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Backpack Traveller is aimed at the independent traveller, but every traveller will find it full of useful information. What it lacks in flashy graphics it makes up for in content that's why its recommended by 'Lonely Planet' guide books web site. There are sections covering hints and tips, transport, medical, climate, world data base, equipment and much more.

NewSite News

  • A new page has been added covering Dress Code.
  • A new page has been added covering Bugs and Lice.
  • A new page has been added covering travelling while pregnant.
  • Updated Female traveller page.

GlobePsion Down load

As well as the information on this site, you can have all the information at your finger tips on the road by down loading the Backpack traveller data base for your Psion Organiser.

Hints & Tips

Travel is a learning experience and no book or web page can prepare you for every eventuality. However here are a few tips to help you on your way.

Black Market
Currency Converter
Communication
Dress Code
Crime & Hassle
Expedition Packing List
Female Traveller
Internet & Travel
Media
Money
Photography
Time Zone Converter
Travellers Responsibilities
Visa Hints

Transport

Any trip will involve transport but which option is best and what preparations do you need.

Airplanes
Cycle
Hitch Hiking
Motor Bike
Train Travel
Urban Transport
Vehicles
Vehicle Carnets
Vehicle Preparation

Equipment

So you know where and when you want to go but what do you need to take?
Cooking
Clothing
Rucksacks
Sleeping Bags
Tents
Travelling Light
Walking Boots
Water

Medical

Travelling in new lands means you may come into contact with deseases not present at home. You also need to be prepared to deal with first aid emergencies.
Overview
Bilharzia
Bugs & Lice
Diarrhoea
Dehydration
Giardia
Heat Stroke
Hepatitis
Malaria
Pregnancy
Typhoid

Climates

Choosing the right time of year to visit a country can have a huge impact on your trip.

Africa
Australasia
Central America
Europe
Far East
India Subcontinent
Middle East
North America
South America

Misc.

Here are the pages which don't fit into a catergory. The main one is the world data base information on every country in the world.

World Database
Further Web Site Links
Psion Down Load
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