Backpacking, Travelling, Gap Year, Big Trip, Sabbatical, Career Break, or whatever else you want to call it - this book aims to provide you with all the first-hand information, tips and help you could possibly need in regards to planning your adventure.
Written by experienced backpacker, Craig Phillips, the creator of backpackeradvice.com
Backpacking Around The World For First Timers chapters include:
Should You Go Backpacking?
Ways To Fund Your Trip
Travelling Alone, With Friends, Or A Group
Vaccinations and Health
Safety And Security
Departure Planning And Checklist
Choosing A Backpack
Top Backpacking Tips
When You Get There
Living In Hostels
How To Meet People
Dealing With Culture Shock, Loneliness, And Homesickness
Money Saving Tips Whilst Travelling
Documenting Your Trip
Backpacking Resource Directory
Customer ReviewsSee All
Basic but good
This is probably better for the younger generations that want to hit the world on a gap year straight from school or uni. It’s a little repetitive at times, I kept thinking I was rereading a chapter, but it was just repeat info. As an old lady at the tender age of 28, my common sense gave me all the same tips as I found in the text before I actually read the book. However, as someone that’s never been backpacking, it’s always good to get the clarification that the things your pondering are all relevant and necessary. So for that reason I’m glad I read it!
Well structured and easy to read. Really helped me plan my gap year.