Should You Take Cash When Backpacking?

When you decide to eschew the usual comforts of traveling and have decided to “rough it out,” you need all the resources to survive in your travels. Like in many other activities, money and finances are always a concern when you travel. Travel costs and travel insurance gobble up most of your … Read more

Guide to Backpacking in Oregon

When it comes to beautiful landscapes and sceneries, the state of Oregon is one of the most abundant in them in the United States of America. While many people who’ve never been to Oregon are only familiar with the city of Portland or the majestic Crater Lake, there are a lot more … Read more

Guide to Backpacking in Bulgaria

A country in the southeast section of Europe, Bulgaria is sandwiched between Greece and Turkey to the south, North Macedonia and Serbia in the west, and Romania to the north. Bulgaria is one of the most underrated countries in the world, as many tourists may dismiss going here and go to its … Read more

Do’s and Don’ts of Backpacking Fashion

When it comes to globetrotting with a backpack, staying fashionable can seem like a huge mountain to climb. How many pairs of tees and formal shirts do you need to carry? How do you pack the variety of shoes you want to take along? And how can you maintain your style and … Read more

5 Backpacker-friendly Indian Cities

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Traveling through India can be an unforgettable experience. From its rich cultural heritage, and deeply-rooted religious traditions, to mouthwatering street food, India has a distinct raw and exotic flair to it. “But why go backpacking through it?”, you ask, “why not just get a tour package?” Good question. Two answers. Backpacking is … Read more

A Buying Guide for the Best Travel Drones

A Buying Guide for the Best Travel Drones

Introduction There was a time when drones were synonymous with pricey and bulky pieces of hardware and traveling with them from one country to another or even long distances was challenge. But thanks to advances in drone technology, drones have become more compact, affordable, light-weight. Many designs come with high-resolution cameras with … Read more

Where to Find Free Wi-Fi When Backpacking and Traveling

Where to Find Free Wi-Fi When Backpacking and Traveling

Introduction We travel for all sorts of reasons. Some travel just to spend some time away from the urban jungles, while many have to make business trips. The need to access the internet remains the common denominator in most cases. There are times when we need internet access to communicate with our … Read more

Top 10 iPhone Apps for Backpackers

Top 10 iPhone Apps for Backpackers

  Jet setting around the globe with nothing else than a backpack is pretty intriguing… but let’s not deny, having the assistance of technology while exploring new places can be seriously USEFUL. iPhone apps that are geared toward backpackers can help you connect with other backpackers, find budget-friendly local restaurants, discounts on … Read more

Favorite South American Destinations for Backpackers

Favorite South American Destinations for Backpackers

A couple of years ago, backpackers used to flock to South East Asia without a second thought. And for good reason: most South East Asian countries are budget-friendly, rich in culture, and nicely developed. Fast forward to today, other continents have also sprung up on backpackers’ map of a list of possible … Read more

The Do’s and Don’ts of Backpacking in Thailand

The Do’s and Don'ts of Backpacking in Thailand

Thailand. Just the name is enough to tempt a backpacker to take out his/her credit card and book a flight. From historic templates, beautiful shores, and vibrant beaches to a rich culture, existing water sports, and spa, the South-East Asian Gem offers a bit of everything. But like any destination, it does … Read more