BF News

The latest about Backpack Forever and its founders, Matt and Tran.

BF Helps Build Aqueduct in Embera Community

A few days ago, we had the opportunity to visit a Peace Corps site in Maje, Panama. With luck, we arrived on a "work day" and were able to lend a hand in constructing a river aqueduct in a small Embera community on the Rio Maje. The new aqueduct will provide an extra source of water to help get the...

Traveling Couples' Digital Dinner Party

Backpack Forever's co-founders, Matt Dahse and Tran Dang, have been invited to a first-ever traveling couples' {digital} dinner party hosted by the lovely @TwoOregonians. They've invited 12 other traveling couples, who will each bring to the table their unique travel stories, perspectives, blunders, and other adventures. To follow the fun, join us at #RTWdinnerparty. 

Meet and Mingle:  Matt...

Micro-Blogging - The Next Chapter in Travel Guidebooks

BackpackForever.com launches Knowledge Sharing Portal allowing travelers to upload destination tips and advice to an online, open-collaboration guidebook.


HOUSTON – Matt and Tran are proud to announce the official launch of Backpack Forever Version 2.0 and the site’s new Knowledge Sharing Portal. Their website, BackpackForever.com, now makes it easy for backpackers and budget travelers to rely on each other...

Giving Abroad - The Beanie Baby Trips

Where to get rid of beanie babies? What to do with the hot trend of the 90s? Where to donate beanie babies locally?

Grown-up women with plastic containers full of beanie babies want to know. You laugh, but the oldfangled craze of the 1990s hasn't gone away. It has just been moved to the attic, stored in the...

Backpack Forever Goes Live - Shhh, Don't Tell Anyone

Backpack Forever, LLC announced the Beta soft launch of its travel website, BackpackForever.com.  It is a “soft launch” in that certain features and functionality are still being tested and perfected for optimal member use.  The company anticipates a full-blown launch in the coming weeks.


The website, BackpackForever.com, is designed to help travelers earn extra income so they can extend their...