Backpacking Archive

Something for Everyone: Why Austria Ticks all the Boxes for Every Skier

The fantastic thing about the Austrian Alps as a skiing destination, is that it has such a diverse range of resorts and pistes to choose from. This means that if you are trying to emulate Franz Klammer or happen to be a slightly nervous beginner, or maybe you just want to cruise past some stunning […]

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Travel and Disease: Things to Know

One of the best things about setting off on an adventure overseas is the fact that it allows you to kiss goodbye to everyday concerns and focus on having fun. Having said that, there are certain practical issues that you simply can’t afford to ignore – and health is one of them. Given how simple […]

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Essential Backpacking Technology You Don’t Want To Forget

While the main idea behind backpacking is to travel in the cheapest and most-simple way possible, it would be foolish to overlook essential technology. Just because you’re getting back to basics, that doesn’t mean you should cut yourself off from the world. Indeed, people who backpack are more likely to need the assistance this tech […]

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Essential Accessories & Gadgets For Your Next Campervan Holiday

Regardless of whether you own your campervan or you are hiring it, whenever you take to the open roads in search of adventure you should make sure that you are travelling with some essential accessories and gadgets. If you are planning a road trip in a campervan soon, it is best that you are fully […]

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The Best Way to Learn a Language

Needless-to-say, having a grounding in a few key words or sentences makes life a lot easier when you’re travelling. Not only does knowing a little of the language help you to communicate your needs, it also suggests to the locals that you respect their culture and can, ultimately, go a long way in breaking down […]

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5 Quick and Easy Food Ideas for People on the Go

In today’s society, we want everything fast. We go online for quick answers to questions we have, we go to fast food restaurants for a quick meal and we even text for faster conversations. When it comes to preparing food items, many individuals do not have the time or energy to prepare large meals each […]

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The Top Travel Apps

The act of travelling can be quite a daunting prospect, not just for the usually home-bound but often for even the seasoned traveller. Oft-repeated questions; “which train am I getting”, “what time is my flight”, “where the hell even am I”; plague every type of traveller, be it the globetrotting backpacker or the slightly less […]

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