backpacking-iconWelcome to The Backpacking Site !


This site has been set up as a comprehensive resource for intrepid travellers everywhere. Within the site, you'll find information on every aspect of backpacking and low cost travel, ideally suited to gap year students or those who simply wish to see the world and experience everything while they have the chance.

There is information to help you before you embark, from advice on passports and visas, travel insurance through to what to pack. You can read up on specific gap year advice, find out about working abroad and get tips on transport too.


Whether you are ready to go for it and just need a little organizational help or if you just want to find out a little more before you make up your mind you will find a browse through our site an invaluable aid. Take a read through our country guides to give you an introduction for the location itself and gain advice about working there. Browse our hostel listings to help you find the right budget accommodation.

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