How to Backpack Like You Mean It

I’ve discovered these 10 uncommon tips by trial and error over the years (mostly error), so I hope I can bestow upon you some hard-earned wisdom before you have to learn the hard way. Get out there and enjoy. Remember, backpacking is FUN, so do yourself a favor and keep it that way.

Types of Travelers

This is a topic that’s been beaten to death in the travel blogosphere, but for good reason because it’s always so easy to pick out the archetypes of people who travel. The standards that you will see in blog write-ups and in real life include: The partier, the checklister, the beachgoer, the photographer, etc. Drawing on my own experiences visiting different places and melding with different types of people, I’ve…