What is Internet like in Nepal or Madagascar hostels/cafes?

Kathmandu, Birgunj ,  Biratnagar or Pokhara and other towns have mostly internet access internet facility with good speed in hotel and cafes.

Where are the best places to go backpacking in Europe?

How about doing some adventure travel and go to Sardinia, Malta, etc?Have adventure in your blood? Be AlienAdventure.in's next Genghis Khan!

What is your favorite travel anecdote?

I enjoy telling this one: Stephanie Vardavas's answer to What airlines are known for their customer service?The  greatest customer service experience I have ever had was with Thai  Airways (with a cameo appearance by the Peninsula Hotel in Bangkok) in 

Are there ever embarrassing moments while traveling solo or backpacking?

1. Talk in France not about money. also Questions.2. Come in Ukraine and Russia, not with a bunch of flowers which is in an odd number.Namely that you do at funerals.3. Horn not in New Zealand. This is seen as an insult. Scare further not be surprised if you see

Are there ever embarrassing moments while traveling solo or backpacking?

1. Talk in France not about money. also Questions.2. Come in Ukraine and Russia, not with a bunch of flowers which is in an odd number.Namely that you do at funerals.3. Horn not in New Zealand. This is seen as an insult. Scare further not be surprised if you see

What are the best restaurants for backpacking student travelers in Lima, Peru?

Lima is the gastronomical capital of Latin America and it's an amazing place for good value food! I lived in Lima for several months when I was bootstrapping my startup (and thus on a tight budget) and these were my favourite places to eat and drink!To eat!Amoramar in Barranco - the restaurant is

What are some good backpacking meals?

I'm a big fan of minimalist food preparation while backpacking. A typical day for me includes the following:Breakfast: instant oatmeal, 1/2 bagel with peanut butter, coffeeLunch: salami and cheese sandwich on flatbread with mayonaisse, crackersDinner: Mountain House rehydrated meal, snack size candy bar, apple ciderSnacks: trail mix (2 oz. per day)Drink: Gatorade (4 pints per

When travelling alone, do you ever feel lonely?

Yes... but not in a way you might think.I'm never lonely in a

How do people travel around the world if they're not rich? Can people get a part time job with a travel visa so they can work while traveling?

As much as I would like to say yes and give myself a valid excuse for not having travelled much at all, the answer is a resounding no.A 65 year old tea shop owner and his wife from Kochi, India, have travelled 16 different countries while owning nothing but a tea shop.

What are the best kept secrets about the outdoors?

Secret #1 : The Living DeadUsually in the outdoors, you see things alive, or dead.  But sometimes.. you run into very unique phenomena where what is living and thriving should be dead.  It is only the coincidences of nature that these come to be:

How do people travel around the world if they're not rich? Can people get a part time job with a travel visa so they can work while traveling?

As much as I would like to say yes and give myself a valid excuse for not having travelled much at all, the answer is a resounding no.A 65 year old tea shop owner and his wife from Kochi, India, have travelled 16 different countries while owning nothing but a tea shop.

What are the best kept secrets about the outdoors?

Secret #1 : The Living DeadUsually in the outdoors, you see things alive, or dead.  But sometimes.. you run into very unique phenomena where what is living and thriving should be dead.  It is only the coincidences of nature that these come to be:

How safe is backpacking alone for women?

Depends on the location, the woman, and the situation. I hiked the Long Trail last summer, and crossed paths with many women walking alone. They seemed confident and safe for the most part. I would guess that backpacking alone is one of the safer activities a person can indulge in.

How do people travel around the world if they're not rich? Can people get a part time job with a travel visa so they can work while traveling?

If you want to travel around the world, what you need most is a 'can-do' attitude and oodles of spirit! Money comes in only next. You can travel without spending all the money that  you've saved! Click here to learn How to travel the world without money. And

Where should I visit if I want to backpack Australia?

These are all great sites to give you a start on ideas.East Coast Australia | A Backpackers GuideThe Best Itinerary for Australia when BackpackingBackpacking Australia

Are there ever embarrassing moments while traveling solo or backpacking?

1. Talk in France not about money. also Questions.2. Come in Ukraine and Russia, not with a bunch of flowers which is in an odd number.Namely that you do at funerals.3. Horn not in New Zealand. This is seen as an insult. Scare further not be surprised if

Have you ever travelled solo to Indonesia?

It's a beautiful country, but very big and I can only talk about what I've seen:On the Sumatra island:- Lake Toba: beautiful lake with island in the middle, home to the Batak culture. Amazing- Bukit Lawang: small village in the jungle, refuge to the beautiful orang outans (meaning people from the woods in bahasa

What was the milestone you stop feeling like a tourist in a foreign country?

