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    I'm Craig, 26 from England.

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    I had always wanted to go backpacking, but to be honest was quite apprehensive about it.

    Now that I've been and done it, I can tell you that backpacking is absolutley amazing and I have no idea what I was worried about. That's exactly why I set up this site, to allay any fears you may have and help inspire you to go travelling.

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    Backpacking Checklist

    What do you need to go travelling around the world? When to start arranging things for your trip?

    Departure Countdown

    Travelling Alone Or With Others

    Are you worried about travelling solo? What are the advantages and disadvantages of backpacking alone?

    Travelling Alone

    Should I Go Backpacking?

    Will I enjoy it? Will I have a change of heart when I get there? How will it influence my career?

    Go Backpacking

    How To Save Money For Travelling

    How to save enough money for your travels? Follow these steps & you can easily save enough money for your trip.

    Ways To Fund And Save Money For Travelling

    How Much Will It Cost?

    How Much Does It Cost To Backpack Around The World? Daily budget for the most popular destinations...

    Backpacking travel around the world budget

    Initial Backpacker Planning

    When and where should I go? How much time and money do I need? What route should I take?

    Travel Planning

    Safety and Security Tips

    Is my destination safe? Precautions for females? How to avoid getting robbed? If I become a victim of crime?

    Safety and Security

    Travel Vaccinations and Health

    What vaccinations do I need? Health risks? What food and water is safe? What to do if I become sick?

    Travelling Vaccinations and Health

    Travel Preparation

    Before you go you will need to arrange Visas, Flights, Passports, Vaccinations, Insurance, Currency...

    Backpacking, preparing for departure

    Travel Packing List

    Packing List - What and how much should I take? What should I leave at home? How to live out of a backpack?

    Packing For Backpackers

    How To Choose A Travel Backpack

    Choosing a backpack is very difficult. Your whole life will be in there and it will become...


    When You Get There

    How to get around and find accomodation and food? Where to wash your clothes? How to staying in touch with home?

    Backpacking, When You Arrive

    Top 10 Backpacking Tips

    The ultimate, condensed list of the best advice I have received or discovered myself whilst backpacking...


    Airport and Flying Tips

    For some the air travel experience is all part of the adventure, but for others it can be a real hassle...


    Dealing With Culture Shock

    The majority of people, including me, will at some point feel down. However it is important to remember that...

    Dealing with culture shock and homesickness

    How To Meet People

    Meeting new people can be daunting at first, but it becomes such a natural thing you don't even think about it...

    Meet People Backpacking

    Living in Hostels

    Hostels are a big fear for many people before going backpacking. What is it really like to live in hostels?

    Living In Hostels

    Documenting Your Journey

    Your trip will almost certainly be the best thing you will ever do, therefore it is important to remember it...

    Travel Journal

    Money Saving

    Being able to save money will help prolong your trip, and can be the difference between...

    Travel Money
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    Must Visit Places In South East Asia

    Phi Phi Islands. Providing that iconic image of Thailand, with stunning limestone cliffs, hidden lagoons...

    Phi Phi Islands, Thailand

    Most Inspirational Travel Quotes

    The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page
    - St Augustine

    Backpacking Experiences

    Camping Under The Stars. It is a very surreal experience not seeing a roof over your head when you wake up....

    Stars, Outback Australia
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