Backpacking in Malta: Staying at the Corner Hostel in Sliema

As part of my backpacking tour of Malta and the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, I wanted to experience staying in a few different places. Having already toured Valletta, Tri City, Popeye Village, Gozo Island, Comino Island and a few other places, I ended up in Sliema at the end of my trip. I was Read more about Backpacking in Malta: Staying at the Corner Hostel in Sliema[…]

Tuesdays’ Travel Tips: Saving Money By Booking Hotels On Agoda

Having travelled the world far and wide for the last 14 years, I am now bringing my readers some good discounts and ways to save money as you start your journeys, now mine has been stalled slightly. I have teamed up with Agoda, and apart from contacting hotels personally, Agoda are the ONLY website I Read more about Tuesdays’ Travel Tips: Saving Money By Booking Hotels On Agoda[…]

Backpacking in Herzegovina: My Stay at Hostel Dada, Mostar

Backpacking in Herzegovina: My Stay at Hostel Dada, Mostar

“I’ll see you in Mostar” – Ian Brown. Arrival into Herzegovina was nothing short of sensational in what was a tattered and torn year in this travel life, this travel blog, the story of which never really should have seen the light of day. The views were breathtaking as my Serbia to Bosnia to Herzegovina Read more about Backpacking in Herzegovina: My Stay at Hostel Dada, Mostar[…]

Backpacking in Warsaw, Poland: My Stay at the Famous Oki Doki Hostel

Backpacking in Warsaw, Poland: My Stay at the Famous Oki Doki Hostel

Readers of my blog will be extremely surprised to hear that I didn’t stay in a hostel in Warsaw until November 2016. It was my fourth visit to the city (fifth if you count a train change) and on all previous visits, I had stayed in hotels, nurses quarters or with friends. I honed in Read more about Backpacking in Warsaw, Poland: My Stay at the Famous Oki Doki Hostel[…]

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the 4Friends Hostel in Gdańsk

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the 4Friends Hostel in Gdańsk

2016 saw my first ever visit to Gdańsk and those used to my travel blog the last 5 months will know I have based myself in this city, and helped promote it to my friends, family and followers. After deciding to hang up my backpack here in Gdańsk in August 2016, I was settling into Read more about Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the 4Friends Hostel in Gdańsk[…]

Crazy Dog best hostel Kaliningrad

Backpacking in Kaliningrad: My Wacky Stay at the Crazy Dog Hostel in Kaliningrad City

“You’re turning every modern theory on its head” – Gruff Rhys. Things are always a bit wacky with me. A little bit left of the middle, a bit obscure and a tad crazy. I just don’t buy any concept of normal because life is too short for silly billy rules. So when I heard about Read more about Backpacking in Kaliningrad: My Wacky Stay at the Crazy Dog Hostel in Kaliningrad City[…]

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at Hostel Cycle On in Gdańsk

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at Hostel Cycle On in Gdańsk

My return to Poland for my fourth visit meant a first time arrival in Gdańsk. This was a city that interested me through the years for many reasons. Firstly, back at Ards Tech. as a student I studied the history of it all, secondly my love for Micronations and Unusual Republics – as this was once Read more about Backpacking in Poland: Staying at Hostel Cycle On in Gdańsk[…]

Backpacking in Belgium: Staying at Charlie Rockets Hostel in Bruges

Backpacking in Belgium: Staying at Charlie Rockets Hostel in Bruges

In 2016, I finally gave some airtime to Belgium. Yes, I had been before but I breezed through it on a road trip with my German mate Rene. After Northern Ireland got knocked out of the Euros in France, I made the fast decision to head on a Megabus to Brussells and after seeing some Read more about Backpacking in Belgium: Staying at Charlie Rockets Hostel in Bruges[…]