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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!


Guide to Budget Travel in Cuba Guide to Budget Travel in Cuba

Expert budget travel advice for going to Cuba – by Amanda Formoso

Backpacking Bali Video Backpacking Bali Video

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

Backpacking in Sinai, Egypt Backpacking in Sinai, Egypt

Details for getting to Sharm El Sheikh and backpacking in nearby Dahab.

Getting a Visa for India in Chiang Mai Getting a Visa for India in Chiang Mai

Detailed instructions for how to apply for your India visa in Chiang, Mai, Thailand.

Perhentian Kecil Tips Perhentian Kecil Tips

Insider tips for visiting Perhentian Kecil in Malaysia – by Laura Mayer

Perhentian Kecil in Malaysia Perhentian Kecil in Malaysia

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

Holidays to Spain – Where to Go Holidays to Spain – Where to Go

Learn about holidays to Spain and places to go for sun.

Tenerife’s Hidden Treasures Tenerife’s Hidden Treasures

Exploring Tenerife’s hidden treasures for backpackers. – by Alex Sebuliba

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

Backpacking around London Backpacking around London

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

Counting in Chinese Counting in Chinese

The Chinese method of showing numbers on their fingers which comes in handy while negotiating.

China Scams China Scams

Some backpacking travel scams to look out for while you are in China. By Meg Stivison

China Travel Tips China Travel Tips

20 quick insider tips for backpackers going to China – by James Esbester

India Travel Advice India Travel Advice

Advice and tips for backpacking travel in India. By Ayal Mesher – continued

India Travel Tips India Travel Tips

Tips and advice for backpacking travel in India

Travel Thailand Cheap Travel Thailand Cheap

Some basic advice to enjoy backpacking travel for cheap in Thailand

Thailand Tips Part 2 Thailand Tips Part 2

Thailand Tips – part two in our series of personal tips and observations in Thailand

Thailand Tips Thailand Tips

Thailand Travel Tips — quirky advice and tips from experienced travelers.