Organised backpacking tours

"Should I Travel With A Tour Group?" Backpacking tours come in all shapes and sizes. Some can last up to 100 days and take you for hundreds of miles while others can be as little as 4 days. Similarly many tour organisers can offer the same trips with different levels of luxury but I recommend… read more…

January 30th, 2015 | Author: | Posted In: Before you go


trains

Trains

Fast and Direct Travelling by train can be very cost effective if you can acquire a rail pass for your destinations. Many people would argue that the train is the best form of travel as you can see a lot as you cut through the countryside and city. Depending on the country you are in,… read more…

January 22nd, 2015 | Author: | Posted In: On the road, Transport


Staying in hostels

“What To Expect, Things To Do, And Not To” Hostels are ideal for backpackers as they are a social environment where independent and group travellers can relax, plan onward travel, and sort themselves out for a low price. Hostels are better than hotels as they have many more amenities and much more information available. They… read more…

September 17th, 2014 | Author: | Posted In: On the road


Top tips for a backpacking trip

“Learn From Other People's Experiences” These priceless tips can only be learnt from experience. Learn from others’ mistakes and make your trip that much better. Plan early: This will avoid disappointment as last minute flights can be difficult to find. You will get the greatest choice of accommodation and activities, and it will provide you… read more…

September 17th, 2014 | Author: | Posted In: Before you go


Hidden costs when backpacking

Travel can be unexpectedly Pricey Budgeting for a long trip lasting several months can be very difficult and so it is important that you consider all costs. However, some costs are not always apparent until you come across them on the road. Below I have created a list of surprise costs I encountered on my… read more…

September 17th, 2014 | Author: | Posted In: Before you go