Beginner Backpacker

Beginner Backpacker

The world is yours for the taking. Where will you backpack to next?

Tiffany Harper24 days ago
Educational Tours: Everything You Need to Know About Educational Traveling
The first question I’m asked whenever I open my favorite subject; which is, of course, traveling; is, "What does it mean to travel while educating yourself?" My answer varies from person to person. Th...
Vacation Safety Checklist
Whether you're traveling within the United States or leaving the country, it's always a safe bet to have a safety checklist for unexpected events. This can include, an injury, car accident, etc. It's ...
Michelle Esteveza month ago
The Best Gear for Winter Camping
Okay, unpopular opinion time. Winter is my favorite season! I don’t need your stare right now. I just need you to know that somehow the sky is a lot clearer on winter nights, snow makes everything sti...
Natasha Sydor2 months ago
How to Plan Your First Travel Backpacking Trip (Like a Boss)
Planning your first trip abroad is nerve-racking, exhilarating, and scary. Will you pick the right location? What about getting the right price? How do you choose the perfect activities? What cities s...
The 10 Best Backpacking Packs for Your Next Trek
It should come as no surprise that choosing a good backpack is an integral aspect of backpacking, and yet so many people cheap out on their packs, much to the detriment of their trips. A good backpack...
Nicola P. Young5 months ago
Pieces of Gear All Beginner Backpackers Need
Backpacking is one of the most wondrous activities. For all those reasons it's so wondrous, it's also dangerous. The home comforts of civilization don't exist out on the trails, and so it's important ...
Bekah Boudreau5 months ago
Why I Hate Backpackers
So far on my ten week adventure through South-East Asia, I have been on two backpacking trips, and plan to go on one more before catching a flight back to Canada. Now, don't get me wrong, I adore back...
Karley Kincaid5 months ago
A Waddle in the Woods
On a sweltering Friday morning in July, we woke up at zero dark thirty and got ready to head out on our adventure. Our group was myself, my husband Greg, and our neighbor Lou. Greg and Lou are both ex...
Nicola P. Young5 months ago
10 Backpacking Tips from Experts
Backpacking can be exciting, meditative, beautiful, great exercise... a lot of wonderful things. If you're not properly prepared though, it can quickly turn into a disaster. Out in the wilderness, lac...