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Regional Studies on Development

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Description and course of backpacking trips depending on the nationality of the tourists

Małgorzata Brzózka
Published Online: 2012-10-18 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10288-012-0020-7


The following article discusses the differences between backpackers and mass tourists. Its objective is to describe the nature of backpacking trips and to present the dependencies between the course of a trip, the reasons for taking the trip and the nationality of the respondents. The study is based on the results of a survey carried out among backpackers from Israel, Japan, Poland and Germany. Well-defined differences were revealed by the responses given by the Israeli and Japanese backpackers.

Keywords : Backpacking; survey method; Japan; Israel; Poland; Germany

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Published Online: 2012-10-18

Published in Print: 2012-10-01

Citation Information: Miscellanea Geographica - Regional Studies on Development, Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 36–42, ISSN (Online) 2084-6118, ISSN (Print) 0867-6046, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10288-012-0020-7.

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