Author: Michael Glass

Michael is the founder of Backpacker Travel. He also runs walking tours in San Francisco and is a freelance travel writer. Michael is extremely passionate about travel and loves to explore festivals around the world.

Listen closely enough and you might just hear the Bandain Jaran Dunes talking to you. Believed to be the result of seismic activity, these Dunes literally groan at their visitors. Even if not impressed by their sounds, you are sure to be stunned by
their massiveness. Some of these dunes in the Gobi Desert stand as high as 1,600 feet!

Libyan Desert

If Morocco left you hungry for of a sampling of the Sahara Desert, then Libya may be exactly what you are loing for. The Libyan Desert is packed full of sand dunes, albeit not for the faint of heart. Make sure to explore with experienced drivers and ask to be taken into the depths of the dunes, where you will be surprised to find dunes of varying colors, sizes and textures. Be sure not to miss the black desert, which while not made up of dunes is definitely a site to be seen.

Erg Chebbi

When you envision Morocco it is hard not to picture the famed Sahara Desert. The Erg Chebbi Dunes epitomize the best that Morocco has to offer, rising right out of the Sahara Desert, almost beckoning to be explored. Take a camel ride into the desert to enjoy the most traditional means of transport and then sleep under the stars in one of the world’s most open spaces.

Sossusvlei Dunes

The iconic burnt orange and red dunes of Namibia are some of the most stunning in the world. Climb for days or take a four-wheel drive deep into the dunes, where you will see pits of white sand contrasting against the red of the dunes and blue of the sky. Nearby safaris and the unique ruggedness of Namibia already make it a must visit spot in Africa, but the Sossusvlei Dunes put it right at the top of the list.

Galapagos camp

Our family safari is diverse in activities and engaging educational experiences for both parents and children. We work with knowledgeable guides to lead your safari, many of whom have their own families and understand the need for flexibility, patience, and downtime.

Passport Pro adapter
If you've ever visited another country you no doubt know that powering your devices can be a challenge. Unfortunately, there is no universally adopted power configuration, meaning that you'll definitely need to invest in a power adapter at some point. With so many options available, how do you make sure you're choosing the right one? [...]

It’s all about the mandatory things backpackers should know and learn about the extraordinary Langkawi island of Malaysia. This video is about to show them how to make their journey easier and lovable when they travel single and also to get a good partner over there.

south east asia video

3 Months exploring South East Asia in under a 2-minute video. This showcases the beauty of these places and people, the reality of these Countries as well as the Luxury too. This is aimed at anybody considering backpacking the South East of Asia.