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Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes video of the journey

Plus The "Ode To The Explorer" World Map, and a new article titled "7 Continents, 7 Lessons."

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Pre-Order By January 9th 

And Get These 3 Bonuses


A behind-the-scenes exclusive video

This will be a never-before-seen peek into our mindsets and moods at various stages of the trip: the good, the bad, the muddy. 


The "Ode To The Explorer" World Map

The mother of all travel inspirations in hi-def, hi-res digital format, reminding you (or that friend who won't get off their butt) to get out there and explore.

7 Continents, 7 Lessons

I dove into every travel experience I've had to come up with the 7 biggest lessons I've learned through travel; one lesson from a story on each continent.

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Early praise for borders, Bandits and Baby Wipes

“A hilarious, tireless, and courageous look into what it is to be a modern-day explorer on the adventure of a lifetime. Bassam Tarazi has an uncanny ability to put you right there in the moment with him, as if you were sitting shotgun.”

—Michael Kirtley, National Geographic, Time, Newsweek


From The Back Cover

Inspired and challenged by his quests of “getting there,”

Bassam Tarazi and two friends signed on for the infamous

Mongol Rally, a nearly 10,000-mile road trip from London

to Mongolia, through terrain that would make a mountain

goat’s knees buckle, in a vehicle that was little more than

a go-kart.


Borders, Bandits, and Baby Wipes is Tarazi’s incredible tale 

of what comes with life on the go and off the map. It's a dive 

into cultures and cop cars, big thoughts and melt downs, and

what it means to be human while covered in a constant 

sheen of awe and grime. 


It's is a story about the kind of adventures we all said we’d have one day but never do. It’s about a world beyond our expectations, and of our place in it.

About Bassam Tarazi

American born Bassam Tarazi is half Palestinian and half Dutch. He is the founder of Colipera, a motivational blog, and an author, speaker, and international traveler.


A wanderer at heart, Tarazi founded the Nomading Film Festival, has traveled to 7 continents and 72 countries, and is always looking for his next adventure.

He's also the author of two other books: The Accountability Effect and In 5 Years You'll Be Wrong


When he's not traveling, writing or consulting, he's enjoying time with his wife in Portland, OR. 

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