Backpacker Tourism

This online survey is part of an investigation into the behaviors and attitudes of backpackers when they are traveling. In this survey, you will be asked about your perceptions, behaviors, and attitudes while traveling in Latin America. There are no risks to participating in this survey; it is completely voluntary and anonymous. There will be no consequences if you choose to not participate or to withdraw from the survey. The survey should take about 10 minutes to complete. Please only complete the survey once.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact either the researchers, Brittany Davis ( and Francesca Formica (, or Dr. Jialu Streeter (, chair of Allegheny College’s Institutional Review Board.