Inspired by One Heck of a Journey – Graham Hughes

– If you haven’t heard the name Graham Hughes yet, learn it.  Graham is a an inspirational figure in the travel community and after four years he finally accomplished his goal: visit every country in the UN plus an additional 8 states… without the use of an airplane! That’s right.  Graham traveled old school. – … Continue reading

Backpacking – Safety Tips With Your Backpack

Safety is always a concern when it comes to travel.  We spend so much time packing the backpack with just the right stuff, that the last thing that you want to happen when you are traveling in another country is for any (or all) of your stuff to go missing.  This post will cover some … Continue reading

Backpacking – Packing List

As with every trip, my favorite planning procedure is packing. The idea that whatever I place in this bag will be what I’m stuck with for a long time. When Justin and I backpack Europe, we will be stuck with what’s on our back for a very long time. As most of you know, we’ll … Continue reading

Backpacking – The 5 Things To Look For In Buying a New Backpack

I said it before in an earlier post that buying a backpack would be one of the most important, if not the most important, purchase for your trip.  Don’t buy just any old backpack, but instead, take your time and do your due diligence.  Use the below as a guide to buying your backpack: – 1. … Continue reading

Backpacking – The Basics

When most of us think of backpacks, reminiscent thoughts of lugging books around our school campuses come to mind. Rarely do we imagine living out of one for a month or more. The idea of “backpacking” consists of basically traveling mostly by foot for days on end, all the while living out of a backpack. … Continue reading

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