Choose Good backpack

Properly packing for a trip will take longer than haphazardly throwing things in a suitcase or backpack the night before. But having all your essentials purchased and packed a week or so before your trip will take the stress out of making it to the airport and any last minute goodbye phone calls.

The first thing you should think about is what kind of bag you are going to throw all your stuff into. This ultimately depends on what type of trip you’re planning on taking.

Generally speaking, the choice boils down to two types of “hauling” equipment:

#1. A more traditional suitcase with wheels and a handle to allow for dragging through train stations and airports

or

#2. An internal frame backpacker’s backpack that, like the name says, you carry on your back. Read more…

Become Backpacker

Backpacking allows you to enjoy the outdoors and get some great exercise at the same time. How to go backpacking will walk you through choosing a great destination and putting together all the equipment you need for your next backpacking excursion. Backpacking is one of the healthiest and least expensive outdoor activities you can enjoy. For some people, it becomes a way of life. Before you plan a trip, you should check with your doctor to make sure you can handle some of the physical demands of backpacking. Once you get the go ahead, you can start preparing to see the best locations. Whether you’re backpacking through Europe or just getting away for the day, the following plan will help set you on your way.

Step 1: Choose Your Destination

Before you can plan anything, you need to choose your location. Have you always dreamed of backpacking through a national park for a week? Or, are you thinking of a longer excursion? Maybe just getting away for an afternoon is what you had in mind. The best way to pick your location is to research it first.

Connect with Your Fellow Backpackers

Other backpackers can provide first-hand information that will give you a more realistic idea of what to expect from each destination. Once you know what to expect, it’s much easier to choose.

  • Start by exploring information through message boards and online forums.
  • Find first-person stories from experienced backpackers talking about their previous adventures and their experience with gear.
  • Ask co-workers, family and friends about their backpacking experiences.
  • Join a backpacking club to meet people and get general guidance for trip planning.
  • Listen to the experts and watch online backpacking videos of some popular locations. Read more…

Travelling to Bali

Bali is an Indonesian island located at Coordinates: 8°25′23″S 115°14′55″E / 8.42306°S 115.24861°E / -8.42306; 115.24861the westernmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of the country’s 33 provinces with the provincial capital at Denpasar  towards the south of the island.

The beaches in Bali are a big part of why people come. The great thing is that you can be on a beach within an hour of landing at Denpasar (DPS). Sun, sea and surf, or whatever triple combo tickles your fancy, is easily available since hotels in Tuban, Kuta, Legian  and Seminyak  are bullt on the beach. Crazy vendors may not be your kettle of fish, or maybe you are looking to meet a Kuta Cowboy, whatever your goals here is a quick look at some local beaches.

Top Places In Bali

  • Kuta Beach
    Good for getting a taste of the Bali vibe. Busy with vendors, tourists and locals. Food and drinks widely available, shade under trees close to the street and nice sandy beach.
  • Nusa Dua
    Part of the Bukut Peninsula in southern Bali, Nusa Dua has some of the most beautiful and luxurious hotels on this planet, gracefully integrating the beauty of the white beaches and clear water into the landscape of the hotels. Read more…