Saturday, September 24, 2022

My 1978 “Hippie Trail” Journal: 500 Miles across Afghanistan, from Herat to Kabul

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With the fall of Afghanistan, I’ve been reflecting on my travel experiences there as a 23-year-old backpacker on the “Hippie Trail” from Istanbul to Kathmandu. Yesterday and today, it’s a poor yet formidable land...

How to Start a Travel Blog That Makes Money | The MEGA Step-by-Step Guide

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I created The Savvy Backpacker in 2010 and now it receives nearly 3,000,000 visitors a year. It’s also earned enough money to help fund our travels across Europe. In this guide, I’ll tell...

Allbirds Review | Testing The “World’s Most Comfortable Shoes”

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We first heard of Allbirds shoes back in 2016 when our friend from New Zealand was wearing them. She claimed these shoes (which were made from New Zealand merino wool) were super comfortable —...

New York Pass Review — A Good Value or a Waste of Money? (2022)

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Here at The Savvy Backpacker I mainly focus on Europe — but after living in New York City for over six years I decided to do my own New York City Pass Review...

Wine of Vienna

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Act Global – Drink Local!Vienna is the only capital in the world to produce significant quantities of wine within its city limits. And wine cultivation is one of its hallmarks. No wonder, since they’ve...

Lascaux’s Prehistoric Cave Paintings

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As Europe starts opening up to travelers again, it’s more exciting than ever to think about the cultural treasures that await. For me, one of the great joys of travel is having in-person encounters...

Snapshots of Naxos

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By Magdalene Kourti – https://www.mkourti.com Visual artist and photographer Magdalene Kourti shows us the blue & white beauty of Greek island Naxos. From lazy beaches to cobblestoned villages and surprising street art, this cycladic island...

How to Road Trip around Europe

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By Maurice Vogel, International Drivers Association There are a few factors you need to consider when travelling around Europe. The way you do it depends on where you are coming from, the location you are...

Allbirds Tree Dashers Review | My Long-Term Test of Allbirds New Running Shoes

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Readers of The Savvy Backpacker may know that I have been wearing Allbirds for a few years now — I’ve owned the original Wool Runners, Tree Runners, and the Mizzles (yes, I have...

My 1978 “Hippie Trail” Journal: Herat, Afghanistan

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With the fall of Afghanistan, I’ve been reflecting on my travel experiences there as a 23-year-old backpacker on the “Hippie Trail” from Istanbul to Kathmandu. Yesterday and today, it’s a poor yet formidable land...

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