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5 Ways to Make Money while Backpacking

Backpacking around the world is one of the most exciting things you can do. At the same time, there’s a practical limitation: How do you fund your travels?

You can surely stockpile enough money before heading out on your grand adventure, but that’s not the only way. Many people pay for their trips by working while traveling, and you can do the same. Want to see how to make money while backpacking? Here are five great options to look into.
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Are Hostels Safe to Stay In?

I still remember the first time the possibility of staying in a hostel came up when I was studying abroad. I’m going to be honest – I was pretty nervous. However, my roommate wasn’t even phased by it. “It’s cheap, it’s fun, we’ll be fine,” she said. I laughed to myself and thought yeah of course, sharing a bedroom with 8 other people sounds like a blast.

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng is essentially the ultimate tourist trap in Laos.  Expats and backpackers are lured by the infamous idea of floating down a river in a tube, bringing only a bottle of whiskey as their companion to accompany them until they reach the first bar along the Mekong River.  Read More

Jetset Around South America on a Backpacker’s Budget

South America is the newest destination for backpackers who want a different experience than the traditional European route. With some of the best natural wonders and authentic cultures in the world, you’ll want to experience this up-and-coming continent firsthand. One of the biggest perks of traveling to South America is that it’s affordable! Check out… Read More

Best Backpacking Trips – Top 6 Routes

Backpacking has become increasingly popular among young travelers, and for good reason. It gives you the freedom to visit a handful of countries in a short amount of time, it encourages light packing (say goodbye to lugging around that roller bag), and it’s sure to land you in some amazing places that you might not… Read More

Backpacking solo: is it safe? [VIDEO]

Transcript Imagine marveling alone at the wonder of the ancient Mayan ruins, or embarking on a photography adventure through the Swiss alps, or sitting pensively in a Parisian garden in total peace. Backpacking solo is one of the most exciting and empowering things a college student can do. While the experience can make you more… Read More

Your Guide To Backpacking In Europe

Hello Summer! I hope you all are excited for Summer as much as I am. All those finals had me stressing like no other! Time for rest, no worries, and much traveling. If you like adventure like me, what better way then to go to Europe. Better yet, backpacking. Here are 5 tips to get… Read More