Best Backpacker Hostels in India

Most backpackers coming to India have saved and saved for a few months holiday and need cheap accommodation in India in a cheap backpacker hotel or hostel. While cheap hotels in India are easy to come by, hostels are finally up and booming in the subcontinent! In my opinion it's easier to stay in the

Incredibly Detailed One Month Itinerary for Cuba

I recommend not trying to "do Cuba" in 2 weeks like many people do. This is not a place you want to rush. With such a rich culture, pulsating dance & music scene, unforgettable people, and diverse geography, my 6 weeks there felt like an injustice to the country. That being said, I think that a

How to Backpack NorthEast India (FAQ, Answered.)

I recently spent some time in Northeast India in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam with Holiday Scout. It's a misunderstood tribal area of India, and when I first came here 3 years ago, was barely mentioned in Lonely Planet; it was not recommended to visit because of safety reasons. But now Northeast tourism is growing and NorthEast

Ask Me Anything: How to tell your parents you want to travel

I sometimes share e-mails under the tag "ask me anything". I get a lot of very similar e-mails which means there are a lot of people out there thinking the same questions. Why not address them to everyone? You can search more like these by clicking that link above. "My friends want to go on a year

14 Best Budget Hotels in Goa for Backpackers

I know some people are on a very tight budget and don't really care if the place they stay in nice, but just want the cheapest bed they can possibly sleep in at the cheapest hotel in goa. There may be some online cheaper than this, BUT these are ones I know about personally. Goa does have

Ask Me Anything: Should I Buy a Used Car to Tour India?

I sometimes share e-mails under the tag "ask me anything". I get a lot of very similar e-mails which means there are a lot of people out there thinking the same questions. Why not address them to everyone? You can search more like these by clicking that link above. I got the most interesting e-mail from two

Kerala Backpacking Tips & 10 Day Kerala Itinerary

Kerala, "God's Own Country", brings in SO many tourists each year and I am going to share my Kerala backpacking tips & Kerala itinerary. It's one of the most popular states in India and is considered less touristy than Goa and more "real India" (although in my opinion, all of India is "real"). I love when

Sample Backpacking Eastern Europe Itinerary

After my first time to Europe and visiting only the popular cities in the West, I was dreaming of Eastern Europe the whole next year in University waiting for summer to come around. It took ages to plan my sample Eastern Europe itinerary - and I'm going to detail it all here for you now