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Chris Backe - Stride Destination Expert

South Korea, Thailand
South Korea, Thailand, Japan, Malaysia, Laos
Budget travel, Solo travel, Cultural travel
Other expertise

Chris Backe is the blogger behind One Weird Globe, a travel blog that focuses on the weird and offbeat destinations around the world. He lived in Asia from 2008-2015, and is slow traveling throughout the world. He’s written about 20 books and itineraries, and published a guidebook about offbeat Thailand in April 2015.

Favorite Trip

It's hard to pick just one. I'd have to say my first Buddhist hell temple was definitely an eye-opening experience, in more ways than one! Seeing how old-school Buddhists would punish those that broke the rules is both weird and strangely enlightening at the same time!

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Medellin, Colombia

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