Travelers enjoy great deals – I for sure do! When I first set out to travel and live in Southeast Asia I got a miles flight to Hawaii (where I have many relatives) and then I camped out in Honolulu until I found a great last minute flight into Bangkok. Since I wasn’t on a […]
A first hand account of what it’s like to be WWOOF’ing it on a dairy farm.
Local cuisine is a perk for any traveler. Whether it was Ceviche in Ecuador, Dolma in Turkey, or Pizza in Italy, pure authenticity made each of my meal experiences that much more enjoyable, and, of course, delicious. When traveling more locally, however, these kinds of dishes are harder to come by. North of Mexico, most […]
My professor liked to say, the Quebecois are more French than the French! (Photo: David Ohmer)
I’m Matthew and soon I’ll be contributing a regular column to GoBackpacking. I’m currently planning a 4 month backpacking trip to South-East Asia and my posts will explain what is involved with planning a long term trip, everything from budgeting to visas. In the past of I’ve backpacked through Western Europe and Cuba, two experiences […]