Friday's Featured Food: Haggis, tatties and neeps in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Friday’s Featured Food: Haggis, Tatties and Neeps in Edinburgh, Scotland

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It had been a whopping 6 years since I had been to Scotland when I decided to hit up Edinburgh. It was an easy choice to make for me. Firstly, cheap Ryanair flights made it a budget place to head …

Kosovo Museum.

Backpacking in Kosovo: Top 12 Sights in Pristina, the Capital City

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After travelling in Macedonia, it was an obvious move to take the easy border bus north to Kosovo. The buses depart from Skopje in Macedonia and within two hours you are in Pristina the capital city of Kosovo. I checked …

Staying at the comfy Hotel Keto in Podgorica, Montenegro.

Staying at the Comfy Hotel Keto in Podgorica, Montenegro

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The last city on my whirlwind Balkans and Eastern Europe trip fell on Podgorica, Montenegro. This somewhat unknown and obscure capital city shot out at me when I realised a cheap Ryanair flight from Podgorica to Stansted came up at …

A great view of Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city.

Backpacking in Scotland: Top 10 Sights in Edinburgh

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I had been to Scotland around 20 times in my life – but mostly to Glasgow, Irvine or Stranraer. Growing up in Northern Ireland made that an easy option as a child and teenager. However i had never once been …

Passport Arrival Stamp for Kosovo.

World Borders: How to Get From Macedonia to Kosovo (Skopje to Pristina by bus)

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When you hear about places like Macedonia and Kosovo you might think that obscurity is the name of the game and that backpacking through this region is a test for your stamina. However, this particular border crossing is a fast and …

Staying at Buffalo Backpackers in Pristina, Kosovo.

Staying at the Buffalo Backpackers in Pristina, Kosovo

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After my trip to Macedonia, I decided to head north into Kosovo and as it’s only a 2 hour bus ride across the border from Skopje, it made sense that I should head to the capital city – Pristina. I …

10 Coins: Coolest Hostel in Sofia, Bulgaria

My Stay at the 10 Coins Hostel: The Coolest Hostel in Sofia, Bulgaria

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Sofia in Bulgaria was next on my hit list and I needed a hostel for a couple of nights. It was the name that shot out at me “10 coins hostel” I thought? Must be a story in that! One …

Staying in the Old Town Hostel in Kotor, Montenegro.

Staying at the Old Town Hostel in Kotor, Montenegro

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If you haven’t yet heard of Kotor, please put it on your travel list. Kotor is a gorgeous seaside town in Montenegro which boasts a cobbled streeted Old Town, a harbour (Bay of Kotor), lots of funky bars, cafes and …

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