Introduction to Backpacking

Backpacking is far more than a way of traveling. It’s a way of looking at and discovering the world. It is, to all intents and purposes, a way of life. You can’t truly claim to be ‘a backpacker’, or to go ‘backpacking’,...

How To See Spain On A Budget

Spain is a great country for backpackers. The locals are friendly, there’s loads to see for free, the food and drink is delicious and the summer weather is spectacular. They siesta in the afternoon, eat late into the evening and party all night....

15 Genius Ways to Save Space in Your Suitcase

You might all have a little giggle as we declare war on the unruly suitcase. Haven’t we all sat on our suitcases in desperation to just shut the bloomin’ thing? Or ‘panic packed’ two minutes before we leave for the airport –...

The Brain of a Backpacker

  The brain of a backpacker is a beautiful thing. Mostly filled with travel tips, bucket lists and general savviness, there are a few special lobes and glands as well, as our diagram below shows. Share this: The...

7 Deadly Sins of Backpacking

As the year draws to an end, it’s time to reflect on past transgressions and vow to be better in the future. We present the 7 Deadly Sins of Backpacking… Thou shalt not commit the cardinal sin of Gluttony and...

15 Things You Should Never Say to a Backpacker

There are a few things you should never say to a backpacker. It’s unanimous that the most annoying thing possible is to ask: “What are you going to do when you’re done travelling?” but there are plenty more backpacker rants you need...
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