There were a couple things that made me feel like I wasn't a tourist anymore.Spending time with locals rather than tourists was a good first step. This requires some knowledge of the domestic language. Learning the language really opens a lot of doors for

What would be the best Asian country, besides Thailand, for a first-time-backpacker to travel to.

Based on travelling the region (I've now been everywhere except Brunei) I have a two specific suggestions:IndonesiaLike Thailand, much of Indonesia has a pretty well established traveller circuit. The island of Bali is an obvious base - it's very touristy but also VERY

Is Oman safe for a solo female traveler?

YES YES YES. One of the safest country for female traveler in the world

Which is first place I should visit as indian backpacker?

Hi, I would suggest that you to go for a backpacking trip across India. I hereby would like to share my experience and Itinerary when I took the trip back in 2012.Took me 3 and a 1/2 month expense incurred 100k.I was 24 and working a boring desk job for past 3 years back then in Gurgaon,

Where would you rather visit and why: Turkey or Greece?

Both countries have a lot going for them and (although they may not like to admit it) a lot of similarities.I have seen a lot of Greece (and even have a Greek dog) but what I have seen of Turkey is equally

How safe is for someone to visit Finland alone?

I was asked to answer this old question, so I'll do my best.I looked briefly at the Australian and the UK travel advice for Finland and it doesn't seem to be very hazardous in here.There are three main warnings:The general advice to keep your traveling documents in order

What are the odds I would get robbed traveling in Panama City, Panama?

I believe the odds are pretty low. Because of the heat, taxis are really cheap and the fact that the city has virtually no sidewalks you will move everywhere by taxi/car.Of course like in any city the chance exits. But It's not

While travelling or backpacking, how do you keep yourself healthy especially when you are travelling solo?

I don't know much about others, but I have a few thumb rules I follow for myself and they were developed over a time, after studying my body's reaction to things.So, in no particular order, I follow these things:# For long flights, or hikes, or day long city tours etc. that require a

I want to backpack around Africa. How do I prepare?

read this:www.africanwanderers.co.za

How did solo backpacking experience change you?

When you are around too many people,You can't have fun or experiment with things or get reminded of long lost memories that shaped us which you can do when you're all by yourself.Being part of a traditional set-up would not let you stay in your dreams or ideas. Maybe you need to step back

Have you ever fallen in love whilst backpacking?

I was dating my best friend and we went backpacking, more hiking but still. On the way up, we were just talking and suddenly I felt different, I felt closer to him and in love with him. Neither of us said it before, but I felt like it. That was until on the way down, he

How to meet people who want to go backpacking

Hey my names Tom and I am studying to be a Tour guide so to meet other backpackers the best way is to stay a Hostels in whatever city you visit as hostels usually have youth travellers based around 18-30 years old which is the most popular age for backpacking. Contiki tour

How does one fall in love while traveling?

The bigger question (which has nothing to do with travel) is if you choose to fall in love or not. Some people would say you can decide to fall in love. Others say you cannot decide such a thing.It doesn't much

Is Indonesia safe for a first-time solo traveller?

Indonesia is huge.You need to know specifically where you will be going.Size-wise, it is as big as Europe.

What countries that you've visited for the first time were completely different than you expected?

this is an easy one! the one country that immediately comes to my mind is Croatia! and here's why I found it completely different from what I expected!1) Croatians are hard because of what they been through!This is completely false because almost all Croatians I met, were very friendly and

What is the best country in Latin America for backpacking?

It all depends how long you have to travel and your personal interests as well as your budget. Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador are great options that can be topped off by Colombia too. Most people in Latin American countries are friendly, but an added bonus about

What's the most disgusting thing you've seen while traveling?

Good grief. The minor nature of what grossed out the other commenters. Bunch of snowflakes. Until you have seen some of the things I have seen, you simply cannot imagine. A short list (there are more):A necklacing.People running down the road towards me on fire, after a petrol

When is the best time/season to visit Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland?

Oh! You won't be alone there whatever season of the year you will come!It depends what you like to see. Waterfalls are most impressive in june and july. May be, you come to see the bright colors of the alpine forests and the red-brown meadows in

Where are the best places to go backpacking in the U.S.?

I would recommend the Pacific Crest Trail. We packed in the high Sierra's exclusively, central California regions. As I'm sure you already know, the PCT runs from the Mexican to the Canadian border. The weather is generally good and you rarely encounter any serious critters in this area.Generally, unless you are too

Why do people go to bars in foreign countries?

Only after going to the bars in a small town of Slovakia, I realized that the beer is so fucking cheap there in comparison to Germany. I also noticed that the barmaid looked like 14 years old but she had a ring on her finger. She was

Why do people like traveling to foreign countries more than their own country?

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.