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Being a part of the sharing economy: making friends all over Europe

We are full-time pet sitters. We traverse Europe from sit to sit. We’ve taken care of everything from chihuahuas to chickens. From mules to Spanish waterdogs. Traveling in this day and age enables us to enjoy possibilities which – let’s say 15 years ago – were unimaginable. The internet brings imagination closer to reality. Dreams … Read more

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Annapurna Circuit: everything you want to know and need to know about trekking the classic Annapurna Circuit in Nepal

In this blog you will learn everything you need to know about the classic trek the Annapurna Circuit. So that you are totally ready for this breathtaking experience! We give you tips, advice and essential basic information to make your Annapurna Circuit trek in Nepal a positive experience. We won’t go into depth why you … Read more

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14 Tips to be(come) a Perfect Traveler

Feeling stressed during your whole trip in Thailand because you don’t know what is going to happen next. Getting grumpy because in real life those temples and views are less stunning than on youtube. Especially when that catchy background tune is lacking and replaced by the sound of honking traffic. Becoming a perfect traveler Read more

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The ultimate tip for your trip to Vietnam – to avoid the crowds

Vietnam is beautiful, the nature in Vietnam is stunning and diverse. Vietnamese food is in the top 3 of the world cuisine I would say. Vietnam is very affordable. That is probably why it is so crowded. And I don’t mean crowded with locals, I am talking about the tourist crowds. Those crowds are very Read more

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Mongolia horse trek adventure. This is my story of breaking my back and throwing with goats in Central Mongolia.

I realized I never wrote the “Breaking-my-back-in-Mongolia” story for theperfectstrugglersdotcom. So here it is:  my ‘How did I break my back memoires’ in Mongolia during our Mongolia horse trek.

In 2014 we decided to go for it. Chase the dream and live the consequences. Which meant quitting the 9-till-5 and selling the house. And go Read more

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Why we love hitchhiking (and you should do it too)

Most people think hitchhiking is extinct, that hitchhiking was for the old days. Hitchhiking was for the adventurers, hippies and other vagabonds in the past. Nowadays public transportation brings you almost everywhere and Uber and Bla Bla Car are cheap paid options. But we think hitchhiking is still worthwhile and can give you more than Read more

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The best tips for traveling by public transport – an ode to public transport

For me the best part of travel is the adventure. I want to feed my memory with stories I never forget. Immerse myself in new experiences, weird moments and meetings with new people. We travel continuously, more than two years already, and for us there is one best thing to do to run into the Read more

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Find out what kind of traveler you are by your (back)pack size

What kind of traveler are you or do you want to be? Did you bring too much stuff last trip and are you looking for a way to downgrade your backpack size? Do you want to know what kind of backpack, suitcase or bag you should buy for your upcoming trip? And what backpack size … Read more

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The Annapurna Circuit Trek extra packinglist

We are glad you are interested in our Annapurna Circuit Trek packing favorites. Use this list for the Annapurna Circuit specifically, and for ANY other hike. So what do you pack for your (Annapurna Circuit) Trek? Actually it all depends on what kind of traveler you are. The weight of a full backpack ranges from Read more

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Renting a motorbike on Bali (and anywhere else)

The best way to explore beautiful Bali is by your own motorbike. You are flexible, not dependent on taxis and buses (quite a hassle on this Indonesian island) and you are with a motorbike perfectly able to reach the best Bali beaches and other places. We did it twice; for two weeks and for a Read more