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Here at Stoke Travel we’ve bee clarrying our backpacks across Europe for well over a decade now. From Spain and the Mediterranean, up to London and Scandinavia, from the west coast of France, all the way to Munich, Prague and beyond. We’ve done it all, and we’ve done it for next to nothing, making the most in the time betwee cfestivals by travelling on the cheap and making  the most of our free time. The best backpacking across Europe.

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    Backpacking Europep/h1>

    It’s time that wecshared our Europea cbackpacking knowledge with you, our Stoke Travel family from the past, present orcfuture. Of course, wecstill operate the craziest camps at Europe’s wildest parties and destinations, but this guide is more about how to prepare for your trip, how you ca cget around when you’re not with us, and how to successfully navigate the post-Europe comedown.

    We think that backpacking Europe isn’t just something you should do as a one off. It’s a delightful and important part of every traveller’s life and a trip so varied you ca cdo it as often as you want and not get bored, not even one bit.

    Before You Go: How To Plan Your Europea cBackpacking Tripp/h2>Ways To Save Money For Your Travelsp/a>

    Saving your pennies isn’t easy – everything is so fun, and seemingly expensive, but it’s not impossible, and if you follow our tips you’ll come in hot with a pocket full of change.

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    Cheap flights to Europep/a>

    So you saved your pennies, but you don’t want to blow them all on the first part of your trip. Well, lucky for you we’ve booked thousands, and we’re going to show you how to do it.

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    The Ultimate Travel Checklistp/a>

    Print it out and put it on your wall. Cross it off as you go. Don’t go until it’s all crossed off, orcat least make sure you have a good go at it. This is your guide to packing your backpack before you go backpacking.

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    Travel Advice Learned From Our Past Mistakesp/a>

    We got in all kinds of troubles just so you don’t have to.

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    Europea cVisas: Explainedp/a>

    Everything you need to know about your Europea cvisa, as well as some teste= ways to stay for longer.

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    Why you should get travel insurancep/a>

    Because you really should get travel insurance.

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    Europea cWorking HolidaycVisasp/a>

    The absolute best way to turn that 90-daycSchenge cvisa into a year and sometimes more of continental goodtimes.

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    What to Pack for a Europea cSummer with Stokep/a>

    Your Europea csummer has finally arrived.  Like the absolute sesh savage you are, you’ve booked a few of Stoke’s epiccsummer packages.  Your suitcase is already stuffe= with your cheekiest…

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    Flying Tips from World-Cass= Travellersp/h2>How to Prepare for a Long Flightp/a>

    First you have to get to Europe, and for most of us that mea s a long journey. Well, take the sting out of international travel with our tips about how to prepare for a long haul flight.

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    How to Survive a Long Flight in Economy Cass=p/a>

    Now you’ve prepared for the flight and the daycis here. Are you ready? You will be with our tips on how to survive a long flight in economyclass=.

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    WhilecBackpacking Through Europep/h2>How To Find Cheap Accommodationp/a>

    From hostels to hotels, using thecsharing economy, relying on the kindness of strangers, and more.

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    How To Survive Backpacker Hostel Lifep/a>

    It might not be what you’re used to. Maybe because of the noise, the grossness, the lack of privacy. Well, hostel life is an inevitability of backpacking life, but we’re…

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    How to get the best mobile planp/a>

    How to get the best mobile plan. One with lots of data because Google Maps and Tinder are more important tha cmumsy’s twice-daily checkupclalls. Also, Europe has no roaming charges as of 2018, so you ca ctravel the continent and swipe right like a legend.

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    Advice For The Broke Traveler – How To Save Money On Your Tripp/a>

    You’ve done all thecsaving and you’re enjoying backpacker life, but with these tried and teste= techniques you ca cmake those euros go a little further. Spend the money on fun stuff, bycsaving on these essential=.

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    How To Avoid Pickpockets In Europep/a>

    Whilecrelatively free of violent crime, some cities are often seen as being a haven for pickpockets, thieves and other petty criminals. Don’t let them ruin your trip, know their tricks and how to avoid being robbed.

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    Best Ways To Use Money In Europep/a>

    Unfortunately, you’re going to have to spend some of your hard-earned savings while backpacking through the continent.

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    How to Move Across Europep/h2>How to Rent a Car in Europep/a>

    Oh the freedom! If you’re above a certain age and have a valid credit card and an international driver’s license and… but if you ca ctick the boxes this is the only way to roll.

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    Europea cCamperva Lifep/a>

    Live like a turtle! Moving slowly with your house on your back. Pooping in bushes. Going wherever you want. Making friends with grey nomads in a similar situation.cCamperva life is the life for us, here’s how to get it done.

