Backpackers

7 travel fashion trends that should be banned

7 travel fashion trends that should be banned

A New Jersey beach town has cracked down on low-hanging pants. Here are other style sins that should be punishable by law
Backpackers out: Kings Cross’ Kombi and campervan ban

Backpackers out: Kings Cross’ Kombi and campervan ban

A travelers' street-side car market that has existed for decades is being moved on
Travel tips from an expert

Travel tips from an expert

How to look chic while traveling, check in a suit without crumpling and keep kids entertained
Essential travel clothes for girls on the road

Essential travel clothes for girls on the road

Overpacking is travel suicide. Tote these versatile threads to leave room for souvenirs
Best hostels in Shanghai

Best hostels in Shanghai

Shanghai's pricier than New York, but the city still has some places for backpackers' weary bods
Best backpacker hostels in Singapore

Best backpacker hostels in Singapore

Don't blow half your budget in Singapore: These hostels are in the thick of things, fun and cheap as banana chips
Sydney Harbour YHA-- the best hostel in the world?

Sydney Harbour YHA-- the best hostel in the world?

Amazing harbor views, history and snoring dorm-mates. What more do you want?
A clinic for Bangkok’s poor, ailing masses-- backpackers included

A clinic for Bangkok’s poor, ailing masses-- backpackers included

Deadly dog bites, STDs and pregnancy scares. One kind-hearted man’s clinic near Khao San Road deals with it all, and for free
Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands: Like Alcatraz, but with nice scenery

Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands: Like Alcatraz, but with nice scenery

An airline pilot gives a scathing but accurate review of "a stupefyingly beautiful place ruined by throngs of young and obnoxious visitors"
Baan Dinso: Bangkok's beige beauty

Baan Dinso: Bangkok's beige beauty

With snuggly beds and floral curtains, this is a backpacker hostel your grandma would adore
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