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Fund your own holiday. ‘Begpacking’ is not a good look

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Fancy a trip around the world? Don’t bother saving up — make like a millennial and beg for the funds.

The phenomenon known as begpacking has been spotted on the streets everywhere from Hong Kong to Bangkok.

But now it’s in cyberspace too, thanks to Influencers like Cat and Elena, self-described “lovers, travellers and dream chasers”, of Another Beautiful Day Instagram fame.

The couple made the news this week after posting on Go Fund Me to raise money for a journey from their native Germany to Africa by bicycle.

They want to take us all on a “huge adventure”, as long as we pay. It will be good for us, you see.

“We could write a long text about mental health or global warming. We could tell you about following your dreams, or how important stepping out of your comfort zone is. We could tell you........

© The Daily Telegraph