Backpacking Stories

See some backpacking stories from different contributors about backpacking, animal encounters, hitchhiking, vagabonding, and more!

The Balinese Day of Silence

The world should follow Bali's lead with a Day of Silence. - Max Richardson

Funny Travel Story

A funny story about surviving backpacking travel in Egypt. By Greg Rodgers

Road to Shangri-la

Backpacking story about finding love on the road to Shangri-la. By Lee Hohen

Koh Phi Phi Tsunami Scare

A true story of the 2006 Tsunami scare on Ko Phi Phi, Thailand. By Greg [...]

Backpacking Travel Story: Easy as Pai

A funny story about riding a motorcycle through the north of Thailand to Pai.

An Alaska Grizzly Encounter Story

The author relates his close encounters with a grizzly bear in Alaska. By Greg Rodgers

Vagabonding Chronicles – Part 2

Cat Duval managed to hitchhike from Canada all the way to South America where she [...]

Vagabonding Chronicles

Cat Duval managed to hitchhike from Canada all the way to South America where she [...]