More than two years ago, we started Backpack ME to share with you details from our travels around the world. Ultimately, we wanted to inspire you to live your own adventures. We have shared stories from far-away places, eye-catching videos and practical tips. Maybe we have introduce you to new … more »
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Following the smelly 2013 Piggy Awards, it is now time to give the lime light to those places, people and instances that have made our travels during 2013 even more memorable. We are happy to introduce the 2013 Backpack ME Awards! Best Hotel Stay This year we have enjoyed … more »
Today it’s our 2nd travel anniversary: 2 years ago today, we were leaving Dubai to travel the world. We were basically saying good-bye to life as we knew it. Much has happened every since. You can read last year’s post about our 1st year traveling. This second year has been … more »
We often receive messages from readers on Backpack ME and those following us on Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr. Apart from the usual question “How can I get money to travel?”, the second most common thing people tend to ask us is how we prepare for our travels. That is, from … more »
The city of Puno, in Peru, in one of the most popular points of departure to explore Lake Titicaca. Nestled up high in the Andes, this lake is shared between Peru and Bolivia, and it’s the biggest in South America. Not surprisingly, being at the shore of the lake and … more »
No writer has ever made justice to post-travel blues. No one! They could just create a whole music genre based on this itself! Ashray said this 2 days after we were back and I subscribe to every word. Post-travel blues suck! It feels good to see your friends and family … more »
We’re leaving on a journey of a lifetime! This site is going to help us track it all along the way. But for now, I have to run because Zara needs to apply for her visa to India!