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Kyle Browning

Kyle is the cofounder of Softback Travel. He is incredibly passionate about the outdoors. Some of his favorite hobbies include kitesurfing (he is a certified instructor), rock climbing, kayaking, coasteering & bikepacking.

Vegan Leather Backpacks (Our Top 18 Choices in 2021)

In this article we outline our Top 18 Favorite Vegan Leather Backpacks in 2021. Why vegan leather? We wrote an in-depth article about the benefits of being vegan, I highly recommend you to read this post if you would like to learn more about veganism and its potential to change the world. For those interested, …

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15 Most Endangered Animals in Africa

You can find some of the world’s most endangered animals in Africa. It’s a continent that is home to over 1,100 different species of mammals and over 2,600 species of birds. Few other places on earth offer such unique opportunities to see such a diverse spectrum of wildlife and often in close proximity. Sadly, many …

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Minimalist Backpacking | Badass Guide to Simple Travel (+12 Tips)

So, you want to get into minimalist backpacking? With the help of social media in more recent years, the vast majority of society has long been led to believe that the more you have, the “happier” you’ll be. Well, we know now that’s just simply not true. Backpacking in the outdoors however, has been proven by …

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Top 17 National Parks in South Africa (The Ultimate Guidebook)

There are more than 20 national parks in South Africa, including two of the world’s most famous wildlife reserves the Kruger National park and Addo Elephant National Park. Yes, it’s true that South Africa is undoubtedly one of the best places in Africa to spot the Big Five. That is the lion, elephant, buffalo, rhinoceros, …

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How to Sleep in a Hammock (The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need)

One of my all time favorite things to do while travelling or camping is sleeping in a hammock. Yet, up until recently, I’ve never actually asked myself how to sleep in a hammock properly. I’d always just arrive at some beautiful destination, find two trees with the best vantage point, hang up my hammock and …

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Iceland Campsites (Ultimate Guide to Camping in Iceland)

Discover the best Iceland campsites the worlds 18th largest island has to offer. Iceland has so many natural wonders to explore, from the Vatnajökull National Park to the Eyjafjallajökull volcano. Go ahead and rent yourself a car and explore all the natural beauty your mind can handle. All campsites vary greatly when it comes to …

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