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Backpacking, Is It The Best Way to Travel Abroad?

February 23, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 87

People love to travel. Travelling the world appeals to people from all walks of life.

There is the right kind of travel out there to suit all budgets, from high dollar luxury resorts in the Maldives to $5 per night rooms for Backpackers in Bangkok.

For most though, their travel budget lies somewhere in the middle, between luxury resorts and travelling on a dime.

Backpacking these days has never been more affordable, with budget airlines competing to get bums on seats and the internet making it so easy to find and compare hotels and youth hostels online.

Asia has long been a favourite for backpackers and budget travellers. SE Asia in particular, offers almost any kind of travel experience you desire. including luxury beach-side resorts or budget $15 per night beach bungalows - Thailand's Islands such as Koh Samui are famous for.

From Bangkok, Thailand's major hub - you can fly to just about any city in Asia that has an airport.

With a multitude of budget airlines flying out of Bangkok, you can get some great value fairs from anywhere to Siem Reap in Cambodia or Hanoi in Vietnam or even to less travelled Borneo.

Its always a good idea to have a travel gear checklist on hand to make sure you're taking the right kind of travel backpack, clothing, shoes and even first aid kit and medication for your sabbatical.

When Backpacking in South East Asia, a sturdy travel backpack is recommended, along with a good quality pair of travel pants, such as cargo pants with lots of pockets that zip or button up to keep your valuables safe while on the road.

You don't need to worry about packing too much when going to Asia, in fact its best to travel light. Make sure you take a few pairs of pants, some swimming bathers, a few t-shirts, a sturdy pair of travel shoes and that should be a good start.

Remember, it's Asia. If you've forgotten anything important you can probably buy it there cheaper than you can at home.

Its also a great idea to visit some SE Asia Travel Blogs before you go backpacking to read other travellers stories and get recommendations and advice on where to travel to, what to pack and keep up to date with general travel news from all the RWT (around the world travel) blogs.

If travelling to Europe, you probably want to pack a few more things, as the weather varies a lot depending if you travel in summer or winter.

To Learn Visit Our SE Asia Travel Blog

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