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Where to Backpack in 2014

If you like to travel with just your backpack and a map, then there are a lot of destinations that you can enjoy in the coming year. These are exciting places that are full of life and unique discoveries just waiting for you! If you’re ready to get your things together and travel next year, then check out what TraveLinkSites.com thinks are going to be best backpacking destinations in the year ahead.

1. Thailand

One of the best backpacker destinations in 2014 mainly because of its famous Full Moon Party. Located in Koh Phagan and occuring whenever there is a full moon, there are actually over 20,000 thousand people who come to the party to listen to live music, drink and enjoy local food. Better yet, Thailand is a great place to backpack through because there are so many modes of transportation you can use to get almost anywhere in the country.

2. Portugal

Portugal attracts backpackers from all over the world due to its budget friendly cities and towns and party atmosphere. If you want to start your trip somewhere really beautiful, then go to Porto, located at the southern tip of Portugal. There’s a lot of public transportation making it easy to get to and from the city as well as tours, festivals and tons of other things to keep you entertained. You will be able to eat, drink and get around for only a small amount of money, so it’s a great place to backpack while on a budget.

3. Australia

If you’re backpacking through Australia there are a lot of things you can do and see. Cairns is one of the best places to go, as many young travellers meet here and enjoy the coastal sights. There are also cheap meals you can get from local vendors in street markets. Other places you should see include Fraser Island, The Gold Coast and Alice Springs. Also, make sure you go ssnorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef. It’s one of the most beautiful things you’ll ever see in your lifetime, and definitely worth stopping for.

4. Indonesia

Backpackers love Indonesia because it’s one of the most affordable places to travel around. This is especially true for Bali, because the food is cheap and there are a lot of accommodations that are affordable. You can spend very little here but still get treated like you’re a king or queen! It’s also a great place to meet locals because most tend to be very friendly and welcoming to visitors.

5. Brazil

There are a lot of things to like about Brazil, from beautiful beaches to amazing food. If you’re planning to travel here in 2014, then you’ve chosen a great year to be in the area! This is because the World Cup will be held in Brazil from June 12th to July 13th! This is one HUGE party that brings in hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world. Brazil is great country to host the World Cup because they know how to party and will make it an unforgettable event – even if you’re not a fan of soccer you will be by the end of your journey.

If you want to make 2014 an amazing year of backpacking, then check out any of these destinations, go to a flight comparison site and get planning your itinerary right away.

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