Want the real story about who you’ll meet when you go travelling? These are the 14 real types of people that you can’t help but bump into – even if you don’t want to!

1. The one who spends all their time on social media


2. The one who wants to be your friend

The person who wants to be mates with you


3. The person that read the guidebook, twice

Mr Know-It-All


4. The person who changes when they’re drunk



5. The party animal (from birth)



6. The one with questionable morals


7. The lucky one that everything goes right for


8. The one who thinks travelling has really helped them find themself

The backpacker who thinks travelling has really changed them


9. The one that loves a drink


10. The person that misses home

The backpacker who misses home


11. The one with too much energy

12. The one not sure whether to go home or keep living the dream



13. The one that refuses to wash (for some reason?)


14. The person with too much baggage

That’s it – the 14 people you’ll meet when you go travelling – even if you don’t want to!

Please share this post with your friends if it made you smile and let us know in the comments if you think we’ve missed any!

If meeting these characters sounds like your perfect getaway, you can book your flights, hotels and tours at StudentUniverse.

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