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About Backpackingman

Hi, I’m Jonny. I started backpacking around the world in 1997 and have continued to live and travel abroad ever since. I started Backpackingman in 2013 to give advice to other travellers about adventure, culture, and budget travel. On my adventures, I met my wife, Sidra, and we now travel the world together.

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15 Best Samurai Movies Set In Japan

These are some of the best samurai movies you can watch and they are all Japanese samurai movies as …

5 of The Best Walks in The Lake District

Offering endless opportunities for outdoor adventures, The Lake District is a true paradise for walk…

Castles in Scotland, castle in the highlands.

30 Best Castles In Scotland To Visit

The Castles in Scotland are some of the most spectacular castles you can see anywhere in the world a…

Danakil Depression tour, soldier in desert of the Danakil Depression.

Danakil Depression Tour – Hiking The Active Erta Ale Volcano

The Danakil Depression is one of the best adventures in Africa and this is what it’s like and …

Hiking the Kungsleden Trail in Sweden, mountain scenery.

Hiking The Epic Kungsleden Trail In Sweden

Hiking the Kungsleden Trail in the far north of Sweden is one of the best long-distance hikes in Eur…

Landmarks in Asia. Palace in India.

25 Most Famous Landmarks in Asia

Asia has some of the world’s most stunning natural and manmade structures and these are the 25…

Japan Guides

Matsuyama Castle best castles in Japan

I spent 3 months in Japan and it’s one of my favourite countries to explore, and also the country I have written about the most.

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Explore travel guides and stories from around the world.

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The Isles of Scilly

The Isles of Scilly are an archipelago of sub-tropical islands off the coast of Cornwall in Britain and is where my father’s side of the family is from and one of my favourite places in the world.

Hiking Guides

Tribal Adventures

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