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Backpacking in Saudi Arabia: Top Sights in Ta’if “City of Roses”

“I stand out from the crowd because I stand out from the crowd. But no-one stops to notice me, in over-crowded London” – Jonny Blair Poetry. Cities that are given random titles and monikers rarely live up to expectations. Don’t expect me to glorify excremental joints such as Venice (city on the water), Paris (city Read more about Backpacking in Saudi Arabia: Top Sights in Ta’if “City of Roses”[…]

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How To Budget For Your First Backpacking Trip

I remember the early backpacking days when I was so naive, so curious, so vibrant. Life was easy. You just work, earn money and then go backpacking. I had little or no stress in it and I certainly had no depression. Those were my glory days and sadly they were over a decade ago now. Read more about How To Budget For Your First Backpacking Trip[…]

Backpacking in Morocco: Top 5 Sights in Marrakesh

I was backpacking in Morocco in 2017 as part of a tour where I visited Casablanca, Marrakesh and delved south into Western Sahara. I was able to get a cheap flight from Krakow in Poland direct to Marrakesh in Morocco. This made it easy to visit Marrakesh and backpack my way through the main sights Read more about Backpacking in Morocco: Top 5 Sights in Marrakesh[…]

Exploring the Tiger Cave and Qeshet Cave in Northern Israel

After a thrilling reunion with my Israeli friends Natali and Alex, where we did an oil lamps tour in Caesarea, we stayed a few days in Haifa on the Mediterannean Coast of Israel. The second day was another eventful one and we arose early for a trip north to check out some caves in Northern Read more about Exploring the Tiger Cave and Qeshet Cave in Northern Israel[…]

SEVEN YEARS Since My Engagement in Sai Kung, Hong Kong

“Because it never ever ever works out right” – Noel Gallagher. SEVEN years ago today I got engaged in the seaside village of Sai Kung, and I was destined to live in Asia (Hong Kong). It was the first thing I thought about when I woke up this morning but things changed. That ex girlfriend Read more about SEVEN YEARS Since My Engagement in Sai Kung, Hong Kong[…]

Help! What to Do If Your Car Breaks Down on a Road Trip

Road trips can be a lot of fun with the right preparation, car service and maintenance and they’re the perfect summer getaway. But, emergencies can happen on the road which is why it’s important to be prepared for a breakdown. Even the most reliable cars can break down in the middle of a road trip Read more about Help! What to Do If Your Car Breaks Down on a Road Trip[…]

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the famous Pink Panther's Hostel in Kraków

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the famous Pink Panther’s Hostel in Kraków

The Bluetones – “Slight Return” I returned to my deep backpacking roots recently with a visit to Kraków in Poland. I covered Kraków on here before back in 2015. At the time I visited Kazimierz district, toured the Old Town, Wawel Castle and Schindler’s Factory. I also visited the notorious German Death Camps at Auschwitz Read more about Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the famous Pink Panther’s Hostel in Kraków[…]

How To Take Care Of Your Skin While Travelling

How To Take Care Of Your Skin While Travelling

Just because you are travelling, it does not mean you have to neglect your skin such that it looks like that of a trail-beaten cowboy. Instead, you can have awesome skin even when you are miles away from home. Thankfully, good skin when travelling just requires you to dedicate some time and effort to maintaining Read more about How To Take Care Of Your Skin While Travelling[…]

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