Beautiful Camping Spots Around The World

Learn about some of the most beautiful camping spots around the world. The first time Nathan and I traveled around the world was in 2008. We barely had enough money to survive for a few months. Many people have asked us how we managed to keep our travel costs to such a bare minimum, especially when traveling through countries like New Zealand. One of our “secrets” was camping – we’re not big campers; nor do we go hiking much. In fact, neither of us had ever gone camping before, and had no idea what we had signed up for. Our … Read more

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How to Avoid Getting Mugged While Backpacking

Crimes against backpackers are common. Criminals may steal your entire backpack; riffle through your pack; grab what they can from outside pockets; and use a sharp knife to slit the backpack open. Here we explain how to avoid getting mugged while backpacking. One of the worst things that can happen to you is getting robbed while you’re traveling the globe. The best thing you can do is to be informed on how to prevent being a target of such crimes. We got mugged in Malaysia. We learned a lot from the experience and also talked to other backpackers to learn … Read more

What is a Hostel

What Is a Hostel and How to Stay There

What is a Hostel – When you are out exploring the world on your backpacking trip, staying at hostels is the best way for you to live for many reasons, the main one being that they’re always a lot cheaper to stay at than in the traditional hotels. Hostels are also a great way for you to meet fellow like-minded backpackers and make new friends, as normally you are sharing the room with 4+ people.  Most backpackers have a tight-ish budget to stick with and are always looking for the cheaper option. When it comes to accommodation, hostels are known as the … Read more

Backpacking Food Cheap Healthy Recipes Options

Best Backpacking Food How to Choose Healthy Meals on the Go

Backpacking Food – Spending money on food while traveling in Europe, or backpacking, is probably one of the most difficult things to handle when it comes to budgeting. You always spend more than you had planned, and yet, it’s hard to cut down since you need it to live. However, just because you need to cut down on your food budget, doesn’t mean you should have to cut down on your health. Whether you’re a veteran backpacker or a beginner, it’s important to have a list of foods that are nutritious, filling, packable and lightweight. Backpacking food is not just about your … Read more

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Rucksack – Choosing the Best Rucksack Backpack

Rucksack – Choosing the Best Rucksack Backpack when you’re planning the trip of a lifetime, you’ll need to think of what travel gear you’re going to need. A good quality rucksack is without a doubt going to be at the top of your list, but which one will be best suited to your needs? The following tips will have you ready to choose the right type of rucksack backpack for your travels. Rucksacks are the way to carry your gear around. They keep everything secure, and they are usually very small. Not only do these bags serve military purposes; they also … Read more

Best Anti Theft Backpack

Best Anti Theft Backpack

Best Anti Theft Backpack – Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or a multi-month trek across Europe, an anti theft backpack is your best friend. If you’ve done any hiking or traveling, then you already know how great backpacks are. They offer you plenty of room to stow your gear, and they are comfortable to wear. In fact, I know some people who only travel with a roomy backpack because it’s easier to carry yet still provides lots of storage. If backpacks have a downside, it’s probably that there’s really no way to see what’s going on behind you. Imagine that … Read more

Backpacking Light

Backpacking Light – Smart, Efficient and Comfortable

Backpacking Light – The best backpacking advice I can give is be prepared, but travel light. As experienced backpackers will tell you, there are some basics of light and easy backpacking you need to know. You’ll be surprised as to how little you actually need when traveling.  I did half a year around the world using a single medium-sized backpack. It wasn’t a tramping pack, just a normal backpack of about 15 – 20 liters. Of course if you’re traveling in winter you’ll need a bit more in the way of warm clothing, but still, I’m sure one backpack would … Read more

Sleeping Bag Liner

Best Sleeping Bag Liner

If you are shopping for a sleeping bag liner, you will get some tips and advice in this article. If you’re getting ready for a trip to the great outdoors, you must know that preparation is half the battle. And just because you’ll be far from the warmth and comfort of your own bed, this doesn’t mean you can’t be as comfortable as you possibly can, especially when you have the right kind of sleeping bag liners with you. Whether it’s a mountaineering trip, backpacking or a few days of camping, having the right sleeping bag liner can save you … Read more

Microfiber Travel Towel

Best Microfiber Travel Towel YOU Must Have

The best microfiber travel towel will serve you well on your journey. Whether you are backpacking, camping, taking a road trip, or traveling across the world, it’s smart to bring a microfiber towel. While traditional towels take up a lot of space, microfiber towels fold small. They also dry quickly. Many are anti-bacterial. You’ll find many uses for them, even at home. We love using them as microfiber bath towels. They are great to take to the beach or the pool too. They are very absorbent and air-dry much faster than other towels. After washing them, you will love how … Read more

Choosing the Perfect Hiking Boots for Trekking the World

Choosing the Perfect Hiking Boots for Trekking the World

Choosing the Perfect Hiking Boots – So, you’ve decided you want to take hiking trips around the world! As with any other trip, you have to make sure you pack the right stuff. There are many different pieces of gear you should purchase if you want to be the safest and most comfortable on your trek. One of the essential elements to consider is the type of hiking boots you’re going to wear. When it comes to sturdy boots, there are various options available online. And although most boots on the market these days are going to be of good quality, they might … Read more