They only reason I ended up in Manchester was because Air Transat offered a flight there $20 cheaper than to London-Gatwick. Now after having been there, I would have paid the extra $20.




Before my great adventure, there were a few pre-departure details I had to sort out. How I was getting there, how I was getting around once I got there and how I was going to deal with unfortunate situations. Luckily, I had lots of time to think, look and make a decision.

By analyzing airline prices over the course of 8 months I was able to get the best deal possible on an overseas flight, here’s how I did it.



Packing List

Backpacking Supplies

Coming up with a packing list for this 3-4 month trip was rather difficult. I thought about all of the items of clothing and personal items that I used in my daily life and determined whether or not I would need or want them on my trip.