Backpacking Europe

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Backpacking Europe changed my life! I highly suggest everyone backpack through Europe once in their lives. However, Europe can be a nightmare. During summer it is jampacked with tourist and prices are inflated. Even so, I love traveling Europe in the summer.

I’ve spent years of my life traveling across Europe and on every visit, I fall more and more in love with it. I created this resource of tips and post so you can learn from my mistakes and experiences.

This page will take you through everything from trip planning to arriving home safely.

Why backpacking Europe is the best thing since sliced bread!

Planning your Europe trip

When you are carrying your entire life as you venture around Europe, it is essential to have the right backpack. A bad backpack can cause severe discomfort and pain that can ruin your trip. Let’s find the best travel backpack for Europe.  (Read the Best Travel Backpack for Europe)

Beside a backpack what other gear do you need? This list is the gear that I never leave home without, and I suggest you don’t either!  (Read Finding the Best Backpacking Gear)

Confused which countries to visit, the amount of time you need for each destination, or how many countries to fit into your trip? I’ve planned dozens of itineraries while traveling. This post will help you plan your trip. (Read How to Plan Your Europe Itinerary

With so many countries and cultures packed into such a little space, it is easy to question where to go. I’ve been all over Europe, and these are my favorites cities. (Read Best European Cities to Visit)

There is a big debate among travelers whether travel insurance is worth it. Depending on how you look at it there are pros and cons to getting insurance. Read this post and let me know what you think about getting travel insurance. (Read Is It Worth It to Buy Travel Insurance)

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Getting Around Europe

Is a Eurail Pass Worth it?

Eurail is a favorite of travelers backpacking through Europe. But is a Eurail to expensive or is a Eurail pass worth it?

Getting around Europe can be expensive. From buses to planes, trains to cars these are the 8 cheapest ways I’ve traveled through Europe. (Read the Cheapest Ways to backpack Europe)

Budget Airlines are cheap but often come with hidden charges. This guide will help you navigate the best budget airlines in Europe. (Read the Europe Budget Airline Guide)

Eurail and Busabout are two popular ways that travelers use when backpacking Europe. But let’s discover the pro’s and con’s of each. (Read Eurail vs Busabout)

Gap Adventures in one of the top travel companies in the world. Let’s find out if they are the tour company for you. (Read Gap Adventures Review)

budgeting for Europe

Europe has a false reputation of being crazy expensive. But it’s not true! This post will equip you with some travel tips on how to travel Europe cheaply. (Read 5 Tips to travel Europe cheaply)

Looking for extra money to travel? There are a lot of ways to  increase you travel savings. This are some strategies I used to save $18,000 for my first RTW (Read Tips for Saving Money to Travel)

These are some tips that will help you hack the travel systems and save a lot of money while travel Europe. (Read Travel Hacks for Saving Money on Travel)

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