Tag: backpacking

Video: Eurail Tips From Spanish Girls

As the saying goes, “Travel Europe the way Europeans do. Buy a Eurail Pass!” These Spanish girls took the Eurail, otherwise known as the Interrail if you are from Europe, and had a lot of praise about it and offered their Eurotrain tips for those backpacking through Europe. Remember, everytime they say Interrail they are... Read More »

Video: Advice From Three Girls Backpacking Europe

These funny girls backpacked Europe and offered up some practical advice for your Europe backpacking trip. Gracias... Read More »

Backpacking Moscow? Get FREE Accommodations for…

If you’re backpacking to Moscow anytime soon, a member of our community, Lizz, has posted details about how you can get free accommodations at a nunnery for the price of 60 minutes of “helping around.” There are a few simple rules that you must abide by, but they are nominal compared to what you’re getting... 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 »

Online Travel Blogs- What Do You Write About?

This may seem like a simple answer, but when you stop and think about it, there are quite a few things to consider. For example, before you start, you need to ask yourself some questions like- Who will be reading this blog? Friends, Family, or the General Public (networking with other bloggers, etc…) What should... Read More »

Europe Topless: Do They Sunbathe Topless in Europe?

Do they sunbathe topless in Europe? This is a very popular question among rookie backpackers each year. This should answer your question- click... Read More »

Forum Topics: So You Want To Travel Africa

Originally posted by: simply_angelic As many of you must know, I’ve been jumping around Africa a lot these past few months (just hit the 4 month mark a couple days ago) and here’s some of the tricks of the trade I’ve aquired through my travels. (1) First and foremost- BRING A FLASHLIGHT OR HEADLAMP!! Power... Read More »

Backpacking & Student Travel Budget, Finance, and Credit

I’ll get straight to the point- Over budget. Three times to Western Europe and my budget and finances has remained the same. I usually budget about $75 (US Dollars/Euros) a day, assuming that I already bought a Eurail pass (This is important if you are on a budget, so have your mom buy you one... Read More »

Unbeatable Freedom

Hi! My name is Angela. I’m a 23 year old college graduate who just got back from Europe after backpacking for 5 months on my own. THE BEST THING I HAVE EVER DONE!!! Unbeatable freedom. At first I was a little hesitant about going alone, but I took a chance and found it to be... Read More »