Backpacking is a fantastic low-budget way to experience the world. It’s perfect for people that love to get involved with the culture of the country, and it’s great to see new sights, meet new people and eat some delicious food without having to spend a tonne of money.
However, a lot of people are put off backpacking because of one thing: safety. Unlike package holidays that involve hotels and tourist attractions, backpacking is relatively uncontrolled and it’s easy to get lost, run out of money or run into some nasty locals. If you’re thinking of backpacking or trying it in the future, then here are a couple of tips to help you stay safe.