Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018

Category: Travel Links & Resources
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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 […]

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7 Cities in the UK to Backpack on a Budget

Hey, 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 […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Backpack Budget Travel Europe

These 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 […]

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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 […]

How to Pass the Time in a Long Bus Trip

There is nothing worse than being stuck on a bus for hours on end with absolutely nothing to do!  That’s why it’s fantastic that there has been a surge in technology over the last couple of years that has allowed app developers and brands to provide you with a product that you can enjoy wherever […]

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 money. 

Backpacking Solo: “Why you have to travel SOLO!”

Every year there are countless of first time backpackers and travelers wondering if they should backpack and or travel solo. Is it worth it to backpack alone or travel solo? How do you meet people while backpacking solo? Is it safe to travel alone? Will I get lost backpacking Europe alone? 

Backpackers Bowling at the Flying Pig Hostel in Amsterdam

The great thing about staying at hostels is meeting other travelers and doing a bunch of fun things together. It’s pretty simple because hostel dorms have multiple beds inside them and so you’re most likely going to be bunking with 4, 6, 8, 12, and even 20 people or more in one room.