Backpacking News Archive

Koh Tao murder

Koh Tao murder: Is justice denied?

Is justice delayed equivalent to justice denied? This question bothers the mind of every person who has heard and read the news about the tragic death of David Miller and Hannah Witheridge in the island of Koh Tao. We can’t blame the …

German backpacker survives icy fall

Accidents can happen anywhere, especially when you are in an icy mountain like Mt. Tongariro. The 19-year-old German backpacker luckily survived the 50 m icy fall near the summit while hiking with friends over the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Unfortunately, the young tramper …