Writer and hustler. Adventurer and vagabond. Will has been on the road for over a decade, traveling to far-flung lands on a budget. Today, he runs a number of online ventures and is based mostly in Bali where he is working on opening a one of a kind, co-working, backpacker hostel aimed at digital nomads looking for somewhere to work, eat, sleep, play and find their tribe.
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Madeira is an island of dramatic beauty. Here's how to navigate this Portuguese outpost safely.
From spectacular hikes with epic views to deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, and sampling the local nightlife, this subtropical Portugese island offers no end of worthwhile things to see and do.
Will Hatton, founder of The Broke Backpacker, is living the life of his dreams, earning money through World Nomads while he travels.
Planning a trek in the Andes or an expedition to the Amazon? Here's how to plan your activities around the right season.
Peru's Amazon rainforest offers stunning biodiversity and an enormous range of adventures. Here’s how to navigate your choices.
Take an epic plunge through Peru’s deepest canyon, or paddle deep into the Amazon. Our insider Will reveals his top adventures.
With hikes for all abilities, from easy day hikes to multi-day expeditions, Iceland has something for everybody. Here are five of the best.
With over 200 inexpensive, backpacker-friendly campsites, Iceland is one of the world’s best destinations for camping. But it’s still important to understand the laws.
Iceland is crossed by dozens of glacial rivers and surrounded by ocean. To properly explore it, you’re going to have to get your feet wet.
Taking your first gap year or career break? A budget travel guru shares his saving money hacks for travelers.
Will Hatton from The Broke Backpacker has a few tips and recommendations to help you obtain your visa and the vaccinations you need before you go to Myanmar.
Master these Burmese phrases to connect with the locals you meet while traveling Myanmar and get a fair price for souvenirs.
If you visit Myanmar, it’s extremely important that you try to engage in ethical tourism and, if you choose to visit tribal groups, you do so in a responsible way. Our insider Will shares his tips.
Don’t underestimate long distances and language barriers in Myanmar – here's how to find the best transport options to suit you and your budget.
With so many temples, stupas, pagodas, and monasteries to explore in Myanmar, where on earth do you start? Will Hatton, the Broke Backpacker, reveals the top ancient sites you must visit, to make planning a little easier.
Take a break from temples and pagodas, and go beneath the surface of Myanmar to discover secret limestone caverns and caves with our insider Will.
What’s the easiest way to get to Thailand from Myanmar? Avoid complications at the land border crossing with these tips from Will Hatton.
From hostels and guesthouses to camping and free accommodation, what type of accommodation is right for you and your budget in Myanmar?
A guide on proper behavior in Indonesia to help travelers avoid any awkward misunderstandings.