Entries by backpackerboy

Cultural Backpacking! – Bratislava, Slovakia

Top Backpacking Destinations Ranking: 5/10 Located on the Danube, Slovakia’s capital city is a cultural epicentre with universities, museums and theatres amongst the many attractions. Backpackers often flock there as part of an Interrail trip throughout Europe. This method offers train travel throughout the continent for great value and has a variety of different tickets, […]

Happy Backpackers – Koh Phangan, Thailand

Top Backpacking Destinations Ranking: 8/10 Koh Phangan is a backpacker’s dream and hoards of travellers flock there every month for beautiful beaches, white sands and full moon parties. It is a destination whose popularity has rocketed since it featured in The Beach and is becoming more and more accessible due to cheaper flights and great […]

Waterfall Heaven – Iguazu Falls

Top Backpacking Destinations Ranking: 8/10 Backpacking trips are often linked to doing things on the cheap, whether that’s staying in hostels, eating sandwiches for days or wearing the same pants for weeks on end. This, though, doesn’t stop travellers seeing the most incredible sights the world has to offer, and Iguazu undoubtedly ‘falls’ into this […]

Backpacking Photo of the Week

#1 Lares Trek, Peru#2 Bangkok, Thailand#3 Prague, Czech Republic#4 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil#5 Atlas Mountains, Morocco#6 San Francisco, USA#7 Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia#8 Budapest, Hungary#9 Huaraz, Peru#10 Grand Canyon, USA#11 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador#12 Paris, France#13 Buenos Aires, Argentina#14 Lake Titicaca, Bolivia#15 Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Top 100 Backpacking Resources

When backpacking around the world it’s important to have all the resources you might need at your fingertips. These resources are available in various top ten lists milling around the internet, but you can’t fit all the sites you need into a list of just ten so I’ve gone a step further. Below is a […]

Backpacking in Asia and Australasia

Asia and Australasia are often the places young travellers swarm to first to get a taste for the backpacking world and see what the fuss about backpacker travel is all about. But these two continents have far more to offer the backpacker than just cheap, boozy beach parties, they are jam packed with cultural anomalies, […]

Backpacking in Africa

Africa is where backpackers come to really prove their salt. It is not renowned as being particularly travel friendly and even occasionally unsafe, but it has some of the world’s best, undiscovered backpacking destinations. And it doesn’t have to be difficult or dangerous, just follow the same rules you would when backpacking anywhere else and […]

Backpacking in Europe

Europe has many different sides to it, so for a discerning backpacker it is perfect. Travel is easy and backpacker accomodation is everywhere. One minute you can find yourself in Paris spending your whole budget on croissants and coffee (and loving every second of it!) and the next you can be in the hills of […]

Backpacking in North and Central America

The Americas have so much to offer it’s hard to know where to start. There’s so much contrast between the USA and Canada and Central America but there’s one thing they have in common; they all have fantastic backpacking destinations to visit. From the more developed destinations on offer in North America to the raw, […]

Backpacking in South America

South America is an amazing place to go backpacking, it is packed with varied destinations and different activities that will blow your mind time and time again. Whether it’s experiencing the sunrise over the famous Machu Picchu or discovering a tiny village in the Amazon you’ll enjoy every second. Best of all, backpacker travel is […]