Health is a familiar concern before going backpacking, but it really is just a matter of using your common sense and instincts, providing you: Contact your doctor around 8 weeks before your trip to check whether you need any vaccinations or other preventive measures AND
Time I can't give much advice on the length of time you should go for, other than that 3 months is more than enough time to see a hell of a lot - even in 1 month you can still have a great time and see large parts of the world. It is all...
The first big thing to decide is who you are going to go with, if anyone. You may already know this, as it will have played a big role in your decision to go. This was probably the biggest problem for me. I had tried to convince my friends for years to come with...