on her experience!Bank Holiday Monday in Edinbu... 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