For those interested in the world of
long-term travel we’ve put together a list of links with
stories and information on big trips:
blog – While shooting A MAP FOR
SATURDAY, director Brook Silva-Braga kept a blog of his adventures.
Many of the entries mirror stories and characters that appear in the
also kept a blog during his more recent Africa adventure.
Candy from Strangers
– Malena won our essay contest
using her free around-the-world ticket to explore the world through the
of candy production and consumption.
Backpacking – Tips and advice on
planning your own adventure.
– Another impressive how-to resource especially
to first-tme backpackers.
Lonely Planet’s message board is a top source for
travel information, especially for long-term, budget trips.
Travel – Another dense source of
information for independent travelers.
– Hostel reviews, information and booking for more than
22,000 hostels worldwide.
HI runs hostels around the world, the US branch
sponsored our around-the-world ticket contest..