• Contiki

    Contiki Tours is a huge operator of escorted motorcoach tours for young people (worlds largest operator of tours for 18-to-35 year-olds, they claim), with about 100 itineraries throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, North America, and […]

  • Backpacking Background

    Backpacking is a term that has historically been used to denote a form of low-cost, independent international travel. Terms such as independent travel and/or budget travel are often used interchangeably with backpacking. The factors that traditionally differentiate […]

  • Travel Insurance

    Travel insurance is something that every traveller should have, regardless of where they plan to go or for how long they plan to travel. It’s a simple thing to get and can end up saving […]

  • STDs

    Love on the road is a very common thing. For some it’s all “Flags & Shags” while others find “true love.” Travelers who engage in unprotected sex abroad run a relatively high risk for acquiring […]

  • Backpacker Travel Tip

    Our philosophy about travel is one that is easy to grasp. International travel beckons some while others remain blinded by their own surroundings. Travel the unbeaten path and stray away from using your guidebook as a bible… […]