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The Advices for Enjoying European Backpacking Trip

The Advices for Enjoying European Backpacking Trip

The Advices for Enjoying European Backpacking Trip


Who doesn’t want to go to European backpacking trip? I think there are no one would answer that. Yes, Europe is still being the most fascinated place for backpacking. The culture, the architecture, the landscape, the foods will attract every tourist to come to Europe. This article will give you some advices to help you more enjoying the backpacking trip to Europe.

Barcelona - Spain
Barcelona - Spain
Bonifacio - France

1.     Know the season. You should know what season that brings the best out of your destination place. For example, Netherlands is the best when it is spring, with its flower grow everywhere.

2.     Pick the accommodation wisely. Though your intention is going backpacking, it doesn’t mean your options for accommodation are limited only on hostel and cheap hotel. There are good hotels that would give an affordable price for their room if you know how to find.

3.     Try the train. Europe is famous for its train that would cross all over the continent. Do not forget to try the train while you’re taking European backpacking trip. You would see the best landscape and the differences between the countries in Europe.

4.     Go to a festival. Every country in Europe has its local festival. Find the information about the local festival and take a part in there. Enjoy its uniqueness that you might never find in other place.

5.     Eat local cuisine. Set budget for foods a little high, so you could try the local cuisine. Though it is not mean you should try every local cuisine you may encounter in the trip. Just try the local cuisine that you would never found in your home.

sognefjord norvegia
sognefjord norvegia
The Faroe Islands
The Faroe Islands
The Dolomites
The Dolomites

6.     Find the freebies. At the certain time some place in Europe give free for an admission ticket and tour. Find the freebies’ information to save more of your budget.

7.     Experience the outdoor. Taking Europe trip doesn’t mean you have to sightseeing inside the cities. You could try to experience the outdoor outside the cities. Are fresh air and amazing landscape the reason you are taking vacation?

8.     Indulge yourself once. When you go backpacking or in low-budget, you will appreciate every little indulgence you gave to yourself. It doesn’t have to be a big indulgence it could be dinner one night in famous restaurant or stay in boutique hotel.

9.     Enjoy the late night. Many cities in Europe still give an entertainment until late night. Enjoy the wee hours by going to historical pubs or watching flamenco in Seville.

10.  Look for the heat of the beach. Go lie in Mediterranean beach and make your friends admire your tan when you going back home from the European backpacking trip.

The Necessary Expenses for Europe Backpacking Trip Cost

The Necessary Expenses for Europe Backpacking Trip Cost

The Necessary Expenses for Europe Backpacking Trip Cost

Europe is widely known for backpacking destination, especially at the summer holiday. Many students from USA come to Europe after the graduation for getting the experience of backpacking. For the one who will go backpacking to Europe for the first time, here is the guidance to make a list of the things which should be planned thoroughly in Europe backpacking trip cost.

This section is for the necessary expenses that you should consider before you are going abroad.

1. Passport fees. Passport is the essential items if you want to go abroad. Make the passport early, at least 3 months prior your departure. Since there is additional fee if you make the passport less than 1 month of departure.

Passport fees

2.  Travel Backpack. Because you are decided backpacking so you should buy travel backpack. Find the backpack that could bring your necessary things with affordable price. If the new ones are out of limit, you could borrow from your friends of just buy used backpack.

3. Travel Accessories. Just prepare accessories that you think is necessary. Remember for packing light as possible.

4.Travel Insurance. If you have medical issue, you should prepare travel insurance. It is also good if you face an emergency situation while abroad.

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5.  Airfare ticket. This is you have to spend the most for backpacking. There is one time when flight companies offer promo for their ticket. The downside, it may be not in the peak seasonal time. The upside, promo ticket could save a lot of your Europe backpacking trip cost.

Now this section is the necessary expenses when you are already arrive in Europe.

this section is the necessary expenses when you are already arrive in Europe.

1.Place-to-stay. There are so many options of place-to-stay which suit for backpacker. Hostels, cheap hotel, rental apartment. They have their own upsides and downsides. Remember before you choose the place, you must consider how many days you have to spend in that place and how far its location from the objects you want to see.

