Backpacking on a budget
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Armed with a Euroline's 30-day pass this summer I had the freedom of Europe and did a backpacking tour of twelve different cities. Here are some tips for any backpacking adventures you may undertake in the future. Packing lightly is crucial. Considering you may end up having to carry your rucksack for miles to get from your arrival point to your hostel, the worst thing you could possibly do is stuff every item of clothing you own in there. Pack carefully, ensuring that you only have the necessities, and you will have a drastically more enjoyable journey. Obviously it depends how long your trip is and where you are going, but I would aim to keep the weight of your bag below 10kg - anything over that and you’re going to be struggling.
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