Backpacking through Canggu: an alternative Balinese surf experience

Why not Kuta? When you first start planning a trip to Bali, every book, blog, and instagram post mentions Kuta Beach. Famed as a surfer’s haven with incredible rolling waves and seemingly endless miles of white sand, it didn’t take very long for this balinese secret to become overexposed....
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The Best 10 Jobs For Backpackers

If you’ve always wanted to backpack around the world, but you don’t have the funds to support yourself, there’s no need to give up on your dream. Many long-term travelers make money on the road through a variety of travel jobs and working online. If you need some inspiration and ideas for jobs...
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Yin Yang Festival – Party on the Chinese Wall

The following post is written by Pierce, who is a contributor to the travel and surf blog wavesnbackpack. Julian, who initiated wnb, met Pierce while studying in Dublin. There they spent several evenings sharing past travel experiences and got excited about future travels. This post discusses an...
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Visiting Machu Picchu: What You Need to Know

Planning a visit to the Lost City of the Incas? It is a genuine trek to reach Machu Picchu, whether you hike the 27-mile Inca Trail to get there or travel by plane, train and automobile. It is, however, one you’ll find to be well worth the journey as you peer down upon the drifting clouds and...
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The Top Accessories Every Backpacker Needs

The Go Pro adventure camera is immensely popular among the active adventure travel set, as well as the general population. It is so much more than just an action camera, especially when paired with the right accessories. Here are some of the most crucial add-ons to help you take your Go Pro...
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Adventures on Beautiful Greek Islands: How to Visit Zakynthos

Lately, you find yourself dreaming of white sand beaches and stunning blue water. You feel the urge to explore ancient culture and meet friendly people during lazy, sunny holidays. Sounds like you need to head for Greece’s famous Zakynthos Island. The third largest of the Ionian islands,...
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Explore Madrid and Do These 20 Things

The Spanish capital is a stylish and vibrant hub of activity, with too many attractions to pack into just one visit. Here we offer our 20 favorite things to do in Madrid, just to whet your appetite. 1. Madrid’s Art Triangle Madrid is renowned for its world-class art collections, most of which...
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Beginners Guide to Backpacking Indonesia

Indonesia, home to pygmy elephants, tree kangaroos, and the Komodo dragon. Land of rice terraces, untamed jungle, and islands surrounded by pristine coral reefs. It is made up of around 17,000 different islands across close to two million square kilometers along the equator, which makes it hard...
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