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Whether I am hitting the trail for a day hike or on the go around town, the Berghaus Twentyfourseven 30ltr Rucksack is the first thing I grab. Finding the perfect rucksack for casual travel or school is tricky. Your bag needs to be light, comfortable,...

Airbnb is a great alternative to hostels and couchsurfing and if you're on a very long trip, it can make a nice home away from home for a short while. I've booked Airbnb's in countries like Costa Rica, Slovenia, Argentina, Spain and Ecuador to name...

1. You’ll gain weight I hate to be the bearer of bad news but in my experience (and in every other woman’s who I’ve either travelled with or spoken to) this is inevitable for any female backpacker. I acquired a nice, cushiony thirteen pounds extra....

Travelling around the world during a gap year is not for the faint of heart. You are likely to encounter a multitude of people and situations you did not expect. This is part of the adventure, but it also leaves you open to the possibility...

Many students in the United Kingdom look forward to their gap year with great eagerness. The year between schooling gives them a chance to travel the world, see the sights and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience before they are tied down with more responsibilities. Their parents, however,...

When you decide to take a gap year or just some time away, you have in mind only good things. You think about the fantastic experiences you’ll have, the interesting people you’ll meet, the amazing pictures you’ll bring home and much more. You probably don’t think...

No one wants to think about bad things that can happen while you are travelling the world, but the reality is that difficult situations come up every single day across the globe. Whether you are facing an unexpected illness or injury, a unforeseen complication in...

With backpacking tents, you have a lightweight tent to take with you on any outdoor excursion. They unfold easily so you can rest and be protected from the elements. A multi-person backpacking tent lets you share the adventure of a lifetime. Made of durable materials, the...