8 Essential Backpacking Tips for Beginners

Travel Light

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8. Travel Light

A good rule of thumb for any backpacker is if you can’t carry in on your back, leave it at home. Whether you’re backpacking for a few days or several months, you will be shocked by how many things you don’t need! Pack only the necessities, remembering that most hostels sell travel-sized essentials and many have laundry facilities.