The Happy Nomad for Backpackers by Backpackers

Why Travel Solo

“In each of us dwells a wanderer, a gypsy, a pilgrim. The purpose here is to call forth the spirit. What matters most on your journey is how deeply you see, how attentively you hear, how richly...

The Most Epic Travel Selfie of all Time

Check out the most epic travel selfie compilation by Alex Chacon on his Modern Motorcycle Diaries, riding in over 36+ countries, driving over 200,000+ Km, and crossing 75+ borders around the world to the...

The Best Greek Islands for this Summer

White washed houses clinging to the steep island hillsides. Picture perfect crystalline blue and turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea.  It’s these images that come to mind when dreaming about a vacation to Greece. The...

Wildebeest Migration in Africa

Watching a wildebeest migration first-hand on a safari in Africa may possibly be one of the most miraculous scenes experienced in life. During the summer months of July and August, nearly 1.5 million wildebeest...

A 10-day Trip Around Ecuador

Last year, after finishing my exchange semester in Colombia, I decided to travel around the neighbouring country of Ecuador with some friends I had met at school. We went from Bogotá to Quito by...