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Badass Backpacking is a resource for affordable and meaningful travel with a positive impact.  Here you’ll find realistic, thorough, and  advice & itineraries for off-the-beaten-path destinations. Whether you desire to travel better on a budget, embark on a solo adventure or travel with more purpose, you’ve come to the right place!

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  • The 9 Weirdest & Most Delicious Foods in Poland

    The 9 Weirdest & Most Delicious Foods in Poland

    Polish cuisine is notoriously delicious, hearty, and full of comfort foods. It is known for being rich in meat & potatoes, root vegetables, spices & herbs. Poles also use hearty amounts of butter, cream & eggs when cooking so maybe don’t visit Poland if you’re on a diet ! If you’re an adventurous eater who loves […]Read More »
  • 13 Most Aesthetic Cafés For The Best Coffee In Melbourne

    13 Most Aesthetic Cafés For The Best Coffee In Melbourne

    The first thing you need to know about Melbourne is that they take their coffee seriously. The coffee culture here is intense & truly one of a kind. You can get a delicious flat white just about anywhere you go! But after living there for 5 months, I found the very best places to get […]Read More »
  • 7 Travel Journal Ideas For Every Day Of The Week

    7 Travel Journal Ideas For Every Day Of The Week

    Why do we write? I’ve recently come to love writing. I like to write down thoughts, goals, things I’m grateful for, and even to-do lists! Some people write for their work or for enjoyment. Others think they don’t have a creative bone in their body. I enjoy writing most when I’m traveling. Being away from […]Read More »
  • 15 Things You Need To Know Before Going To Singapore

    15 Things You Need To Know Before Going To Singapore

    Today’s Singapore is one of the world’s most prosperous countries. What stood out to me the most was the incredible urban planning, and representations of so many world religions, lifestyles, and cuisines. It’s also emerging as a top travel destination. There were also many aspects that surprised me. When I arrived I had no idea […]Read More »
  • The Impacts Of Overtourism: How Travelers Can Help

    The Impacts Of Overtourism: How Travelers Can Help

    With more people traveling than ever before, economies are improving and the tourism industry is booming. The money brought in from tourism can bring wealth to rural communities, cushion financial recessions, fund restoration projects and create new markets for industry.  Tourism has many benefits, but there are also negative side effects that arrive with more […]Read More »
  • Itinerary for Singapore in 3 Days

    Itinerary for Singapore in 3 Days

    A melting pot of cultures, delicious foods and green spaces throughout, Singapore has it all. Located on the southern tip of Malaysia, it’s easy to see why this exciting and diverse city has quickly become a top tourist destination. I decided to visit Singapore in 3 days on a whim during my last month studying […]Read More »
  • 39 Ultimate Travel Tips To Be The Most Badass Traveler

    39 Ultimate Travel Tips To Be The Most Badass Traveler

    Do you want to travel better on a budget? Take more advantage of the opportunities around you? Get out of your comfort zone? I already know that you’re a badass so here are  39 travel tips to help you be a badass traveller. All opinions and experiences are my own.  This list below is divided […]Read More »
  • 12 Free & Cheap Things To Do In Melbourne

    12 Free & Cheap Things To Do In Melbourne

    If you ever plan on visiting Australia you should know that Melbourne can be an expensive city to explore. Even with favorable exchange rates from USD and Euros (CAD is about equal to AUD), food and accommodation prices can be pretty steep compared to nearby destinations. The most popular things to do in Melbourne (going out […]Read More »
Hey there! I’m Jessie
Hey there! I’m Jessie
I love long plane rides, surprises, and sipping coffee. Traveling for me is about making memories, laughing lots, and leaving a positive impact. Here I share crafty budget tips and ideas for traveling more minimally, sustainably, and meaningfully.
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