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Flashpacker Travel Blog

A collaboration of stories, advice and more from our Flashpacker Co Network of writers, photographers and contributors. We believe travel is transformative and hope that our Flashpacker journeys will inspire you to travel and travel well. Follow along with our first hand experiences as we create a new type of travel, experiencing more by sacrificing less.

   

We took our Colorado ski trip to another level this year with our first backcountry adventure in Cameron Pass. From finding a guide, undergoing avalanche training, enduring equipment malfunctions, and carving through untouched powder, we experienced it all on this adventure trip.

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While we’re waiting to return to the skies, roads, and seas we’re dreaming of upcoming trips inspired by our favorite travel books. We’ve been sticking with some non-fiction classics to relive our top travel adventures and inspire new ones, here are the 9 best travel books we’ve been reading during Covid.

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Our annual article highlighting our favorite trips from the previous year. Read these personal, first hand stories from our network of travelers to inspire your adventures in 2021. Despite the Covid pandemic many of us still managed to squeeze in adventures early in the year or domestically when air travel was unsafe. Read about them all here! 

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In October 2020 we traveled internationally for the first time since Covid hit to spend a few months living and working in Barbados. Read our first hand account of what its like to travel and work internationally during a global pandemic including why we felt comfortable getting on a plane and how we stayed safe.

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On February 1st, my girlfriend and I set out to pursue a shared dream of ours - to spend months backpacking across Southeast Asia. There were a few reasons why we chose Southeast Asia: 1) It's THE backpacker destination. 2) It's very budget friendly. 3) We had never been to Asia. 4) It was far, far away from home.

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