Backpacker Travel Advice

If you’re planning a backpacking adventure or a dream longstay trip abroad, there are a number of things to consider before you even book your flights. Many people find planning such a long and important trip very stressful, not to mention expensive – there are just so many things to consider, plan and book! For anyone planning a Gap Year or Backpacking trip, we have created this specialist ‘Backpacker Travel Advice page’ which should ensure that you enjoy what the world has to offer safely, within budget, and without a holiday disaster.

Visit the pages below for tips and advice on a range of backpacker issues and FAQs;

Holidaysafe Reviews – Sightseeing in Rome - Rome has always had its place on my bucket list, mainly because I love history, and it is one of…

Holidaysafe Reviews – Christmas Markets in Germany - Christmas is notoriously weeks of hard work, planning and manic shopping for a few days of family, food and TV…

5 Hidden Gems of South America - South America is a continent which boasts an incredibly diverse experience, from the bustling streets of Sao Paulo in Brazil,…

Holidaysafe Reviews – Corfu - After the recent Channel 4 smash ‘What Happens in Kavos’, people may be forgiven for thinking that Corfu has nothing…

Holidaysafe Reviews…Searching for the Northern Lights in Iceland - When I left University and turned 21, I decided it was time to make a bucket list of all the…

Holidaysafe Reviews – Backpacking in South America - South America has long been a popular destination for backpackers from all over the world. The various countries within the…

Holidaysafe Reviews: Backpacking in Europe - Europe is an ideal place to visit if you want to see other parts of the world but don’t feel…

Holidaysafe Reviews – Backpacking in Thailand - Thailand has long been a popular choice for backpackers from all over the world. It offers everything from cheap food…

Destination Reviews

Most Common Travel Misconceptions - Travelling is often shrouded in misinformation and unfortunately this can lead to people being put off visiting certain places, or…

Gadgets Every Backpacker Needs - Every Backpacker knows that you need to pack as little as possible when commencing a trip, so the things you…

10 Essential Items for Backpackers to Pack - There are countless blogs telling you how to pack your bag and how to think smart about the things you…

Backpacking Checklist - Planning a gap year or backpacking trip can be a huge task, especially if you want to travel to several…

Top 10 Adventure Holiday Ideas - Are you bored of the more standard and ordinary holidays? Are you desperate to step out of your comfort zone…

Choosing A Backpacker Destination - Choosing a destination is the single most important decision you will make throughout your entire backpacking adventure. The destination sets…

Expert Advice for Active Travellers and Backpackers - Introduction   Every year, millions of individuals embark on exciting around the world backpacking holidays; visiting a must-see destinations and…

Preparation

Wildlife Conservation - If you’re an animal lover, you have probably felt one of the following;   Wonderment when you see wild animals…

Teaching - If you have a passion for travel, teaching or helping the less fortunate, then teaching abroad could be a perfect…

Community Projects - If you want to truly immerse yourself in a culture abroad, or if you are interested in helping a specific…

WWOOFing - Most Backpacker and Longstay travellers plan their adventures around chances to experience other cultures and ways of life, and unsurprisingly…

Volunteering - Volunteering in another country is an amazing experience. Not only will you be offering genuine help to a less fortunate…

Internships - Participating in an internship abroad can be an amazing way to travel, add to your CV, gain experience and make…

Working Abroad - Working abroad is an amazing way to enhance your CV, experience different cultures, test a career path, or simply pay…

Vaccinations Guide - When planning a trip abroad, it is important that you research the destination you are intending to visit, to check…

Medicare - Australia is an extremely popular destination with backpacker and Longstay travellers alike, however journeys like this are expensive, and it…

Top Money Saving Tips for Backpackers - Planning a gap year or backpacking adventure can become expensive, so it is important that you settle on a realistic…

Insurance Options for Gap Year Backpackers - If you’re planning to take a gap year, you might have a variety of different things planned. If you want…

Common Backpacker Insurance Claims - Nobody wants to have to claim on their insurance when they’re travelling but sadly, not everyone is that lucky. Some…

Backpacker’s Travel Insurance Guide - When planning a backpacking adventure, the budget is extremely important. Travel Insurance may seem like an unnecessary precaution which you…

How to Keep Gap Year Travel Insurance Costs Down - Travel insurance is an essential when you go travelling on your gap year. The prices can vary depending on where…

Pre-Travel

Top Backpacking Tips for Couples - To some, the idea of travelling around the world with your partner for several months is the dream, but others…

Backpacking Advice from the Experts - Backpacking can be a hugely rewarding experience when done right – you’ll make some amazing memories to cherish for the…

A Responsible Guide to Drinking Alcohol Abroad - For many, no holiday is complete without the odd drink, from a pool side pina colada to a malt whiskey…

The Backpackers Guide to Street Foods of the World - Foods of the World; something people claim to know a lot about judging by the volume of dishes that are…

Backpacker Security – What Travel Insurance Doesn’t Cover - It’s a common misconception that you can just go and buy the first travel insurance policy you see and it…

How to Live in Hostels - If you’re planning a backpacking holiday or a Gap Year it is more than likely that you will spend some…

Advice for Parents of Backpackers - Making the decision to go on a Gap Year or a Backpacking adventure is an amazing and exciting undertaking; however…

Local Customs and Laws - When planning a trip overseas a little bit of research can save you an enormous amount of embarrassment, and money.…

Keeping in Contact Abroad - Modern travellers rely on their mobile phones not just for games and apps, but as a means of communication. However,…

Top Tips for Solo Travellers - Going on a solo trip can seem like a frightening experience. However, some people may find it to be one…

Top Tips for Avoiding Backpacker Travel Theft - Having your belongings stolen is a traumatic and upsetting experience that can happen to anyone. When you’re travelling, there is…

10 Incredible Places You May Have Never Heard of… - The World is an intriguing place with an abundance of natural beauty and unexplainable evolution. We have been gifted thumping…

Travelling Abroad

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