Backpacking Must-Haves

What to Pack

While every traveler can figure out the traveling basics such as t-shirts and underwear, whether or not they need a fleece and what constitutes appropriate footwear etc. these packing tricks may not seem obvious at first glance but they are the little things that make traveling that much simpler and safeguard you against…

Best Books to Read While Backpacking

With so many books to choose from its hard to know which stories will really enhance your travel experience. Travel books are important not only because they inspire you to take the road less traveled but in your worst/ best moments they will reconfirm why you decided to take this crazy trip in the first place. Its also a great way to understand the people and culture of a place before you go and even while you are there visiting.

Top 10 Ways to Lighten your Load and Pack Compactly

Pack A Light Backpack

When backpacking, everyone says to pack light but most travelers learn the hard way with a 70-80 kilo pack filled to the brim, barely able to wobble up the 5 flights of stairs to their room. There are so many options to choose from when deciding the weight of one’s knapsack but each traveler must find a balance between their own personal traveling necessities and the ease at which they travel. Some travelers swear by …