Hibiscus Nomada

Hibiscus & Nomada  - Backpacker Travel Guides

Planning, Researching, Booking…Today, these words do not belong to your reality, especially when it comes to traveling.

Because where is the beauty in one trip if you can picture it before you’ve even jumped on a plane?

You’re not a tourist, you’re an explorer. The unknown, the adventure attracts you more than anything.

To pick a destination, you don’t waste time and money on pages and pages of guides, you’re after straight-forward information, that’s all you need. And this, you can find it on Hibiscus & Nomada.

A group of explorers, as tenacious as treasure hunters with one and only goal: finding the rare pearl and share it with you.

In other words, getting off the beaten tracks and make you discover the unexplored even the unexpected, breathtaking unique places that no one has yet talked about.

Hibiscus & Nomada are stories of adventures proving that the riches of the world are within everyone’s reach.
Stop Traveling, Start Exploring

Marion Payen 

Founder

Growing up between France, Canada, Mexico and USA, Marion has travelled the world since the age of 4 before ending up in London in 2014 for work. Travelling was in her blood. Catching Friday night flights to Europe or elsewhere, sometimes being back in time for work Monday morning. She started to create a website for young backpackers looking for straight-forward tips on what to do, where to go and where to stay on a limited time and budget.

Travel Philosophy: "Travel far enough, you meet yourself" David Mitchell

Next Trip: Croatia

Linkedin: @Marionpayen
Twitter: @Marionpayen

Axel Hurstel

Co-Founder

Axel is passionate about architecture, finding inspiration in many European cities, Roma, Paris and Porto to name a few. Ask him to redesign your house, he will make miracles! When he is not touring around on his motorbike, Axel spontaneously travels to unchartered cities, finding its' hidden gem. His camera is always attached to him, as he captures the most beautiful moments. He has a great eye for detail, as he finds the perfect shot. Axel was also a bartender at a younger age, so if you want to challenge him with any cocktail recipe he is the man!

Travel Philosophy: Travel is the only thing you buy that makes your richer

Next Stop: Eastern Europe

Linkedin: @AxelHurstel
Instagram: @Axel_hst

TAMARA DAVISON
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Two years ago, Tamara was living in London. She could see what lay ahead of her; a journalism job, lots of bad weather and too much routine. She booked a flight to Nepal and has not looked back, or been home since. She has now crossed four continents, has friends all over the globe and has no intentions of stopping just yet.

Her love for writing has given her travels even more purpose, as she tells the stories and adventures of the inspiring people she encounters around the world.

Travel Philosophy: 'There are no wrong decisions'

Next Destination: Mexico by motorbike


Instagram: @tamaradavison_
Linkedin: @tamaradavison

Fabien Le Jeune

CONTRIBUTING TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER

It's only a few years ago that Fabien, passionate photographer, got the travel bug. He started his discovery visiting all the European countries. Since then, he has been travelling every time a little further, looking for a new land where spectacular panoramas will leave him speechless. Not only does he want to discover new countries but also come and meet new people and especially new cultures. His hunger to learn about human kind, about life and about himself translate into beautiful articles he likes to write after coming back from a trip, sharing his experience with others.

Travel Philosophy: Fraternity is learned by traveling

Next stop: Croatia, Slovenia & Montenegro

Website: fabienlej.com
Instagram: @Fabienlej



Peter Popal 

CONTRIBUTING TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER AND WRITER

Our newest team member was born in Hungary before embarking on travels around the globe. In the past, Peter has lived in the Northern and Southern parts of Italy and in Spain as well. When he is not travelling, he works on international projects, mostly with international young people, where he focusses on projects in marketing, market research, sports sciences and tourism.

Peter has been in Bogota since November 2016, where he is developing his own tourism project, which you can check out here! .

Website: yourcolombia.com
Instagram: @yourcolombia

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