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 …

The 10 Top Backpacking Tarps

2Backpackers: Backpacking, Hiking & Adventure Travel Blog – The 10 Top Backpacking Tarps Subscribe Now -> http://feeds.feedburner.com/TwoBackpackers When planning a backpacking trip, a backpacking tarp can be an effective way to lessen your pack weight without sacrificing comfort. As opposed to a basic tarp you might have protecting your …

Festival Recap: Bridge Day 2018

Every year on the third Saturday of October in Fayetteville, West Virginia (or Fayettechill as some call it) – adventure sports meets county fair for one big hoedown. Bridge Day, if you have never been, is truly a sight to behold. Bridge Day must be a logistics nightmare to put on. Most events that we attend are held in parks, along rivers, and in the mountains. Bridge Day, however, is held on… a bridge. The longest steel arch bridge in the Western Hemisphere, in fact. High above the New…

The 15 Best Day Trips From Atlanta (For Nature Lovers)

As a lifelong resident of metro Atlanta, I’ve always felt that the natural beauty of the state of Georgia is vastly underrated. Even local residents tend to forget the amazing amount of green space we’re blessed with, which offers endless excellent opportunities for recreation and ecotourism adventures. But taking day trips from Atlanta is a great way to explore all the beauty the Peach State has to offer, from cool caves, majestic mountains, and dazzling lakes to rushing rivers and wondrous waterfalls. With hundreds of city parks, more than 40 state parks, …

Announcing TravelCon 2019 (And Our First Group of Speakers)

TravelCon 2018 has been over for a month now. It was a huge success, with close to 600 attendees, over 30 sponsors, about 85 speakers, countless connections made, and endless fun. I loved every minute of it. The running comment I heard from attendees was: “I can’t believe how smoothly this is running for the first year.” This year’s conference was awesome — and the fun can best be seen in our video…

The Top 5 Bulgaria Beaches You Must Visit

Beaches Of Varna The Bulgarian coast offers more than 200kms of amazing, sandy Bulgaria beaches; thus, attracting millions of tourists from around the world. Some of the best beaches in Europe are located in Bulgaria. The popularity of Bulgarian beaches has grown considerably; travelers love visiting them year after year. There are several beautiful beach resorts along the Black Sea coastline in Bulgaria. Some …

There’s More To New York Than The City In Finger Lakes.

There is far more to New York than just New York City and Manhattan, get out and explore New York State and the Finger Lakes region and see exactly what New York really has to offer. When you say New York many people will instantly think of New York City; the …

South East Asia’s Most Overrated Destinations.

South East Asia is one of the most popular regions in the world for backpackers heading off on their gap year, and in general has a well deserved reputation that draws travellers to it time and time again. But not every part of the region is deserving of that adulation and there are some parts of south east Asia that are overrated in the extreme. Here are just some of my choices for the most overrated destinations in south east Asia. I absolutely love south east Asia, I really do…