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What are your best backpacking (world travel) tips?

My answer to What are your best backpacking (world travel) tips? on Quora

If you take an iPhone, Dropbox + Instapaper are an amazing combination. Every time I book a hotel I drop the confirmation in to Dropbox (using “Print -> Save as PDF”), then sync it on to my iPhone. I’ve recently taken to grabbing screenshots of Google Maps and putting those in to Dropbox as well. I use Instapaper to grab offline copies of Wikipedia and WikiTravel pages about the places we are going to.

This is What are your best backpacking (world travel) tips? by Simon Willison, posted on 13th October 2010.

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