2. Food and Drink. Set the budget for food and drink a little high. Because you might be tempt to eat in local restaurant besides your usually eatery from grocery stores.

3. The Object Sites’ Admission Fees. There must be any object sites you would like to see for example The Louvre, Tower of London etc. Well, these places have admission fees you must be considered.

4. Public Transportations Fees. Europe has excellent public transportations. They could reach every city and even across the countries. They provide single trip, multi trip tickets and so on. You could choose the best ticket option that would not blow your Europe backpacking trip cost.

The Details of Backpacking through Europe Cost

The Details of Backpacking through Europe Cost
The Details of Backpacking through Europe Cost

Do you want to travel around Europe? Backpacking through Europe cost is a something you should know before doing it. There are so many countries in Europe. Every country provides you much culture and beautiful view. You need some list about what you should do and how much budget that you need to do backpacking through Europe. So, here I will explain about it.

Pre-Trip Expense

Cost for backpacking around Europe covers two categories—Pre-trip expense and On-the-roan expense. A pre-trip expense is cost which covers your need before going to Europe. The expense covers:



 It depends on everything from when you offer to which airport you are flying to and from. The cost is around $600-$1200+

Rail Pass

Rail Pass to Japan

Rail pass is right choice for you. It will run you anywhere depend on how long it lasts. The           cost is around $200-$1500+     



     Buy the right backpack which makes you comfortable when using is. The cost is around $0-        $200.

 Travel Documents

     If you have had a passport, you don’t have to pay travel document. The cost is around 0$-          200$.

Guide book

Guide Book Going to Bali Indonesia

     You must have this book because you will look at it during backpacking. The cost is around        $15-$40.

Travel Accessories

     Accessories like sturdy shoes, digital camera may be needed. The cost is varies depend on        your need.

On-The-Road Costs

After preparing pre-trip expense, now you have to know about on-the-road costs which are useful for you when you have arrived in Europe. The cost covers:

1.     Sleeping

You can choose the type of place for sleeping. Hostel and hotel will be the choices for you depend on your budget. The cost is around $20-$50+ per day.

2.     Eating

The cost depends on where you eat. The cost is around $15-$50 per day.

3.     Getting Around

You can get around by walking, renting a bicycle or using a bus. The cost is around $10-$20.

4.     Attractions and Fun

The cost depends on your place you want to see. The cost about $10-varies per day.
The details above are an example of backpacking through Europe cost. Then, Europe divided into two—Western Europe and Eastern Europe. The cost for backpacking in Western Europe is around $50-$100 per day, whereas the cost of Eastern Europe is around $40-$60 per day. You can accumulate the cost based on your need. If you want to follow the list above, you are recommended to add $10 as preparation if there are some funds during tips. So, those are the details of backpacking through Europe cost, hopefully will be helpful for you.

Tips of Cheap Backpacking

Tips of Cheap Backpacking

Tips of Cheap Backpacking

Do you want to do backpacking but not have much money? Cheap backpacking is the best solution for you. Here, the tips for you who want to do cheap backpacking:

Tips of Cheap Backpacking

1. Choose the Right Destination

As a backpacker, you should be a smart person in choosing the right place. You can choose the place which is exotic but can’t make you pay many things in the place.

2. Get a Hostel

Get a Hostel

Hostel will help you in saving much money because is a cheap place to be lived. You can also choose a hostel with kitchen, so you can cook the meals that you bring from your home.

3. Be Careful with Pickpocket

Be Careful with Pickpocket

Some countries have many pickpocket and they know that you are the stranger. So you must make sure that your money is close to you to avoid the loss.

4. Bring your Own Snack

Bring your Own Snack

It is important to avoid many expenses during backpacker. You can save much money when you have your own snack in your backpack.

Those are some tips for you about backpacking. You can choose the right place for backpacking which provides you many inspiration and good experience. Get your new atmosphere by doing backpacking traveling to the place you want to visit.

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