Read This Before Traveling to Phnom Penh

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Tuk tuk in Phnom Penh Cambodia

Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia and its biggest city at the same time. If you are traveling to Cambodia by plane, chances are pretty high Phnom Penh international airport will be your first stop in this Southeast Asian country. Especially if you are coming from Europe, USA or Australia. However, it’s not the only international airport in Cambodia, there … Read More

Hiking and Camping in Siberia – Tips For Beginners

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Hiking on Olkhon island - lake Baikal

When going to hike along Circum Baikal Railway and on Olkhon island we packed more or less the same things and brought with us more or less the same equipment like when hiking Annapurna circuit in Nepal (see our full packing and equipment list for hiking in Nepal). There was only one difference, though – we planned to camp this time. So, that … Read More

Traveling By Train in Russia. Our Experience And Tips

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Traveling by train in Russia - Una

Once we started to think about traveling to Russia we knew – we will be traveling by train there. There were no questions about it. After hearing and reading so much about Trans Siberian Railway, a network of railways going all the way across Russia for almost 10 000 kilometers, we just had to do it. To go and travel at least some … Read More

Full Annapurna Circuit Packing List (Including Trekking Gear) – Packing in 10 Kilos

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trekking Annapurna circuit - backpack

Are you going to trek Annapurna Circuit anytime soon? Then check out our full Annapurna Circuit packing list and learn how to pack for 3 weeks of trekking in Himalayas in 10 kilos or less (including water and snacks)! All of this gear you see on the list we actually used during the trek. Remember, take only the most necessary things! … Read More

Annapurna Circuit Trek Without a Guide – Our Experience

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Raven - Annapurna circuit trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek without a guide? Yes, it’s possible. Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the most popular and scenic trekking trails not only in Nepal, but in the world. This trail, as its name suggests, goes almost all the way around the entire Annapurna massif. In June 2016 we with Una hiked this trail. In 18 days we walked all … Read More