Backpacking is the art of knowing what not to take.-Sheridan Anderson
Backpacking is about simplicity. It’s cutting the unnecessary and going for what really counts; experience and adventure. It’s not only a way to travel, it’s a lifestyle. Backpackers are adrenaline junkies always seeking adventure in every part of the world. For many backpackers, they’ve quit their daily routine at home and went to travel the world from months to years or more.
It’s packing your necessities in a backpack and jet-setting the globe. You’ll find them nearly in every part of the world trying to blend in as a local.
Anyone can be a backpacker.
About this website
This website is run and edited by Michael Tieso but contains the writings and experiences of travelers from around the world. Since 2008 we’ve been compiling advice and experiences. Our main goals are:
1. Share the experience of travel through media. Our articles include personal essays, HD travel videos, food challenges and discoveries, adventurous activities, cultural knowledge, going beyond the tourist route, natural wonders, and local experiences.
2. To inspire others to travel, influence you to travel to new places, eat different foods, and do activities you may have never known existed. We want this website to make you question your knowledge of the world and teach you something new from every part of it.
3. Illustrate that travel is possible on many budgets and for many different lifestyles. We want to show you how to make your dreams into reality.
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