Backpacking in Królestwo Dreamlandu: The Obscure Polish Micronation

My 2016 travels took me to the Polish seaside port of Gdynia and later, through a travel friend, Karolina, to Tczew. I toured Gdynia because I was reviewing a cool food tour for Eat Polska, while based at the marvellous Cycle On Hostel in Gdansk. I later toured Tczew before depression kicked in and Don’t Read more about Backpacking in Królestwo Dreamlandu: The Obscure Polish Micronation[…]

Disturbia in Serbia: Backpacking Belgrade, No Red Star Delight

“Where are you when the sun goes down, you’re so far away from me” – Dire Straits. Disturbia: Backpacking in Red Star Belgrade, Serbia. A country which offered me a hat trick of names over the years was also one I neglected to wham into my backpack. As a 10 year old I watched Yugoslavia Read more about Disturbia in Serbia: Backpacking Belgrade, No Red Star Delight[…]

Backpacking in Poland: The Time I Went Speed Dating in Warszawa

Long before I had this blog, and when I was also single, back in 2004 as a student at Bournemouth University, in England, I went to a “Speed Dating night” with my friends Lock in Lee, Mad Mike and Jody. At the time, reality events and TV shows were all the rage, I appeared in Read more about Backpacking in Poland: The Time I Went Speed Dating in Warszawa[…]

My Stay at the Hotel Ibis Centrum, Krakow, Poland

It is always an emotional return for me to cities I backpacked through before I started my new life in Poland. As a tourist, I visited Poland 4 times before moving here in 2016. One of those trips saw a train journey to the popular city of Kraków. At the time, I was coming into Read more about My Stay at the Hotel Ibis Centrum, Krakow, Poland[…]

Backpacking in Narnia: Crossing From Belfast, Northern Ireland into This Magical Land

The latest wacaday country adventure for my backpack was a return to the land of Narnia, a real country for sure and another interesting one, on what has now ridiculously become a 151 country tour of planet earth on route to 200 countries. While there might be 626 countries to visit (and nobody will ever Read more about Backpacking in Narnia: Crossing From Belfast, Northern Ireland into This Magical Land[…]

The Reason For My 13 Months of Depression and Daily Suicidal Thoughts

The Reason For My 13 Months of Depression and Daily Suicidal Thoughts

“You’ll never change what’s been and gone” – Noel Gallagher. I have tried to explain my depression to thousands of people over the last 13 months and still the only person who gets it and understands it is ME. It is frustrating but good that I know who I am and I won’t change for Read more about The Reason For My 13 Months of Depression and Daily Suicidal Thoughts[…]

Our Family Dog: Rocky and His New Pure Dog Food, Perfect for Picky and Sensitive Dogs

Sometimes, I need to take a break from travel completely and I guess I generally do that on my trips home to Northern Ireland, despite my 2014 Northern Ireland tour. When I return to my sensational Northern Irish homeland, one star of my show was never given much publicity on here – my family’s dog Read more about Our Family Dog: Rocky and His New Pure Dog Food, Perfect for Picky and Sensitive Dogs[…]

Wander Free in the Wild, in the Heart of London!

“Look deeply into nature and you will understand everything better.” ~ Albert Einstein. Even Einstein, a man of science and reason, believed in the ‘magic’ of nature and you should too. We’ve listed down a few upcoming excursions being conducted in London’s famous Hyde Park, for you to get up close and personal with nature Read more about Wander Free in the Wild, in the Heart of London![…]