Beginner Backpacker

Beginner Backpacker

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

T M10 days ago
6 Tips to Backpack the World
Need some advice? Well, look no further. I may not have traveled the ENTIRE world, lets be realistic... but I've visited enough places to learn a thing or two about traveling. My first stop was New Ze...
Sadhna Herod15 days ago
What Solo Backpacking Has Taught Me
Since I was a child, I have been travelling with my parents to many different countries within South America, all pertaining to my ethnicity and the familiarity of cultures. Although I did a fair shar...
CheyAnne Mazander2 months ago
A Beautiful Place
Do you like to travel? If you are anything like me, then that answer is yes. I have always liked to be outdoors, even as a child. Growing up, it was unlikely to find me inside, even at night. I absolu...
Schuyler Tunaley2 months ago
Walking Across Europe
I have a huge passion for travel. It's something I think everyone should do to escape from the clutches of materialism and Western mentalities. To go and experience other cultures and meet some of the...
Self-Discovery
It feels as if it was yesterday when I was a senior in high school; it was the last opportunity for everyone to use “senioritis” as a lame excuse to procrastinate. A year and a half earlier my mother ...
christopher wyer3 months ago
How Solo Travel (Kinda) Saved My Life
Almost eighteen months ago, I departed for what my friends & family referred to as "The adventure of a lifetime"- I however, rejected that labelling, but only because that implied I would probably nev...
Colin Bryant3 months ago
The Joys of Hiking
In Washington, it tends to rain a lot. So one weekend in the fall, the forecast said it was going to be sunny, and I had to take advantage of that. I invited some friends and we went to Granite Mounta...
Colin Bryant3 months ago
Why You Should Go Backpacking Right Now
Goat Lake was my first ever backpacking trip. It was early summer and I had a hard time deciding where to go. From the pictures that I saw, this hike looked amazing! But it was 10 miles round trip tot...