Browsing Archives of - 2008 July

Backpacking Europe for the First Time or Backpacking Solo? Got Goosebumps?

I saw these videos the other day and they reminded me of when I went backpacking Europe solo for the first time. I was not only scared, but petrified as I had never been out of the country on my own before. Listening to the guy at the end of the second video talk about... Read More »

How To Bring Your Travel Dreams To Reality. 5 Steps To Get In The Game (5 Of 5)

TravelPUNK.com’s exclusive series- “How to Bring Your Travel Dreams to Reality. 5 Steps to Get in the Game (5 of 5) 5. Save your money. Okay, the topic that you’ve all been dreading- Money. This is the one thing that holds most people back from traveling. In fact, we took a poll a few months... Read More »

Dream Like View of the Sea From the Italian Eurail Train

Hers a quick video shot by a couple of backpackers on an Italian Eurail train. “Dream like view of the sea from italian train”       You too can enjoy Europe awesome views. Buy a Eurail Pass before you... Read More »

What Food Do You Miss While Backpacking?

When you’re traveling overseas and you’ve been chowin’ down on foreign foods for some time, you’re bound to start getting the munchies for some familiar foods from your homeland. For, me, believe it or not, it was Top Ramen. Living in Madrid for over a year, I started craving for some ramen noodles. El Corte... Read More »

Travelzoo: Win 20 Trips! FREE Travel Trips Giveaway

I just sent this out to all of our newsletter subscribers, so get on our email list for future announcements. For 13 weeks, Travelzoo will be giving away one amazing travel deal weekly from the Top 20 list. Plus, one lucky player will win the entire Top 20, which means 20 of the best trips... Read More »

A Map For Saturday

For about a year, we’ve had a community discussion on the documentary A Map For Saturday, a documentary that follows Brook Silva-Braga on a round the world backpacking trip. For anyone thinking about going on their first backpacking trip, or for anyone that’s planning on doing it again, this film is bound to light a... Read More »

How to Bring Your Travel Dreams to Reality. 5 Steps to Get in the Game (4 of 5)

TravelPUNK.com’s exclusive series- “How to Bring Your Travel Dreams to Reality. 5 Steps to Get in the Game (4 of 5) 4. Visualization Visualization is perhaps the single most important ingredient for success on any level. There’s an old saying that goes “If you don’t know where you’re going, then any road will take you... Read More »

Saving Money for Traveling

A current topic on our forums lists some good tips on saving money for traveling. This is a key area that stops most people from converting from “dreamer” to “traveler.” One of our TravelPUNK members, PhilBill, posted his list of “10 Simple living Tips to Help You Live Your Dreams” which will help all of... Read More »

New Hostel Section Added

We have added a new hostel section that has user ratings, pictures, room availability on all room types when searching, and most importanly, NO BOOKING FEES! Over 2,500 destinations world wide! Go to our NEW HOSTEL SECTION Group bookings can also made using our group hostel booking... Read More »

Too Young to Travel or Backpack Europe?

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