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to take or not to take a tent, on my world trip

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1. Posted by Eddiebleek (Budding Member 15 posts) 6y

Hello all,

I just started to get my things ready for my world trip, I'm not sure on whether to take my tent or not (only 5lbs w. Sleeping bag)...

What do you all think? has anyone taken one and was it worth it?


2. Posted by Daawgon (Travel Guru 2001 posts) 6y

Seems to me you want to travel as light as possible, and that means no tent.

3. Posted by kickdiva (First Time Poster 1 posts) 6y

Do not bother with a tent, but bring your sleeping bag. There are so many hostels for cheap that it does not make sense to bring a tent, especially because hostelling will allow you to meet other travelers and share ideas about how/where they have stayed for cheap (or free, in exchange for a little work like cleaning). The sleeping bag will be useful though for hostels that may not have bedding, or for a couch somewhere. Happy travels!

4. Posted by polly1harg (Budding Member 2 posts) 6y

I am in the same predicament! However i have decided to go without if i need one its easy to pick up a cheap tent in most places which can be thrown after use.

Hope this helps!

What are your travelling plans?