A Day In The Life of a Homeless Person

A Day In The Life of a Homeless Person

Many of us have a daily routine that we are used to. We wake up, brush our teeth, and eat breakfast before catching the school bus or driving to work. Of course everyone’s day varies depending on what they do…their job, the school or university they attend. And in the evening most of us return […]

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Backpacks for Homeless drive in its 3rd year

Backpacks for Homeless drive in its 3rd year

When Colleen Kline launched her “Backpacks for the Homeless” effort two winters ago, her idea was to find a way to bring donations of warm clothing and other supplies directly to the people trying to cope with with cold on Missoula’s streets. That first year she handed out about 20-packs. But like so many worthwhile […]

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Backpacking Tips – Questions and Answers for all Backpackers in Australia

Backpacking Tips – Questions and Answers for all Backpackers in Australia

Top bunk or bottom bunk? Top bunk! Noodles or canned tuna? Mmm, noodles. Skype, or Facetime? Mm, Skype. Sharing a room with party people, or an old man? Oh my god, party people! Party people. Party people. Party people definitely. Old man, for sure. How many times have you eaten pasta this week? Two times. […]

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The value of travel | Rick Steves | TEDxRainier

Translator: Natalie Thibault Reviewer: Sarah El_Gayyar Thank you very much. You know, I have spent a third of my adult life living out of a suitcase. And looking back on those 30 years, four months every year of traveling, it occurs to me, it’s really clear that travel, thoughtful travel, is well worth the time […]

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Do older travellers stay in backpackers hostels? Is there an age limit?

Do older travellers stay in backpackers hostels? Is there an age limit?

Regardless of my age, I love staying at a backpackers and I feel right at home here. Hi my name’s Joe, from England and as you’ve probably guessed, I’m a little bit older than the average backpacker. Today I’m going to tell you the reasons why I choose to stay in a backpackers as opposed […]

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