When you decide you want to start a new adventure and travel new countries with your backpack, going out of you comfort zone, seeing new places, trying exotic food, and meeting local people is going to be on the agenda. If you have a budget, backpacking is the best option for traveling. If you like the idea of taking a trip and saving some money, here are three tips to help you enjoy the journey.
When you are backpacking, you will likely have to reduce your costs everywhere, especially transportation. Some travel agencies sell discounts for trains or bike rentals, you can ask different opinions about the best way to move around that area. Downloading new apps can help you stay up to date with maps, the closest transportation, time it will take from point A to point B, etc. Also locals can help you with this; they can recommend you the fastest, easiest, or cheapest ways to move around.
Space is everything and you are going to be moving a lot, so the best way to do it is with a light backpack and comfortable clothes that will likely be ruined when you return. You have the information on your schedule like the weather and places you’re going to visit so only pack the basics: shirts, jeans, and pair of shorts, underwear and shoes. Check out Macy´s. They have everything that you need for your new adventure and great deals. Don’t worry about your dirty clothes, many places have washing machine or you can find a laundry place close to you.