Getting Started

Getting ready to embark on an epic journey around the world can be a daunting task. The Goats On The Road are here to help. We’ve done it… multiple times, and in this section you can get a little help from experienced travellers. Even if you’re already experienced, you’ll still find some new ideas here.



complete travel packing list for men

Travel Essentials For Men: The Complete Packing List

We’ve written about what the ultimate packing list for full-time travellers, we’ve given a breakdown of what’s in my backpack (and should be in every woman’s bag), so now it’s time to put together a list of travel essentials for men. In this post I’ll share the travel packing list for the items in Nick’s ...
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The Complete Travel Packing List For Women

We’ve written about what we consider to be “backpack essentials” for a trip around the world, but we thought we should put together a travel packing list to show exactly what’s in each of our backpacks. Obviously, there are differences between what Nick packs and what I pack, so this post will be all about ...
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Our Daily Budget For Every Country We’ve Visited

We’ve travelled through 35 countries and kept to a very typical backpacker budget in all places. We thought we’d share with you our individual cost summaries for every country we’ve visited along with a quick breakdown of expenses. We have a very comfortable travel style, but we always opt for the cheapest double private rooms ...
To-Do List: Before Backpacking

To-Do List: Before Backpacking

Figuring out what needs to be done before heading off on a trip can be a daunting task.  Apart from deciding where to go, what type of backpack you should buy, what you should pack and how much money you will need, there are so many things that will need to be researched and looked ...
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Budget Backpacking: Choosing A Backpack

Before deciding what to put in your backpack, you will need to decide what type of backpack you want to lug around the world with you.  For us, it’s a “luggage entry backpack” or nothing. NOTE – Have a look at our updated post from 2016: How To Choose The Best Backpack For Travel We ...
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