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How to Meet People and Have Sex in Hostels

How to Meet People and Have Sex in HostelsWhat do you like about backpacking? Is it eating new foods? Seeing world famous landmarks that you’ve only seen in magazines, movies, tv, and the internet? Most backpackers say that what they enjoyed most about traveling abroad is the people they meet and new friends they make, and if you think about it, the fun... Read More »

Can You Apply for University After a Gap Year?

Can You Apply for University After a Gap Year?Many people travel during their gap year, so naturally a common concern among thousands of students each and every year is if they can you apply for college after a gap year. The short answer is that you can, but you’re probably better off applying during senior year along with everyone else. There are good... Read More »

7 Cities in the UK to Backpack on a Budget

7 Cities in the UK to Backpack on a BudgetHey, who said backpacking the UK has to be expensive. True, if you’ll be eating out a lot and staying in hotels rather than hostels then it can get quite costly. But if you’re on a budget, then swinging by the local grocery stores for some food and drink supplies and staying in hostels is... Read More »

Top 10 Reasons to Backpack Budget Travel Europe

Top 10 Reasons to Backpack Budget Travel EuropeThese days more and more people are recognizing the fact that traveling while you’re young is more advisable than traveling only when you’re settled down with a family or retired. While the latter time of one’s life is likely to be more financially stable for comfortable travel, it is also a time of either too... Read More »

Experience Spain Through Local Tour Guides

Tour guides? Say what? As backpackers, we want to get the biggest bang for our miniscule budget. We wander the streets on our own and look for hidden gems that don’t normally make the popular guide books. A quick search on wikipedia or popular travel sites can give us a good idea of the popular... Read More »

Want to go Backpacking? Start Here.

Want to go Backpacking? Start Here.Thinking about backpacking Europe or anywhere else around the world? TravelPUNK’s mission is to help you get prepared for that trip of a lifetime. Whether you want to back pack Europe alone or back pack anywhere else, this site will help you. This site is packed with information to help you travel safe, smart, well... Read More »

Madrid Meetups: Meet The Locals and Other Travelers at Madrid Intercambios

If you are traveling to Madrid, Spain  and want to meet some cool locals, other travelers, as well as students and english teachers studying and working abroad, then you need to head to a Madrid Language Exchange Meetup called... Read More »

Backpacking Europe Finances: Apply for McDonalds Jobs

Making enough money to finance your backpacking trip to Europe can be quite a daunting task.The first $1,000 you save is always a doozy. It’s the hardest money saving psychological barrier to cross, especially if you have always been bad at managing your... Read More »

Three Backpackers from Texas Denied Entry to Ireland

This is pretty strange because it’s not normal that Ireland denies entry to American travelers. One of their customs agents must have had a serious grudge against America or and American citizen to create such a stir. Irish police are investigating... Read More »

Pamplona: The Running of the Bulls! (Be careful…)

Here’s a clip from San Fermin’s The Running of the Bulls. Just yesterday, a kid from Madrid was gored to death by one of the... Read More »

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