Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.Now that wea#39;ve whet your appetite for new horizons, there are a few things you can do to get ready. Get the guidebooks. ... Youa#39;ll need your passport before you get your visas. Check on visa requirements. Your host countrya#39;s American embassy can tell you what, if anything, is required and how long it will take to get. Get theanbsp;...