Visa Rules and Regulations 2019

  Most people dream to travel all around the world, but the majority just can’t find the time, resources or any other solutions to do so. A few people, however, made their dream come true and even travel for a living (such as wacaday travel bloggers or travel show hosts). It’s nice to see and experience other Read more about Visa Rules and Regulations 2019[…]

Backpacking in Switzerland: Staying at the Urban Hostel Culture in Basel

“She’s a Nazi, She’s a Nazi, She’s a Nazi Way oh Way” – Switzerland (Cheatzerland) supporters. This was a weird one, as I have only ever been to Switzerland twice in my life and both times have such similarities to them. They were both in years ending in 7. I also visited a wacaday republic Read more about Backpacking in Switzerland: Staying at the Urban Hostel Culture in Basel[…]

Backpacking in Benin: Visiting the Capital City, Porto Novo "Baby"

Backpacking in Benin: Visiting the Capital City, Porto Novo “Baby”

“Fly me down to capital city in the sun”- Noel Gallagher. It came as more of a shock to my travel friend Malina than me that the muddy, agricultural hub known collectively as Porto Novo is the capital of Benin. I guess I kind of expected it. Having witnessed some unusual capital cities on my Read more about Backpacking in Benin: Visiting the Capital City, Porto Novo “Baby”[…]

Backpacking in Lebanon: A Super Time at Mady's Hostel in Beirut

Backpacking in Lebanon: A Super Time at Mady’s Hostel in Beirut

New Year’s Eve has seen me bed hop, city hop and country hop a lot in recent years. 2018 ended in a similar fashion, as I began 2019 in Beirut, capital city of Lebanon. I came across a cosy little hostel online, with its own flashy website and a cool location in the Lebanese capital Read more about Backpacking in Lebanon: A Super Time at Mady’s Hostel in Beirut[…]

Backpacking in Saint Petersburg: My Winter Stay at the Kino Hostel, Vyborgsky District

“A world in white is underway” – Paul Hewson. First of all thanks to the Russian government’s decision to give all World Cup ticket holders (and therefore FAN ID holders) visa free entry until 31st December 2018. It meant we could all go back for unlimited entries into Russia (any city, by land, by air…) Read more about Backpacking in Saint Petersburg: My Winter Stay at the Kino Hostel, Vyborgsky District[…]

The Best Beaches and Hideaways in the Republic of Ireland

Perhaps you just sold your home among Dallas real estate and have some extra money to spend on travelling, or maybe you’ve been saving up for that dream trip to Ireland and it’s time to start planning that itinerary. Whatever the reason you’re heading to the Emerald Isle, while you may want to experience some Read more about The Best Beaches and Hideaways in the Republic of Ireland[…]

Sexpacking: Travelling With Sex Toys On The Road

As a long term global backpacker veteran of 150 plus countries, I get asked often about partners, relationships and sexual experiences on my travels. As a pure fire honest blogger, I thought I’d give an account of how things have been in this regard so far, since I left Northern Ireland back in September 2003 Read more about Sexpacking: Travelling With Sex Toys On The Road[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: On the Rip in Beirut Lebanon, 7 Cool Bars

I finally made it to Lebanon in 2018 and celebrated New Years Eve here and my entrance to 2019. It was my second time to see the new year arrive in the Middle East having been in Erbil, capital of Iraqi Kurdistan in 2013. That was a special trip at the time as I honed Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: On the Rip in Beirut Lebanon, 7 Cool Bars[…]

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