Human beings all around the world are encircled with believing in plenty of travel myths. No wonder it keeps them away from stepping out of their comfort zone. Among these myths, one of the most popular one is that you can’t travel on your own. The myth is based on the belief that it is not worth it or because the world is just not safe.
However, little do these people know that there is a world of adventures ready to welcome visitors. The best way to explore them is to pack only the essentials, and set out as a backpacker. So whether you’re traveling solo or with a companion, here are some of the best travel destinations for your first backpacking adventure!
The ultimate spot for backpacking is most certainly Mexico. It’s unique, adventurous, challenging and much more. Although a lot of people believe Mexico to be a dangerous destination, we’ll give you every reason to make it your first backpacking destination. To begin with, the country wins the heart for being a budget friendly tourist’s gateway. The delicious yet economical food is a plus for backpackers. The hotels in Mexico are also plenty and you’d find something that suites your budget. Although traveling in the country can be costly, there are smart ways backpackers can escape the costs. Hitchhiking is an amazing way of getting around and you’ll have the chance to experience so much along the way. When it comes to adventures, the spectacular beaches of the country are every backpacker’s dream. One of the most popular one is the idyllic Isla Holbox. Scuba diving, surfing, boogie boarding and many other adventures can best be enjoyed in the magical Mexico. Backpackers will also love exploring the history and culture of this unique country.
Youthful travelers often worry about the challenges they can face because of the being a first time backpacker. Making wise choices is a must and Australia would certainly be one of them! There would be plenty of routes to take for backpacking and you might end up being overwhelmed. However, there are some cities you’d be too sorry to miss out. Enjoy the magical beaches of Sydney and the wonderful climate. If you want something different, head to Melbourne. You’ll never be alone in this vibrant city with the vibrant city life and a fine variety of beaches. The vineyards of Adelaide would give you another amazing chance of backpacking. The wine capital of the country would delight you a great deal!
Fremantle, Darwin and the Airlie Beach are some of the other amazing backpacking destinations in Australia.
Where not to go backpacking in Vietnam? This will be the question circling your mind as a first time backpacker. When it comes to destinations in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is the finest choice you could make. From endless summer days and endless adventures, you’ll always end up missing something in the country. Whether you decide to explore it alone or with a group of backpackers, you’ll fall in love with Vietnam. It’s always a wise choice to begin exploring the capital. Why not head to Hanoi to enjoy the monuments, museums, cafes and markets of the city?