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Most Read TRAVEL Articles of 2014

When a year comes to an end, it’s rather common for people to do a balance of whatever happened during the previous 12 months. For us, as a blog, that retrospective comes in the shape of looking at what travel articles which we wrote resonated the most with you guys on the other side. As always, thanks for reading!

 

These are the most read travel articles on Backpack ME during 2014:

 

14. 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Denmark

Why you should travel to Denmark

Why you should travel to Denmark

It’s funny that this guest post by fellow blogger Adventurous Miriam has made the list, because we have just arrived in Denmark 3 days ago! I guess she made good points on why her country is well worth a visit…

 

13. We’re moving to South America

A&Z in the Chilean Patagonia

A&Z in the Chilean Patagonia

Earlier this year we announced we were moving to South America. We did make Chile our home for about 4 glorious months. And because we’re missing Latin lands so much lately, we’re planning to come back again during 2015!

 

12. Travel Bloggers recommend their favorite Travel Books

Recommended travel books

Recommended travel books

They say books can take you anywhere. So we asked some of our fellow travelers to recommend what reads have inspired them to go to different places around the world. Read the suggestions and don’t forget to leave a comment adding your picks too!

 

11. Taste Porto Food Tours: flavor is culture!

Taste Porto Food Tours

Taste Porto Food Tours

I don’t think we’ll ever get tired of exploring new cultures through their food and food traditions. In this case it was not at a new place, it was in Zara’s homeland. But nevertheless, this foodie tour in the North of Portugal was informative, engaging and, oh so yummy!

 

10. How I got my USA Visa and the characters I encountered

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USA Visa for Indians

If there is something that Ashay loves doing here on Backpack ME is sharing visa stories. Normally, in his section Visas for Indians, he focuses on practical info on how his fellow country men and women can get visas to travel to various countries around the world. But, this time, the post includes a little more juice… mostly on the humorous side of things. It is well worth a read, whether you’re looking for the visa tips or not!

 

9. Schengen visa for Spouses & Family Members of EU Nationals

Schengen Visa for spouses & family members of EU nationals

Schengen Visa for spouses & family members of EU nationals

As the family member of an EU citizen you have some rights. Here are the Schengen visa rules explained!

 

8. Traveling Europe with 1Euro a day – Diogo tells us how!

Diogo Bhovan from Vou Ali e Ja Venho

Diogo Bhovan from Vou Ali e Ja Venho

Some people use lack of money as an excuse not to travel. Others, like Diogo, manage to travel around Europe with only 1€ a day. This is how.

 

7. I know I am in Latin America when…

And you? When do you KNOW you're in Latin America?!

And you? When do you KNOW you're in Latin America?!

Latin America is welcoming. And when you spend some time around there you realize that there are a bunch of things so peculiar from that side of the world. For example…

 

6. I would like to travel to Israel but…

Noam Chomsky on the Israel-Palestine conflict

Noam Chomsky on the Israel-Palestine conflict

Do you let political opinions influence the places you ultimately travel to? Let’s get the debate going…

 

5. STREET ART: Graffiti Around the World

Graffiti in Santiago de Chile

Graffiti in Santiago de Chile

Street art is proof that some of the best pieces of art, at least contemporary art, are not locked inside museums. Instead, they are out in the open for everyone to enjoy. Here are some examples from graffiti pieces from around the world, by us and a bunch of awesome travel bloggers who were kind enough to contribute to this colorful compilation.

 

4. A Bunch of good reasons why you should travel to Portugal NOW

Travel to Portugal

Travel to Portugal

Last June the 10th, Day of Portugal, we invited a group of bloggers from Portugal, who live in the country and who have traveled there to share with us why Portugal is well worth your visit.

 

3. More Traditional Dishes a Portuguese Grandma would feed you

Traditional Portuguese food

Traditional Portuguese food

Still on Portuguese mode, here are some gastronomic recommendations for when you travel to Portugal. Have your tried Portuguese food before? How did you like it?

 

2. Travel Tips for India that you won’t find in Guidebooks

Travel tips for India

Travel tips for India

We invited a bunch of awesome bloggers that have traveled to India to share with you some non obvious insider tips, that will help you survive a trip around Incredible India.

 

1. FOOD PORN: Around the World in 80 Dishes

Around the world in 80 dishes

Around the world in 80 dishes

The combination of travel and food strikes again! We take you to 80 different countries around the world, through their flavours, food traditions and yummy habits. Yes, this is food porn, but not only…

 

More than a count-down, this is an opportunity for you to check if you missed any of our posts this year. All for the sake of feeding your wanderlust, hoping you turn those travel dreams into realities during the new year! Have a great one!


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