Backpacking in the Caribbean

10 Tips to travel the Caribbean local & budget style

The image you have in mind from the Caribbean gets beyond confirmed once arrived. From Tobago tucked away in the south east corner, to little Saba up north, the islands are blessed with tropical rainforests, stunning reef drops, waterfalls…
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Becoming a wilderness women: Off the grid eco camp in Dominica

I’m sitting in the shade of a palm tree. In the far distance, I can see the Atlantic, the ocean that brought me to here to Dominica. There are two hummingbirds making a love dance in the tree next to me. They keep falling out of the sky. A…
Hitch-sailing in Langkawi Malaysia
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A typical day of hitch-sailing: fun + making a difference

HitchSailing: spontaneous crewing on a strangers’ sailboat. Whether you have sailing experience or not, whether you contribute money or not, whether you found the boat in advance online or locally in the harbour. Some call it boathitchiking,…
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Travel packing for the planet: What's in my eco friendly travel kit?

You want to travel light, compact and purposeful. But that’s not enough! You want to support innovative social entrepreneurs, and have a positive influence on fellow travellers and locals to help create awareness of solutions out there…
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Sailing in Greece: island-hopping the adventurous way

Looking to go sailing in Greece? Great choice! Here's how to explore the Greek Island under sail, adventure-style! Everyday I see sailboats passing by. I just have to be on one. Not looking at one and not only writing about one. I'm getting…
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Kitesurfing in Cape Verde - Sao Vicente it is!

A long stretched empty white beach, a stunning mountain back drop view, a steady 20 knots wind 80% of the year, friendly Cape Verde beach boys and girls, good local food, and sunshine, all year round! That’s Salamansa beach in Sao Vicente,…
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El Medano Tenerife: a kitesurf & adventure travel guide

Southern Tenerife seems for many adventure seekers a 'no-go' because of the big tourism developments and touristic crowd. Don’t let this hold you back from visiting the south coast. Costa del Silencio in particular: the south-east coast.…

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