What do you need for traveling? How to plan your trip, to make the best of it? Sometimes starting a journey can be confusing. In these cases, I love to read travel blogs to get advice. Time to give something back myself! 🙂
I am not quite sure if this is gonna be a declaration of love or hate. Maybe both. I’m going to write about the very specific life as a backpacker. In advance I should say that I have only experience with backpacking in Australia. It might be different in other countries, but I doubt it. 😉 There are a few things of emotional nature about being a backpacker. There are also spiritual thoughts. Being on the Road and so on. Well, how do you know you’re a real backpacker? I collected a few unmistakable signs…
Originally, I didn’t create this blog to complain about things. But sometimes things are just too annoying. Like Ryanair. It’s a most annoying airline and I feel I have to get rid of the experience I just had on Bergamo Airport in Italy. And I started thinking about alternatives. Continue reading
1) Crododile’s eyes glow red in the dark when you point a flashlight on them. Nature can be very, very beautiful and very scary here. No place like Australia where evolution has gone wild.
2) Being a backpacker for too long can affect your human dignity. I guess that’s what dirty hostel rooms with ten-bed-dorms and instant noodles do to you. It’s when you start stealing plastic cutlery from Snack Bars. Next step is stealing shower gel (1,50$) from your room-mates. No, I did not do that. Well, at least not the latter… 🙂
3) Never. Eat. Vegemite.
Read more about my backpacking experiences in Australia here.