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Backpacker Destinations


Some popular backpacker destinations are Southeast Asia, India, Europe, and South America. In many cases, these destinations are cheaper than living at home! Below you will find backpacking travel destination advice and tips for some popular stops on the backpacking circuit. Now get out of that cubicle and into the wild!


Backpacking Bali Video Backpacking Bali Video

This two-minute video by Jacob Laukitis will make you want to go!

TEFL Certification Costs in Thailand TEFL Certification Costs in Thailand

TEFL certification costs in Thailand – by Laura Mayer

Travel for Free with Organic Farm Work Travel for Free with Organic Farm Work

Volunteering on organic farms as you travel. – by Amberly Young

Going Solo as a Female Going Solo as a Female

Great advice for women heading out alone. – By Amberly Young

Free Tibet – The Real Story Free Tibet – The Real Story

On-the-ground research with refugees in India reveals the true story of Tibet.

The End of Vang Vieng Tubing? The End of Vang Vieng Tubing?

See the inside story as authorities crack down on the tubing scene in Vang Vieng, Laos.

Build a Homemade Alcohol Stove Build a Homemade Alcohol Stove

Detailed instructions and photos for how to build a lightweight, backpacking alcohol stove.

Same Same Guesthouse Koh Phangan Same Same Guesthouse Koh Phangan

An interview with two backpackers who bought their guesthouse!

Perhentian Kecil in Malaysia Perhentian Kecil in Malaysia

Perhentian Kecil is Malaysia’s backpacker island. See everything you need to know! – by Laura Mayer

Thailand Full Moon Party Tips Thailand Full Moon Party Tips

Advice for surviving Thailand’s Full Moon Party – by John Peden

Tips for Crossing Borders by Land Tips for Crossing Borders by Land

Some easy advice for making border crossings less stressful. – by Greg Rodgers

Tips: Travel to London Cheap Tips: Travel to London Cheap

Insider advice for enjoying London without going broke – by Patrick Seery

Women Traveling Alone Women Traveling Alone

Should women travel alone? Absolutely! Tips for solo female travel by Leyla Giray

Komodo Dragons on Rinca Island Komodo Dragons on Rinca Island

Travel to one of the world’s more rugged islands and find the mysterious Komodo Dragon!

Travel to Machu Picchu Travel to Machu Picchu

Getting to Machu Picchu is an adventure in itself but once you reach the top it is more than worth it!

India tips for families India tips for families

Tips and sights for families visiting India – by Lyndsey Biddle

Advice for Getting Free Reward Flights Advice for Getting Free Reward Flights

Advice for getting free flights from your credit cards. By Lauren Quinn

Backpacking around London Backpacking around London

London isn’t cheap but offers some great sites for backpackers. By Lauren Smith

Using travel rewards cards to get free flights Using travel rewards cards to get free flights

Travel rewards cards eventually do pay off with a free trip!

The Dengue Fever The Dengue Fever

Everything a backpacker needs to know about Dengue fever while on the road. – by Lindsay Lafreniere