Bemused Backpacker

Slow travel is more than just a buzzword, it is a way of travel, a way of life. It is a way of slowing down on your gap year and enjoying the journey as much as the destination.

There is always a temptation when travelling the world to try and take in as much as possible in as quick a time as possible. I get it, I really do.

Planning your first round the world trip or backpacking adventure is exciting. There is always just so much you want to see and do. The thrill of adventure, the excitement of seeing new places. It can often overcome you and you can very easily get swept up in it all. You can very easily get carried away and make the same basic mistake that the vast majority of first time backpackers make.

Trying to fit way too much into far too…

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