Category: Area Overview


Europe is a popular spot for first-time backpackers because it’s generally deemed as very safe and there’s HEAPS of different countries to explore and different cultures to indulge in within such close reach. There’s something for everyone, whether you want to explore the outdoors or take in one of the many capital cities.

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Asia (in particular South East Asia) is a popular spot for backpackers on a tight budget. It’s great place to try all kinds of weird and wacky foods, wander around endless temples, shop at insanely cheap markets and ride motor bikes through the countryside.

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Central America

It may only be a small area, but Central America has TONS to explore. It’s a great place for outdoor adventures – whether it be climbing volcanoes, meeting local wildlife, swimming under waterfalls, learning to surf or exploring the jungle.

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