Heading off on your first backpacking trip can be intimidating. You’re a long way from home and it’s a big ol’ step in to the unknown but that doesn’t mean you can’t have the best time ever. Travelling is all about letting go and having an epic time. I’m sure you’re super excited to get going, but don’t be afraid to admit if you’re feeling a little apprehensive – we’ve got your back.
Here is what you can find in our Australia backpacking guide:
- What hostels are really like
- How to make friends
- What to do if you get homesick
- AND, should you pre-plan?
All of our tips come from our own experiences! None of us are born with backpacks on and it takes a little time to adjust so that’s why we’ve put all tips together for you.
A trip of a lifetime!
When I first set off to Australia there is no denying that while being super excited and so ready to get out there, I was extremely nervous. I didn’t have a clue what travelling would be like – I was used to hopping on a 2 hour plane to somewhere nice in Europe – this whole backpacking malarkey was completely new to me. You’ve just gotta wing it! It’s the best thing to do. None of this waiting for the right time to go and scheduling every second, you’ve just got to go for it…believe me, you’ll have a banging time.
Here at RatPack, all we want is for you to have the adventure that you deserve. We want you to get out there feeling stress free, rid of any worries and ready to embrace the backpacking lifestyle.
So, here are some of our tips and tricks for all you first timers out there.