Category: Travel

People have traveled as backpackers for a few centuries. The low-cost method of travel was the perfect option for adventurers living in a time when airlines did not exist and accommodations were not readily available. Backpackers have always been people that wanted to see what life was really like in the countries they visited. Modern backpacking began in the 1960s as people wanted to return to nature and simplicity. No matter why people choose this style of travel there are some things that everyone should know before they set out on their adventure.

Have a Plan

It is not safe to randomly choose a location and then flip a coin for the duration of the trip. Unsafe places abound, cultural restrictions and the lack of safe accommodations all require travelers to at least plan the route they want to take. Planning helps to save money because it is easier to …