A bit of backpackers knowledge.
A mash up of thoughts and things I've come to learn during my time away from the states.
You will receive an education from traviling that only the world itself, experienced first-hand, can teach. This education is sure to change the way you view the world.
Sleeping in different beds all the time is part of the lifestyle of a backpacker. Some will be comfortable and nice and others hard. Often your so tired you just don't care, a place to lay your head is all that matters.
The further from home you travel the bigger the variety of different foods becomes. Some foods will be quite different to anything you’ve ever eaten before. But so incredibly delicious! It's possaibly that these different foods could leave you sick as your body isn't used to them. Be prepared but there's no reason to be scared.