If you follow this blog regularly, then by now you know that I’ve developed quite a series on backpacking over the last several weeks – from where you should go to how to backpack like a boss on a college budget to backpacking like a local and fitting in wherever you go. So now we move to a topic that’s not quite as fun, but very practical to discuss as we continue exploring the topic of backpacking.
Safety isn’t sexy. Safety is boring and stuffy, and it’s the question your parents always bring up that cramps your style when you’re trying to be bold and adventurous. When it comes to travel, it’s still not one of the sexy topics I could write on, but because of my experiences and the incidences I’ve witnessed, I felt compelled to write for StudentUniverse travelers so they’d be aware of the tips to follow to stay safe while backpacking. Read More