After a prolonged period of forced lockdowns the world is once again starting to open up to travel, but are backpackers themselves ready to return to travel? Will we go back to a world of overtourism, disrespecting local cultures and monuments and using the world as a drunken playground? Or will travellers take the time to reflect, leave a positive impact and practice respectful travel?
When travelling, there are certain rules of etiquette that everyone should adhere to. Not everyone does of course, and some travellers push the very boundaries of respect and decency and give everyone a bad name. But you don’t have to join them. You can be one of those travellers who others will have no annoying stories about just because you were pleasant to be around. How do you become one of those travellers? Read on to find out.