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Essential backpacking gear the travel books don’t mention Two years ago I set off on a backpacking trip through South America. The best advice I was given beforehand was this: don’t pack a single thing you’re not prepared to lose. After my tent was flooded two months in, along with all my belongings, I appreciated …

Safety is key while travelling alone. You have to be aware of your surroundings at all times. I wouldn’t walk alone at night and I’d always make sure I knew a few subway or metro stops around my hostel so I could ask people for help if I couldn’t find my way back.

There is a secret that the tourism industry is hiding: you can easily find other, less expensive ways of remembering a trip.