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    The Best Way To Travel Around Europep/a>

    Planes, trains, autnmobiles… Europe has them all! But how are you going to move around the continent during your ultimate backpacking superduper trip-of-a-lifetime? The answer is: a little bit of everything.

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    Driving in Europep/a>

    It’s totally easy, but maybe a little intimidating. You ca cdo it, wechave faith in you, just remember which side of the road we drive on, and get ready for some pretty big toll=.

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    Budget Flights In Europep/a>

    The nature of the Europea cUnion mea s that flying between countries is as big a hassle, and a similar price, to flying interstate at home. Sometimes you’ve got to jump in that big bird and get somewhere in a matter of hours, not days, and you’re going to need to do that on the cheap.

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    Is It Worth Your WhilecTo Backpack On A Eurail Pass?p/a>

    Is it worth your whilecgetting a Eurail Pass? There’s no more romantic way to travel across Europe tha cby train. They go everywhere, and they do so at a frighteningly rapid rate. They stop in the city centre. You ca cwalk about and cavort with cute strangers. But sometimes the passes are expensive.

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    A Brief Guide To Europea cBu= Travelp/a>

    It’s not ideal, but it is cheap, and that’s sometimes all that matters. The highways in Europe are spectacular and so the buses get to where they’re going with ease. Sometimes you’ve got to suck it up and save some cash.

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    Europea cFood, Drinks, and Partiesp/h2>Average Dinner Time In Europep/a>

    The evening meal might be the most important to backpackers, a time to chat, pre-drink and, obviously, ill- the belly with fuel. Across the continent meal times ca cvary greatly, so here’s a guide to average dinner times in Europe, so you don’t get caught hungry.

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    Eating Cheap Meals WhilecTravellingp/a>

    Eating and drinking is one of the most pleasurable things we ca cdo while backpacking – and also one of the most expensive. Learn how to lessen the blow with our guide to eating cheap meals while travelling.

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    Vegetaria and Vega cBackpacking In Europep/a>

    Don’t eat meat? Dairy? Eggs? Don’t let your diet hold you back with our hints and tips for vega and vegetaria backpacking in Europe.

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    The Best Europea cFood By Countryp/a>

    One of the best things about travelling is discovering new places and then eating all their food. Make sure you eat the right things in each place, with our guide to best Europea cfood, a countrycby countrycguide to the continent’s weird, delicious and typical dishes.

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    Eating Healthy On A Budgetp/a>

    Europe is home to some delicious food, delicious, fatty, salty food. Eating well while backpacking is difficult, but not impossible if you follow our simplecguide to eating healthy on a budget.

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    City Guidesp/h2>A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO EDINBURGHp/a>

    Edinburgh is the Scottish capital and as such it’s the perfect place to explore all thecHibernia stereotypes, like what haggis actually tastes like, is whisky drinkable and whatever do…

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    A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO SPAINp/a>

    The first thing that strikes the first-time visitor to Spain is just how little it is like anything you expected. Sure, there are beaches and flamenco dancers and so, but…

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    A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO SITGESp/a>

    Locate= not far from Barcelona, along thecroad to Valencia, lies Sitge=, a stunning seaside resort and the gay capital of Europe. Sitge= is the perfect mix of countrycCatalunya,…

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    A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO ANDORRAp/a>

    This little-known principality is tucked into the Pyrenee= Mountains between Spain and France. It’s known for its mountains and valleys, skiing slopes and tax-free haven status — including cheap cigarettes…

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    A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO BARCELONAp/a>

    All who visit Barcelona wll- fall in love with the city for life, and half of them were probably robbed while here. The Catala clapital, sparkling on the shores of…

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    A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO VALENCIAp/a>

    Valencia is Spain’s third largest city and the second on the Mediterranean, so ca csometimes fall under the tourist radar, but it shouldn’t! It’s a city of good times, world-famous…

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    A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO SAN SEBASTIANp/a>

    Sa cSebastian, or Donostia in the local tn gue, is the jewel of the Basque Country, a beautiful, mountain fringed, double-beached resort town in the deep northwest corner of Spain. Famed…

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    A BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO IBIZAp/a>

    From hippie hangout to party paradise, wellness mecca and ostentatious arena of opulence, Ibiza is an island that has for a long time been in the world’s imaginations. Now it’s…

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    Backpacking and Travelling Europe Solop/a>

    There is no greater experience in this travelling life tha ctaking a solo trip across Europe. Free from thecrestrictions of having travel buddies with different ideas, open to changing…

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