Adventure Herald
  • Informed Traveler
    20 Tips for Backpacking as a Solo Female Traveler

    Announcing to your friends and family that you plan to backpack solo, especially if you happen to be female, is likely to be met with concerned expressions and pleas to reconsider. The act of traveling alone as a woman is surrounded by worries of danger, risk and difficulty but this doesn’t need to be the […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    Millennials are Shaping the Travel Industry – For the Better

    Photo by: In recent years, the millennial generation (defined as those born roughly between 1982 and 2002) has been blamed for killing a number of industries in cold blood. Scarred by the Great Recession of the late 2000s and early 2010s, Generation Y’s spending habits are quite different than those of previous generations. As a result, those murderous […]

  • Backpacking Tips
    Unusual Gap Year Ideas

    Gap years are more popular than ever, with thousands of people taking 12 months off between school and uni, as a break from university or after finishing studies but before heading off to full-time work. It can be great if you need a break from studies, or if you’re a bit stuck and need some […]

  • Backpacking Tips
    How to Hitchhike: A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Hitchhiking

    Looking for a guide to hitchhiking 101? We’ve got you covered with what hitchhiking actually is, how to hitchhike, and all importantly whether hitchhiking is safe. If you just don’t have enough money to get from point A to point B, or there’s no public transport to your destination and you need to get there […]

  • Backpacking Tips
    How to Plan the Ultimate Backpacking Experience

    Backpacking can seem overwhelming before your first trip, but it need not be. Follow these tips to plan the ultimate backpacking experience. Photo By: NoirKitsune Choose a Rough Area Before you set off backpacking you’ll have to decide where you want to go. It’s best to pick a region as opposed to taking off on […]

  • Backpacking Tips
    Why You Must Backpack in Your 20s

    You can go backpacking any time you choose – even in your 70s! But a great period to go is in your 20s where you’re often more adaptable, trying to figure out what you want to do in life, and before major responsibilities kick in. In your 20s, you’ve got your whole life ahead of […]

  • Backpacking Tips
    8 Surprising Things You’ll Learn While Backpacking

    For first-time backpackers there are plenty of surprising things you’ll learn while backpacking. Because packing a bag and heading off on an adventure of a lifetime is not so much about seeing the sites but about learning about the world and yourself! Photo By: Moyan Brenn The World is Huge Ok, it’s pretty obvious to […]