The nuggets of truth we reveal in our travel section will serve you in good stead as you hop from one place to the other. There’s a lot to do before leaving home to go on a trip and we don’t want you nursing a headache before you even head off, so here you’ll find useful tips about travel that you’ll wish you’d discovered before.

Fret not, however, because there’s never any shortage of articles coming through, explaining everything and anything you need to know about touring the world – usually from inside a backpack. Our backpacking guides and tips will sort you with insights that matter.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a look at some of the backpacking questions that we’re asked on a regular basis.

What should I take backpacking?

There are many items you’ll need on hand when backpacking and you can find out more in our backpacking checklist.

How to I avoid losing my passport?

There are different schools of thought that say you should keep it on you or hide it in your room. Read the discussion here.

What size of backpack will I need?

Depending on how long you’ll be travelling and where you are staying you may need a bigger bag.