The Ultimate Guide to Backpacking Around the World

Preparing to hit the road for the first time can be scary! How to Travel the World on $10 a Day arms you with the tips and tricks you need to travel the world with confidence. This isn't just a book for broke backpackers, this is nine years of travel-tested advice crammed into one tasty package. Learn everything you need to know to live your own adventure and have an unforgettable experience backpacking the world.

9 Years of Backpacker Knowledge •

 •170+ pages of travel awesomeness • 

• Six Stars on Amazon (OK, Five Stars) •

Aiden, Travel Blogger

"When I travelled with Will across India, we never spent more than $10 per day! What I like about Will is that he provides pragmatic and realistic travel advice about finding bargains and living like a local that every traveller can utilise during their next trip"

What you will Learn...


  • Create a plan

You will discover how to plan the adventure of a lifetime and gain the confidence to take the plunge. 

  • Where to go

I'll show you the best backpacking destinations for beginners as well as break down the tougher routes for veteran travelers. 

  • Travel super cheap

You'll learn how to bring your travel costs down to just a couple of dollars a day and master the ancient art of haggling

  • Travel longer

Learn how to pick up work on the road and learn about starting your own online business

  • What to pack

I break down exactly what you do (and don't!) need for your first backpacking trip

  • Communicate confidently

Learn how to make yourself understood no matter where you are in the world!

  • Make friends anywhere

Discover my patented 'Universal Amigo Maker' to get past shyness so you can make new friends all over the world

  • Stay healthy

Proper advice on vaccinations, self defense, travel workouts, and more (I've made the mistakes so you don't have to!)

  • Learning new skills

Practical advice on hitchhiking, camping and cooking on the road as well as tips for making the most out of your chill-time

  • Getting stoked!

Discover how to plan the adventure of a lifetime and gain the confidence you need to take the plunge


 Hey there!

My name is Will Hatton and I've been backpacking around the world for nine years. Travel is my life and I've backpacked across seventy different countries, all on a budget. My mission is to arm you with the knowledge you need to hit the road, to travel far and to travel wide no matter where you're from, where you're going or how much money you have in the bank. To travel is to be truly free to do or to be whatever you want. To those of you taking the plunge, your life is about to get a whole lot more awesome!

This book has everything you need to start your next adventure... 

What's Inside?

Your Blueprint for World Travel...

1. Let's Talk about Travel

Get stoked to hit the road! Whatever pre-travel fears are holding you back - Family, friends, jobs, money - I'll show you how to overcome your hesitations and explain why NOW is the time to travel independently.

2. Travel Inspiration

Time to get inspired! I'll show you all of the amazing places in the world that are broke backpacker friendly plus highlight the best travel routes for newbies and more advanced routes for veterans. Figure out exactly where you want to start your adventure.

3. Travel Planning

The best plan when backpacking the world... is no plan! Learn the tips and tricks to be prepared for your journey so you can wing it like a boss! Apps, visas, travel guides and the famous backpacker grapevine - everything you need to travel with ease.

4. Finances

Money, money, money! I'll show you exactly how much you need to travel the world (hint; it's a lot less than you think). We'll cover my favorite ways to save money before your trip begins, and highlight a bunch of awesome backs to save money on your tip. 

5. Backpacker Hacks

I reveal nine years worth of travel-tested broke backpacker hacks that will help you save thousands of dollars whilst on the road. Discover how to travel even if you are broke. A lot of this information is not published on The Broke Backpacker and is exclusively available in this book!

6. Travel Gear

Learn what is, and isn’t, worth carrying around the world with you. Detailed checklists for trekking and camping adventures plus my take on how much stuff you really need to travel in comfort.

7. Staying Safe

Backpacking the world is one of the safest things you can do, learn how to keep yourself extra safe in foreign lands! I’ll highlight the real dangers faced by backpackers and how to avoid them. Super Happy Lucky Fun Bonus Tips for ladies…

8. Health is Wealth

What's the point of living a life of adventure if you're sick all the time? In this chapter I illustrate all of the ways you can keep yourself in tip top shape so you can travel the world healthily! I've got food plans, workout plans, and some very important notes on vaccinations.

9. Making Connections

Feeling overwhelmed by making new friends? Not great at starting up a conversation? This chapter will smash all of your fears, showing you exactly how to meet people and how to strike up a conversation with anybody using the famous 'universal amigo maker'. Friends, love sex, this chapter gets juicy.

10. Solo Travel

Learn how and why you should travel the world solo with practical advice on how to only be alone when you want to be. Tips on how to make the most of your alone time by dedicating yourself to a new project or goal (like making some extra cash online)

11. Wanna travel forever?

Travel is going to change your life. Wanderlust is scientifically proven, and if the thought of making travel a lifestyle appeals to you, this chapter will unlock all of the secrets of endless travel. Welcome to the Digital Nomad revolution.

12. Coming back Home

I'll help you prepare for reverse culture shock (it's shockingly real) and conclude with some final thoughts to make sure you are stoked to begin your adventure and see the world (because there's no way you won't travel at this point!). 


What People Are Saying

Alice Teacake,Professional Adventurer

"By far one of the most switched-on, savvy, inspirational guys in the adventure travel space right now, Will Hatton knows how to travel and he knows how to do it budget-right! For all budding solo travellers; listen to his advice today and head on your adventure tomorrow, confident you've got it sorted."

Marisa,Uni Student

"This book is legit. I've backpacked to a handful of countries before, but even then I learned so much from Will's book. It was very funny too!"

Bernie,Hedge Fund Manager

“Will's system is broken down and easy to understand. The information was light and funny to read, while also being very actionable."

Carlo,Blogger - Next Stop Who Knows

"Mr. Hatton has a full arsenal of skills that both beginner AND experienced travellers would benefit from. From small hacks on how to save money on the road while backpacking, to showing fellow travellers how they too can escape to fulfill their travel dreams!"

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