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Backpacking in the Sovereign Military Order of Malta: Top 22 Sights in The Knights Private Residence in Fort St. Angelo

“We are never going to survive unless, we are a little crazy” – Seal. It was time for another sublime adventure on my ongoing backpacking tourist trip. I recently had the joy of going backpacking through the Sovereign Military Order of Malta – you might not have heard about this order or country – literally Read more about Backpacking in the Sovereign Military Order of Malta: Top 22 Sights in The Knights Private Residence in Fort St. Angelo[…]

World Borders: How to Get from the Republic of Malta to The Sovereign Military Order of Malta Within Fort St. Angelo

In my ongoing World Borders Series, this is a peculiar and welcome addition and country 156 on my wacaday tourist journey on planet earth. I have to give the FULL NAMES of these two countries for you to understand the difference. I didn’t cross from Malta into Malta – that would be absurd. I officially Read more about World Borders: How to Get from the Republic of Malta to The Sovereign Military Order of Malta Within Fort St. Angelo[…]

My Stay at The Famous British Hotel in Valletta, Malta

“Fascinations galore” – Sheryl Crow (Bond theme). Arrival in Malta in September 2017 was something of a surprise to me and to my followers. The truth is that I have really only backpacked one new country in the last 12 months. That is so odd for me as before I decided to relocate to Poland, Read more about My Stay at The Famous British Hotel in Valletta, Malta[…]

Backpacking in Królestwo Dreamlandu: The Obscure Polish Micronation

My 2016 travels took me to the Polish seaside port of Gdynia and later, through a travel friend, Karolina, to Tczew. I toured Gdynia because I was reviewing a cool food tour for Eat Polska, while based at the marvellous Cycle On Hostel in Gdansk. I later toured Tczew before depression kicked in and Don’t Read more about Backpacking in Królestwo Dreamlandu: The Obscure Polish Micronation[…]

Disturbia in Serbia: Backpacking Belgrade, No Red Star Delight

“Where are you when the sun goes down, you’re so far away from me” – Dire Straits. Disturbia: Backpacking in Red Star Belgrade, Serbia. A country which offered me a hat trick of names over the years was also one I neglected to wham into my backpack. As a 10 year old I watched Yugoslavia Read more about Disturbia in Serbia: Backpacking Belgrade, No Red Star Delight[…]

Backpacking in Poland: The Time I Went Speed Dating in Warszawa

Long before I had this blog, and when I was also single, back in 2004 as a student at Bournemouth University, in England, I went to a “Speed Dating night” with my friends Lock in Lee, Mad Mike and Jody. At the time, reality events and TV shows were all the rage, I appeared in Read more about Backpacking in Poland: The Time I Went Speed Dating in Warszawa[…]

My Stay at the Hotel Ibis Centrum, Krakow, Poland

It is always an emotional return for me to cities I backpacked through before I started my new life in Poland. As a tourist, I visited Poland 4 times before moving here in 2016. One of those trips saw a train journey to the popular city of Kraków. At the time, I was coming into Read more about My Stay at the Hotel Ibis Centrum, Krakow, Poland[…]

Backpacking in Narnia: Crossing From Belfast, Northern Ireland into This Magical Land

The latest wacaday country adventure for my backpack was a return to the land of Narnia, a real country for sure and another interesting one, on what has now ridiculously become a 151 country tour of planet earth on route to 200 countries. While there might be 626 countries to visit (and nobody will ever Read more about Backpacking in Narnia: Crossing From Belfast, Northern Ireland into This Magical Land[…]