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Local backpackers flock together

Seasoned travelers tour with novices

Matt Caskey (center) discusses the upcoming trip to Ireland with fellow Budget Backpackers including (from left) Bill Jannino, Nick Leesam, Laurie Pearlstein, and Louise Nunn. Matt Caskey (center) discusses the upcoming trip to Ireland with fellow Budget Backpackers including (from left) Bill Jannino, Nick Leesam, Laurie Pearlstein, and Louise Nunn. (George Rizer/Globe Staff)
By Tara Murphy
Globe Correspondent / November 16, 2008

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It started as a classic 20-something backpacking trip to Europe. Matt Caskey, then of Atlanta, and a buddy had landed a landscaping gig that paid good money. They decided to use the extra cash to explore Eastern Europe. (Full article: 645 words)

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