Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the famous Pink Panther's Hostel in Kraków

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the famous Pink Panther’s Hostel in Kraków

The Bluetones – “Slight Return” I returned to my deep backpacking roots recently with a visit to Kraków in Poland. I covered Kraków on here before back in 2015. At the time I visited Kazimierz district, toured the Old Town, Wawel Castle and Schindler’s Factory. I also visited the notorious German Death Camps at Auschwitz Read more about Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the famous Pink Panther’s Hostel in Kraków[…]

Александр Мюллер Санкт-Петербург

Backpacking in the Republic of Ireland: Top 6 Sights in Dublin

“In Dublin’s fair city where the girls are so pretty, I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone” – Irish Folk Song. As you might have read, I come from and grew up in Northern Ireland. Back in the 1980s, backpacking in Dublin and Cork was only hearsay to me. But in 1995 I Read more about Backpacking in the Republic of Ireland: Top 6 Sights in Dublin[…]

Backpacking in Kugel Mugel: A Spherical House Republic in Vienna

Backpacking in Kugel Mugel: A Spherical House Republic in Vienna

Deep in Vienna, Austria sits yet another crazy wacky republic. This one is a spherical ball that is a house and a separate country that borders Austria. This is Kugel Mugel! This has to be one for an upcoming whackpacking adventure. The Republic of Kugelmugel is a country located at the Prater in Vienna, Austria (where I backpacked in 2005 before Read more about Backpacking in Kugel Mugel: A Spherical House Republic in Vienna[…]

Backpacking in Israel and Palestine: Best Restaurants in Jerusalem

When you are visiting Israel or Palestine, it’s a good idea to sample the food as well as take in the sights. Israeli and Palestinian cuisine is a melting pot of flavors from all over the world: Middle Eastern, American, Indian, Moroccan, and Eastern European, among others. It would be a mistake to skip trying Read more about Backpacking in Israel and Palestine: Best Restaurants in Jerusalem[…]

World Borders: Crossing the Former Berlin Wall from East Germany (DDR) into West Germany (FROG)

“You’ll never change what’s been and gone” – Noel Gallagher. There is no tongue in cheek and definitely no apologies for one of the most blatant tourist sites / sights (delete as appropriate) ever covered on here. The fact is I should’ve written about this crossing years ago. It was March 2005 as a dreamy Read more about World Borders: Crossing the Former Berlin Wall from East Germany (DDR) into West Germany (FROG)[…]

How, When and Why To Visit The Vatican City?

  If you’re going to visit Vatican City for the first time in your life, there’s a long list of attractions that are very sought after, especially in spring and summer. It’s nearly impossible visiting Vatican City without making a reservation at least of the Vatican Museums. However, the best way to get the most Read more about How, When and Why To Visit The Vatican City?[…]

5 Best Places to Visit in Portugal

Portugal may be small, but it’s also affordable, versatile, welcoming, and full of natural wonders to explore. Portugal has a mesmerizing culture, as well as a fascinating blend of old and new world aesthetic that spreads across a sensational landscape. For those who are looking for culture, history, beaches, and adventure while road tripping, here Read more about 5 Best Places to Visit in Portugal[…]

Backpacking in England: Best Things to See and Do in Romsey

Romsey is one of the best places to choose to visit. And it’s pretty simple. They have historical sites and monuments to visit and, of course, cultural attractions, together with some adventurous and funny activities to do around Romsey. It also has places to eat and drink, because you have to take your energy from Read more about Backpacking in England: Best Things to See and Do in Romsey[…]

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