Beginner Backpacker

Beginner Backpacker

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

Natasha Sydor5 days 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. Young2 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 Boudreau3 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 Kincaid3 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. Young3 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...
Tiffany Gray4 months ago
The Traveler's Pilgrimage
At the end of the day, there comes a point where every traveler's pilgrimage comes to an end. Every nomadic quest, every step, finds its way back home, to the place where it all began. The place where...
SF Adahy6 months ago
Bike-packing
Bike-packing... sounds pretty miserable, right? I mean, biking hurts your legs more than walking. Why would I want to load up a bike and hit the road for miles of unbearable leg pain? If you have the ...
Devon Thomas8 months ago
Best Backpacking Tents to Bring on Your Next Trip
My son Jarret and I do a lot of camping so that we can bond as father and son, and, hopefully, as men and even human beings. Since I prioritize my relationship with my son, it's important that I own o...