It is good to know what survival foods are out there. Although such knowledge can save the lives of lost backpackers and hikers, it isn't likely. Most survival situations are short-term, and the prima...
One of the biggest hassles of backpacking is having gear that is too heavy. Heavy gear can slow you down and even cause problems with your back or joints. One of the best ways to combat heavy gear i...
Many backpackers go about layering clothing the wrong way. It is a common misconception that the layers must be thick. Layering in thick layers really limits mobility and is not really functional fo...
If you are just starting out in backpacking then there are a few things you really must do before hitting the trail. Becoming knowledgeable about backpacking is very important to being able to enjoy ...
There are many things that can happen on a backpacking outing. When something untoward occurs it can be frustrating and slow you down. If you do not know how to handle the problem, then you may have...
The greatest thing about being an Australian is that the general perspective of us as individual people is friendly, relaxed and a lot of fun and a culture that doesn't take things too seriously. Whet...
Ok, chances are that when you are on holiday, you'll never get really lost, although speaking as someone who can easily become disorientated in a large Marks and Spencer it does happen to me wi...
A specialist trip like Africa demands the best from your travel insurance package. You will need a policy that suits your needs, whether that is just a single-trip plan or one that extends beyond your...
The extensive network of hostels available in the UK provides the essential infrastructure for backpackers who want to plan and execute their trip. While a large number of privately operated estab...
With England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland offering their own unique selection of scenery and attractions, a UK backpacking holiday can show you a side to the country that you never knew exist...