8 Essential Backpacking Tips for Beginners

Bring a Buddy

Photo Credit: 2xSamara.com / Shutterstock.com

5. Bring a Buddy

If you’re traveling to numerous destinations over a long period of time, try bringing a buddy along for company. Shared experiences between friends and partners can be an amazing way to bond and cement a friendship or relationship.

If you’re backpacking for the first time bringing a friend means someone else to weigh in on important decisions and can offer you greater feelings of comfort and security.