Not many people will have faced this situation, but I know at least one brother who was counselled on backpacking. It was said that he would be damaged spiritually.
How would he get to the meetings in countries he travelled in?
What if he was 100's miles away from the nearest hall?
How would he get his time in and report it?
Being away from Jehovah's organization for any long period of time was considered a no-no.
Have you had or heard of any experiences of brothers or sisters who have gone back packing or travelling and be counselled for it?
In the UK it is common for students to have a gap year before they go to university, and if they are of means and have an adventuresome spirit, many like to go abroad to travel.