Backpackers

15 Things Backpackers Can (And Probably Will) Do Whilst Based In Cancun

Mexico is a big place. It’s a place for backpackers, vacations and pretty much offers everything you can hope for in a travel destination. It has a rich history of Mayan culture, some of the world’s idyllic beaches, tons of dense jungle and the food, well is an international favourite. Cancun though, provides a bit of a different perspective. Many think it’s an extension of the USA. Expensive, tacky and not ‘real’ Mexico. Sure, it has the huge nightclubs and fancy hotels, but there is a lot more to Cancun than meets the eye. It’s a great place for backpackers on a budget, and for the whole Yucatan area, an ideal place to base yourself. One thing is for sure, stay in Mezcal Hostel. This place is year on year voted the best hostel in Cancun. You’ll m...

This Is The Ideal Hostel

Let’s face it; we’ve all been in some amazing hostels and then some that are not so amazing. I’m sure you have fond memories of the ones you felt you could have stayed forever, perhaps because of the location, the price, or you created your own little backpacker family. Then on the other side of things, maybe a hostel that isn’t so nice because of the squeaky beds, cold floors and clueless staff. Now it’s 2016 and hostels are trying incorporate the many luxuries of home into their features, hostels are becoming better and better. Well, let’s take a look at some of the best features from some hostels in the world that would make the IDEAL hostel. We’re taking our best features from South East Asia, South America and Australiasia only, as well, they are the places that have the best hostels ...

15 Types Of Backpackers You’ll Meet Today

Hitting the road to go backpacking will always make you think what weird and wonderful people you are going to meet. Backpacking is an international activity and experience that nowadays interests many different people. Years ago, the thought of backpacking was for the overly curious people, some looking for a different life and others genuinely interested in a culture in a smaller world. The world of backpackers was a lot smaller then. Now, there is more to it than that and backpacking is more often than not accepted as of 2016 as a ‘life experience’. The echo’s of ‘you only life once’ are for anyone to say and are almost excuses that one gives themself to motivate them for doing something they may class as out of the ordinary. Nevertheless, the road is jam packed more than ever and it do...

SE Asia’s Best Backpacker Chill Out Destinations

South East Asia has many places to go and things to see. It has chaotic cities like Bangkok, roads filled with mopeds in Hanoi and hundreds of temples in Bagan. But what happens when it all gets a bit too much? We associate a beach with relaxation but at some beaches, do you really get that with some though? Haad Rin is the opposite, and White Beach in Boracay is hoarded with travelers, so where else is there to go sit back and chill out? You might be that way inclined, a quiet person or an introvert, or you’ve had enough craziness for the time being so you want to sit back, read a book, wander softly and do some yoga. Well backpackers, have a look at this list that you can go and hibernate once more.   Pai, Thailand In the north of Thailand, Pai is a quiet village rural area that onl...

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