Travel Patagonia – Puerto Natales, Chile

2Backpackers: Backpacking, Hiking & Adventure Travel Blog – Travel Patagonia – Puerto Natales, Chile Subscribe Now -> http://feeds.feedburner.com/TwoBackpackers Puerto natales 1 371 by Adriuu, on Flickr If you are planning to travel patagonia and visit Torres del Paine National Park in Chile, you will inevitably arrive to Puerto Natales.  Lying next to the cloudy turquoise glacier shores of Seno Ultima Esperanza, extreme wind conditions are common.  It’s a small town with most buildings only a single story with the main street clearly more developed and groomed than the…

How to Use a Polarizer Filter

2Backpackers: Backpacking, Hiking & Adventure Travel Blog – How to Use a Polarizer Filter Subscribe Now -> http://feeds.feedburner.com/TwoBackpackers Ushuaia Lighthouse I am leery of writing a photography guest post on Two Backpackers, only because their photography is so amazingly good, but when Jason asked me to do a guest post, I was in the midst of posting one of my lucky-good photographs on my blog, so…

Black Friday: Get Our Stuff for 66% off!

Posted: 11/23/2018 | November 23rd, 2018 It’s that time of the year again when we all go crazy for online sales. Yes, it’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday! As we do every year, we’re going to participate in this mass consumer event by putting all our guidebooks and courses on sale all weekend! From right now (Friday, November 23rd at 8 am EST) until Monday, November 26th at 11:59 …

Photo of the Day: The Neon Museum Las Vegas

2Backpackers: Backpacking, Hiking & Adventure Travel Blog – Photo of the Day: The Neon Museum Las Vegas Subscribe Now -> http://feeds.feedburner.com/TwoBackpackers An Old Ornate Golden Nugget Sign from 'The Neon Museum Las Vegas Boneyard' A lot of people think that Las Vegas has little history or culture, which is understandable given the fact that the city is often about the…

My Top 14 Hostels in Amsterdam

Posted: 11/19/2018 | November 19th, 2018 Amsterdam will always have a special place in my heart. I spent a month there on my first trip around the world in 2006. I made local friends, wandered far and wide, and really got to know the city and its people. I fell in love with Amsterdam that trip. I’ve been back to visit Amsterdam every year since. The city is one of the most visited and backpacked in Europe. And it’s filled with hundreds of…

The 20 Best Christmas Lights Near Atlanta for 2018 (with Map!)

[UPDATED NOVEMBER 10, 2018] It’s no secret that our family truly loves Christmas. Whether we’re heading out to enjoy our favorite Atlanta Christmas events or staying home to savor our beloved Christmas traditions, we tend to spend the entire month of December (and half of November) celebrating our favorite holiday. Christmas lights are one of our favorite seasonal traditions. So naturally we decorate our home festively every year, both inside and out. I put up so many festive lights on the house, I’ve been called “Sparky” (after Clark Griswold) on more than one occasion. But we…

RTW Update: How Heather is Traveling on a Budget

Posted: 11/12/18 | November 12th, 2018 Last December, Heather won our round the world trip contest and was gifted a trip around the world worth $50 a day! In January, she started backpacking her way through South America on a budget. Today, she’s written a blog post about how she’s been able to stay on budget for the last 36 weeks and the lessons she’s learned as a new traveler! …

Why Huntsville, Alabama Is The Next Must See Travel Destination.

Huntsville in Alabama is one of those rare destinations, a true hidden gem that can surprise travellers constantly and on multiple levels, if they ever hear about it and travel there that is. From the origins of the space industry to a vast creative underbelly, Huntsville has a variety of things to see and do to keep every traveller happy, and this is why every traveller has to put it on their radar immediately. What do …

Where to Go Backpacking in Europe

2Backpackers: Backpacking, Hiking & Adventure Travel Blog – Where to Go Backpacking in Europe Subscribe Now -> http://feeds.feedburner.com/TwoBackpackers Going on a backpacking trip to Europe can mean countless options for itineraries. There are so many different places to go and things to do that it can be hard to narrow it down. Before you start narrowing down your top choices of places to visit. Take a look at these suggestions from travel bloggers about how they would spwaend their time in backpacking Europe. Northern Europe Southern Europe Backpacking Sweden Backpacking Italy Backpacking Norway Backpacking…

The Road Team Experiences Virginia’s Blue Ridge Cheers Trail 3 Ways

With eighty events completed and another season of travel under their belts, it was high time for the Live Outside and Play Road Team to relax. What better way than the Cheers Trail in Virginia’s Blue Ridge, a collection of 30 breweries, wineries and craft spirit producers based in and around Roanoke, Virginia. We only …

50 Facts About the History of Santa Claus Around The World

Like most kids who grew up in the US, I became fascinated with Santa Claus from a very early age. From his fuzzy red suit and his long white hair and beard to the reindeer who pulled his sleigh, this jolly old elf who distributed presents to kids all around the world was a larger-than-life legend. But unlike other children, I never really grew out of my interest…

How Much a Holiday in Thailand Costs

Updated: 10/28/2018 | October 28th, 2018 Traveling Thailand can cost as little or as much as you want it to be. This is a country that covers all budgets! This is a country where you can stay in $3 USD rooms or $1,000 USD resorts. Street food for pennies or gourmet dinners for hundreds. Expensive tours or inexperience attractions. There’s something for…

Meet Adam: Go Backpacking’s First Community Manager

Zakynthos, Greece Meet Adam Cheshier, Go Backpacking’s first Community Manager! Adam is taking the lead on all things social media, starting with Pinterest and Facebook. In the coming weeks, he’ll also be firing up our new accounts on Instagram and Twitter too. Our goal is to kick things up a notch and start sharing stories from the road more frequently, and with fresh perspectives, everywhere travelers are looking …

How To Avoid Trouble On Your Gap Year.

Taking a gap year is an amazing adventure and the majority of backpackers don’t have any problems at all on their big backpacking trip around the world, but there are times when things can get a bit out of hand, when problems arise or when you just find yourself in a situation you weren’t prepared for. Here are the top ways to make sure you steer clear of most types of …