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12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe: Digital Cameras for Backpacking (Part 11)

11. Smart phones and Digital Cameras for Backpacking and College/Student Traveling. Capture the memories. Everyone has a smart phone these days so just make sure you have enough storage space to capture as many photos as you can. If you prefer to take a digital camera, then that’s a great option too. Digital cameras are... Read More »

12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe: Get INVOLVED in a Community (Part 10)

TravelPUNK’s 12 part series on Backpacking Europe for all you aspiring & seasoned backpackers and student travelers.  10. The Importance of Community Support. What do Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Duvall, and Robert Redford have in common? They were all buddies, hanging out together in New york as struggling actors, banging on doors for auditions... Read More »

12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe: Create A Blog (Part 9)

TravelPUNK’s 12 part series on Backpacking Europe for all you aspiring & seasoned backpackers and student travelers. 9. Create a Blog Why you need to create a blog. The word “blog” is short for “web log.” Also known as an online journal. There’s a gold old saying that goes “You are what you think about... Read More »

12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe: Learn Another Language (Part 8)

This is a 12 part series on Backpacking Europe for all you aspiring & seasoned backpackers and student travelers. Before you head out on your trip, you should make an effort to learn another language because it makes your travel experience much more richer than if you didn’t learn one. But you need to act... Read More »

12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe: Europe Trip Budget and Finances (Part 7)

This is a 12 part series on Backpacking Europe for all you aspiring & seasoned backpackers and student travelers. 8. Backpacking Europe Trip Budget and Finances Budgeting for your trip is dependent on many things. It all depends on what kind of trip you want. I saw website that said that you can travel for... Read More »

12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe: Booking Hostels in Europe (Part 6)

This is a 12 part series on Backpacking Europe for all you aspiring & seasoned backpackers and student travelers. Beds in the World Famous Flying Pig Flying Pig Downtown, Amsterdam, Netherlands Flying Pig Uptown, Amsterdam, Netherlands 6. Hostels and Accommodations This topic is brought up all year long in one form or another and it’s... Read More »

12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe: Backpacks & Money Belts (Part 5)

This is a 12 part series on Backpacking Europe for all you aspiring & seasoned backpackers and student travelers. 5. Backpacks & Money Belts Get a good backpack that fits your size and is comfortable for you to carry. This, extension of your back, is going to be your best friend throughout your trip so... Read More »

12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe: Buy a Eurail Pass (Part 4)

TravelPUNK’s 12 part series on Backpacking Europe for all you aspiring & seasoned backpackers and student travelers. 4. Buy The Eurail Pass Europe has a brilliant rail system that conveniently interconnects most European countries. DEFINITELY get this pass before you take off. Generally speaking, you will buy a pass with a certain number of days... Read More »

12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe: Buy Your Plane Ticket (Part 3)

This is a 12 part series on Backpacking Europe for all you aspiring & seasoned backpackers and student travelers. 3. Buying Your Plane Ticket= Closes the Deal Tired of talking the talk and never walking the walk? Here’s how you can finally close the deal and make your travel dreams a reality. Buy your ticket.... Read More »

12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe: Passports & Visas (Part 2)

This is a 12 part series on Backpacking Europe for all you aspiring & seasoned backpackers and student travelers. 2. Passports and Visas Most of the European countries are covered under Schengen visa although you may need to apply for independent visas for some. For Americans, the rules are clear on the length of time... Read More »

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