backpacking

12.7.18

Photos from the Real Life Version of 'The Beach'

Photographer Rebecca Rütten discovered a hidden backpacker's paradise—only this one has less heavily armed pot farmers and more pigs on the beach.

5.21.18

People Told Us Their Weirdest Road Trip Stories

"I hope you don’t mind if I take a little detour" is the last thing you want to hear when you're hitchhiking.

1.3.18

Nine Backpackers Rushed to Perth Hospital in Suspected Mass Drug Overdose

At least four are in Intensive Care.

12.8.17

We Asked People for Their Wildest Hitchhiking Stories

Sticking your thumb out is the original IRL Chatroulette.

11.11.17

Dear Aging Backpacker, Have You Become a Douchebag?

Travelling at 19 is wild and innocent. But one day you turn around and you're no longer 19. You're just travelling with people who are.

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9.22.17

The Strange Story of Australia's Outback UFO Capital

It's one of those roadside attractions that just doesn't make sense.

8.17.17

I Pushed Japan's All-You-Can-Eat KFC to Its Absolute Limit

More like all-you-can-take-away.

6.20.17

Backpacker Bros are Ruining the World

It's not just you. Everybody hates them.

6.16.16

How to Travel Without Being a Jerk

Your body is a thing of beauty that will not be improved by a picture or a dreamcatcher or your name misspelled in Cantonese.

8.13.15

All the Types of People You'll Meet at a Hostel

Do yourself a favor and avoid anyone wearing a fedora.

7.20.15

This Woman Has Been on Vacation for Three Years

"I'm sure that everyone who is working away in an office, enviously looking at my Facebook albums, could live the exact same life. I don't understand why more people don't do what I do."

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