Tag: message boards

Backpacker Loses 40 lbs. Backpacking Europe!

Thought that I would throw in a little bit of an appetizer before you go on to the meat and potatoes of this post. My first trip to Europe was for 4 weeks with a 30 lb+ backpack. I walked like there’s no tomorrow and enjoyed this kind of forced natural exercise and to my... Read More »

Films that Inspire You Travel

If you’re planning on hitting the road to satisfy your wander lust, you’ve most likely got your radar on to any and all things around you that will keep you pumped and inspired to stay focus on your travel goals. Aside from surfing the ocean of travel related internet sites and the countless updated versions... 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 »

Forum Topics: Some Money Questions from a New Traveler!

Hey guys! I’m doing a working holiday in London this summer and I’ve got a few money issues. Bare with me because I’ve hardly ever been out of the states and I need a little help, please. 1) I contacted my bank about using my debit card in the UK and they told me that... 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 »

A Special Thanks to All of These TravelPUNKS!

TravelPUNKS are an amazing breed of travelers. If you are not a part of this community, then you are sorely missing out on some awesome relationships that you can create with people from around the world. I got a stack of postcards with inspiring and positive messages from these big gun TPunk’s- TheJake- from Surprise,... Read More »

They Met On Our Message Boards. Now They’re Married!

I’m going to say this again and again and again until it’s ingrained into your minds- traveling is LIFE ALTERING. Not only the actual traveling part of it, but the juices that start flowing inside of you as you MENTALLY commit to it and start preparing and researching it. A new window of positivity and... Read More »