Backpacking in Poland: Sleeping in the Countryside at Pokoje Gościnne u Grażyny, Ojców

Backpacking in Poland: Sleeping in the Countryside at Pokoje Gościnne u Grażyny, Ojców

“It’s all too beautiful” – The Small Faces. Poland continues to surprise me, day by day and week by week. My latest adventure inside the country that has become my home was to the tranquil countryside village of Ojców. Here in misty, magical Ojców there are a range of less commercial, touristic sites away from the more Read more about Backpacking in Poland: Sleeping in the Countryside at Pokoje Gościnne u Grażyny, Ojców[…]

Backpacking in Czechia: Staying at the Huge Plus Hostel in Prague

In August 2007, I first visited Czechia, when this blog was only just released. On that trip, I arrived by flight into Prague and we backpacked Prague hardcore. I was with Lock In Lee Adams on that trip. I left by train to Decin, then onto Leipzig in Germany by train also. Despite passing through Read more about Backpacking in Czechia: Staying at the Huge Plus Hostel in Prague[…]

Das Alte Gefängnis, Braunau Am Inn, Austria: Spending A Night in a Converted Prison in Hitler’s Town

“Escape from our history, history” – Manic Street Preachers. I headed back to Austria recently with two main places to be visited – the Republic of Kugel Mugel (a micronation in a sphere in Prater Park, Vienna) and the town of Braunau Am Inn. Braunau Am Inn is not exactly a backpacker’s paradise and is Read more about Das Alte Gefängnis, Braunau Am Inn, Austria: Spending A Night in a Converted Prison in Hitler’s Town[…]

Backpacking in Poland: My Wonderful Stay at the Green House Hostel in Gdynia

I first backpacked to the port city of Gdynia in July 2016 for a food tour with Eat Polska and I was based in nearby Gdansk at the Hostel Cycle On. My reason for staying in Gdańsk was to meet some friends, tour the city and visit the Pomorskie region. That day, I had no idea Read more about Backpacking in Poland: My Wonderful Stay at the Green House Hostel in Gdynia[…]

Staying at the Quirky Randomic “Willy Wonka” Honiara Hotel in Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

“Pack up your troubles now, take all you can carry” – Mark Morris (Solomon Bites The Worm). From a radio room in weight puncher Belfast (The Northern Irish capital city) to a bar in worm biter Honiara (Solomon Islands capital city), and a gap of 22 years…I should explain how Willy Wonka, The Bluetones and Read more about Staying at the Quirky Randomic “Willy Wonka” Honiara Hotel in Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands[…]

Backpacking in Belarus: My Stay At Stary Mińsk Hostel, Mińsk

Backpacking in Belarus: My Stay At Stary Mińsk Hostel, Mińsk

So far i have to Belarus 4 times, 3 of those visits I have been in Minsk at some point. Yet I haven’t written about my accommodation much until now – I really should cover my night in the Hotel Minsk and the Hotel Bobruisk some time. I’ve so far visited 4 Belarusian cities (Minsk, Read more about Backpacking in Belarus: My Stay At Stary Mińsk Hostel, Mińsk[…]

12 Common Camping Mistakes: Tips to Be a Good Camper

Camping is all about enjoying nature while being prepared. However, some may not play by the rules and so find only the bad side of the wonderful experience. But, it does not have to be that way. If you know these quick tricks, you will be able to enjoy camping. Try to avoid these common Read more about 12 Common Camping Mistakes: Tips to Be a Good Camper[…]

Backpacking in Uganda: Our Stay At Sunbird Backpackers in Entebbe

Backpacking in Uganda: Two Eagle Dark and Our Stay At Sunbird Backpackers in Entebbe

“Two Eagle Dark please” – Random American Tourist in Uganda. It might seem ridiculous to some that we spent three nights in the city of Entebbe and cumulatively five days, but, look, life throws us up curveballs and with overland buses so slow, it was time to chill out on our last two days in Read more about Backpacking in Uganda: Two Eagle Dark and Our Stay At Sunbird Backpackers in Entebbe[…]

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