Backpacking around the world – for many, it’s the epitome of the perfect travel adventure. We’ve compiled a list of five spectacular destinations that are ideal for backpacking.
For beginners: Thailand
There’s a reason that Thailand has a reputation as one of the world’s top backpacking destinations. Its perfect combination of amazing tourist attractions, cheap prices and phenomenally good food are a few of the things that draw backpackers to this Southeast Asian vacation paradise.
Highlights in Thailand
Bankgkok is, of course, a must see – a bustling metropolis that never sleeps. In the north, the city of Chaing Mai attracts vacationers with its relaxed atmosphere and myriad restaurants and cafes. Sunbathers and beachgoers flock to the south of the country. In Thailand, there is a seemingly endless variety of islands and beach resorts to choose from.
For Versatility: Colombia
Colombia is slowly but surely moving away from its past reputation as a somewhat dubious vacation destination. And good thing too, because it offers the ideal holiday for backpackers. There are few countries in Southern or Central America that offer the same level of diversity and variety. Caribbean and Pacific beaches, rainforests, highlands, mountains – Colombia gives travelers an awe-inspiring mix of scenic highlights and impressive sights. Read More »