Backpacking in Autistan: Another New Country Where Liars Are Unwelcome!

Backpacking in Autistan: Another New Country, Where Liars Are Unwelcome!

As a long term backpacker come whackpacker, I love the idea of backpacking new and unusual countries, mostly unrecognised places or wacaday micronations. Mental illness took over my life, caused by nasty serial liar Ola Mueller, who never found the strength to admit or apologise for her pure evil towards me and I almost killed Read more about Backpacking in Autistan: Another New Country, Where Liars Are Unwelcome![…]

Backpacking in Sweden: My Top 5 Fun Activities

While living in Poland has given me some kind of settled life away from the long term backpacking adventures, it is still in my mind that I could hop on the ferry to Sweden any day. It leaves from Gdynia daily from Poland’s Baltic Coast. Back in the day, I loved my time in Sweden, Read more about Backpacking in Sweden: My Top 5 Fun Activities[…]

The Night I Didnt Sh@g Vicky Everitt in Belfast City, Northern Ireland

Five Northern Irish Towns That Don’t Exist But Should

Growing up in Northern Ireland during what many globalites know as ‘the troubles’ was actually a joyous and wonderful time. There was comedy in tragedy and we often laughed within ourselves at the sheer randomic banter within the glorious six counties. We have loads of real towns. People actually live there. They work, eat, sleep, Read more about Five Northern Irish Towns That Don’t Exist But Should[…]

Backpacking in Portugal: 6 Things to See and Do in Lisbon

I ended up visiting Lisbon in Portugal three times in the last year despite having a 36 year absence from visiting Portugal at all. On my return to Portugal, in December 2017, I reminisced on my first visit back in 1981, when I visited with my Mum and Dad. On that first trip, I ended Read more about Backpacking in Portugal: 6 Things to See and Do in Lisbon[…]

Backpacking in Gozo, Malta: Top 6 Sights In and Around Victoria Rabat

Gozo is Malta’s second biggest island after the main island Malta itself and I had a great time here. I got the ferry from Malta to Gozo and headed straight to Victoria Rabat, capital city of Gozo. Gozo has a population of 31,446 and is a popular day trip from Malta (the main island). Lots Read more about Backpacking in Gozo, Malta: Top 6 Sights In and Around Victoria Rabat[…]

Welcome to Islandia: The World's Coolest New Micronation!!

Welcome to Islandia: The World’s Coolest New Micronation!!

“Maybe maybe it’s our nowhere towns” – Suede (Trash). In the last few years of travel, I have visited a lot of disputed states, unknown countries and debated regions. Travel became too mundane backpacking the same trend as everyone else, so I decided to go whackpacking instead – i.e. go backpacking in a wacky way. Read more about Welcome to Islandia: The World’s Coolest New Micronation!![…]

Staying at the Swanky Hotel Noemi, Venice, Italy

May 2009 saw my third visit to Italy in a period of 7 months, having never previously even visited the country at all! At the time, life was pretty good and I was madly in love with Hungarian dancer and overall good girl, Noemi Linzenbold. This time we backpacked Venice on a budget! Looking back Read more about Staying at the Swanky Hotel Noemi, Venice, Italy[…]

Backpacking in Turkmenistan: Top 20 Sights in Magnificent Ashgabat, City of the Future

Backpacking in Turkmenistan: Top 15 Sights in Magnificent Ashgabat, City of the Future

“Midnight at the Oasis” – Brand New Heavies. Make no mistake about it – Turkmenistan is totally worth the trip. It has a truly stunnigating capital city – Ashgabat. This is really the city of the future. It is a city full of crazy, cool and architecturally marvellous buildings and structures. As Turkmenistan is a Read more about Backpacking in Turkmenistan: Top 15 Sights in Magnificent Ashgabat, City of the Future[…]

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