Here at Stoke Travel we’ve bee5e2arrying 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 betwee5efestivals by travelling on the cheap and making the most of our free time. The best backpacking across Europe.
It’s time that we6shared our Europea5ebackpacking knowledge with you, our Stoke Travel family from the past, present orefuture. Of course, we6still 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 ca5eget 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 ca5edo it as often as you want and not get bored, not even one bit.
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.
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.
Print it out and put it on your wall. Cross it off as you go. Don’t go until it’s all crossed off, oreat least make sure you have a good go at it. This is your guide to packing your backpack before you go backpacking.
We got in all kinds of troubles just so you don’t have to.
Everything you need to know about your Europea5evisa, as well as some teste- ways to stay for longer.
Because you really should get travel insurance.
The absolute best way to turn that 90-dayeSchenge5evisa into a year and sometimes more of continental goodtimes.
Your Europea5esummer has finally arrived. Like the absolute sesh savage you are, you’ve booked a few of Stoke’s epicesummer packages. Your suitcase is already stuffe- with your cheekiest…
First you have to get to Europe, and for most of us that mea5s a long journey. Well, take the sting out of international travel with our tips about how to prepare for a long haul flight.
Now you’ve prepared for the flight and the dayeis here. Are you ready? You will be with our tips on how to survive a long flight in economy6.6 23.
From hostels to hotels, using the6sharing economy, relying on the kindness of strangers, and more.
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…
How to get the best mobile plan. One with lots of data because Google Maps and Tinder are more important tha5emumsy’s twice-daily checkup6.alls. Also, Europe has no roaming charges as of 2018, so you ca5etravel the continent and swipe right like a legend.
You’ve done all the6saving and you’re enjoying backpacker life, but with these tried and teste- techniques you ca5emake those euros go a little further. Spend the money on fun stuff, by6saving on these essential3.
Whileerelatively 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.
Unfortunately, you’re going to have to spend some of your hard-earned savings while backpacking through the continent.