The backpacking industry is worth millions of dollars every year for a lot of countries with the European and Southeast Asian regions taking the lion’s share of the industry revenues. Most millennial backpackers plan their adventures by making a checklist with all the necessary items they need to take with them. Depending on where they plan to go, these items can include the all essential tent, a map or a GPS for the more tech-savvy ones, matches, a first-aid kit, sunscreen, sunglasses, flashlight, knife and of course a water bottle. Other less essential items include a sleeping bag and ice axe for winter locations and ready-made meals if you are away from civilization.
After all that is sorted out, backpackers try to narrow down the destinations they want to visit. Continental Europe happens to be a very cost effective and desired destination with the likes of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Albania, Hungary, Poland and Portugal being at the top of the list. For those looking for more exotic destinations, the likes of Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka are must-see places. Other popular countries are those in Latin America, with Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia and Nicaragua being the preferred locations due to how inexpensive they are.
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So next time you plan your backpacking adventure, make sure you check in which geographic location you can make the most of your money.