Backpacks updated with new backpacks for 2013
Backpack Europe Bulletin Board
Meet and learn from from fellow travelers.
Budget Airline Search Engine
added to help search for low fares for 75 budget airlines within Europe.
Hostel Reservations Improved by increasing hostel booking
capabilities by partnering with Hostel Bookers, a no fee hostel
I've added information about creating your own on-line
travel journal or website. Creating a travel journal is one of the best
souvenirs you can have to remind you of your European adventures.
Revamped Packing Information
I've added information on clothes designed for travel, walking
shoes/boot/sandals, and about bringing electronic equipment with you when
you travel. Includes clothing and shoe recommendations.
Europe Bulletin Board
Yes, I've finally added a decent bulletin board to the site. Check out the
new board and meet fellow travelers.
New Info About
Travel Insurance Find out the difference between trip protection
insurance and international travel medical insurance.
Improved Travel Book Section
I've added a section highlighting recent travel book releases and the Top
5 European Travel Books.
More Countries Added! I
to my country information pages.
Hostels vs. Hotels
Find out which one better meets your needs.
Cards updated phone card information in my Keeping in Touch
Insurance information added to the Health & Safety section of
for finding cheap fares on-line how to navigate the web for cheap
on-line air fares.
and Visas Where to obtain your passport and find out if you need
any visas for your planned destinations.
Warnings Is it safe to travel?
Life Learn the basics about living in a hostel.
Stories Now in the Travel Tales section of my site you can read
travel stories submitted by fellow travelers (and some by me too). Check
them out and if you have a story you would like to share, contact
Packing Check List
Print out a packing check list.
How to save
money Even if you are not under 26 years
of age or over 50 years of age, a student or a teacher there are still ways you
can save money while you travel. Of course it sure helps if you fit into one of
the special discount categories...
Hostel Reservations check the price and availability of hostels
all over the world and book on-line.
Coming Sometime in the
(I make no promises as
to the actual time frame of completion)
- Sample itineraries
- More information on different countries
- Event/festival information
- More pictures
(yes, I am aware that my site lacks photos, but I'm sure at some point
I will scan some more photos from my five bursting at the seams
European photo albums)
- New website: BackpackAroundtheWorld.com
is currently being developed from my recent 'round the world jaunt.
- Procrastination on all items listed
- Little green men to help me complete all
the tasks I've set for myself.
- Nervous breakdown.
- Okay, at the very least I should be able
to finish the sample itineraries. Maybe...