Backpacking in Malta: A Tallinja Card – The Easiest and Also the Worst Way to Travel Around Malta and Gozo

I finally made it to Malta in September 2017. It was country 155 on my list of 626 and one of the final four recognised European countries I have not yet visited. The other three are Albania, Cyprus and Northern Cyprus. As a Brucie bonus I also got to backpack through the Sovereign Military Order Read more about Backpacking in Malta: A Tallinja Card – The Easiest and Also the Worst Way to Travel Around Malta and Gozo[…]

Backpacking in Kyrgyzstan: How to Get From Bishkek to Manas International Airport

“It’s decision time again; our love will stretch a little bit” – Everything But The Girl. Possibly the most important thing you can do when backpacking in Kyrgyzstan is to stay at Apple Hostel in Bishkek. Things run extremely smoothly from here. Not only is it the best hostel in the city (and probably the Read more about Backpacking in Kyrgyzstan: How to Get From Bishkek to Manas International Airport[…]

Taking a Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour of Stockholm, Sweden with Gray Line

On my second visit to the Swedish capital city of Stockholm, I actually ended up doing a Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour for the second time. It was 8 years apart and in different seasons, but with Stockholm being such a spread out capital, and one with more water than land, it makes sense Read more about Taking a Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour of Stockholm, Sweden with Gray Line[…]

Vilnius City Tour: My Audio Guided Bus Tour of Lithuania’s Capital

You’ll hear me say this all the time but it always always rings true – no matter where I go I am constantly inspired and impressed by places. I honestly had no idea what an impression little Lithuania would leave on me and I was overaud by it all. Having kicked things off in Kaunas, Read more about Vilnius City Tour: My Audio Guided Bus Tour of Lithuania’s Capital[…]

Backpacking in Nicaragua: How to get from Leon to Granada for $2.80

As I’m backpacking in Nicaragua this week, I thought I’d give you a quick post on the costs of bus travel within the country, especially as recently the Lonely Planet sucks at giving you the correct information and the fastest, cheapest and easiest ways to travel around. For most of Central America, it has been wildly Read more about Backpacking in Nicaragua: How to get from Leon to Granada for $2.80[…]

Tuesday’s Travel Problems: Bus Bugs

It’s been a while since I’ve written a post on Tuesday’s Travel Problems and the only real excuse for this is being occupied on other things, such as writing about getting visas, crossing borders, backpacking through villages and jungle tours. If you read my post a few years back on the need to avoid insect Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Problems: Bus Bugs[…]

World Borders: How to Get from Jerusalem to Bethlehem (Israel to Palestine)

Things have calmed down slightly in terms of this border crossing. Yes the massive separation walls are as blatant as a Jewish penis at an orgy, but crossing the border doesn’t have the same stigma attached to it as it once did. The crossing from Jerusalem into Bethlehem is actually rather straight forward these days. Read more about World Borders: How to Get from Jerusalem to Bethlehem (Israel to Palestine)[…]

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Monday’s Money Saving Tips: The Cheapest Way to Get to Hong Kong Airport

My money saving tips on Hong Kong haven’t really been covered too much on here, backpacking round the rest of Asia and the Middle East has taken priority recently, so it’s back to Hong Kong this month to get caught up on my work and plan my next travels. I class myself as a bit Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: The Cheapest Way to Get to Hong Kong Airport[…]