Sunday’s Inspiration: Love Remains The Drug That’s The High, Not The Pill

“The more I get of you, the stranger it feels the air” – Seal. On the five year mark of the meeting in a Bucharest hostel kitchen, I just couldn’t help but get overtly sentimental, nostalgic and I plunged into a week of unusual dreams, unforeseen joys, draining pain, feelings of love and emotional ups Read more about Sunday’s Inspiration: Love Remains The Drug That’s The High, Not The Pill[…]

Why are so many online gambling companies based in Malta?

Online casinos, just like other private organizations want to make sure they run a cost-effective business. The end goal is to maximize profit, so they are inclined to choose the less expensive solutions whenever possible. At the same time, the most respectable companies, regardless of their profile will never compromise security or make concessions that Read more about Why are so many online gambling companies based in Malta?[…]

Backpacking in Poland: Sleeping in the Countryside at Pokoje Gościnne u Grażyny, Ojców

Backpacking in Poland: Sleeping in the Countryside at Pokoje Gościnne u Grażyny, Ojców

“It’s all too beautiful” – The Small Faces. Poland continues to surprise me, day by day and week by week. My latest adventure inside the country that has become my home was to the tranquil countryside village of Ojców. Here in misty, magical Ojców there are a range of less commercial, touristic sites away from the more Read more about Backpacking in Poland: Sleeping in the Countryside at Pokoje Gościnne u Grażyny, Ojców[…]

Backpacking in the Kingdom Of Wallachia: The Wacky Country Bordering Czechia

Backpacking in the Kingdom Of Wallachia: The Wacky Country Bordering Czechia

Valašské Kralovství – The Kingdom of Wallachia Let the madness begin again as I reached country 181 on my mission to visit 200 real countries at the age of 40. This place, the Kingdom of Wallachia (in Czech – Valašské Kralovství) dates back to 1997 and borders Czechia. It fitted in nicely with my trip to Prague Read more about Backpacking in the Kingdom Of Wallachia: The Wacky Country Bordering Czechia[…]

Backpacking in Czechia: Staying at the Huge Plus Hostel in Prague

In August 2007, I first visited Czechia, when this blog was only just released. On that trip, I arrived by flight into Prague and we backpacked Prague hardcore. I was with Lock In Lee Adams on that trip. I left by train to Decin, then onto Leipzig in Germany by train also. Despite passing through Read more about Backpacking in Czechia: Staying at the Huge Plus Hostel in Prague[…]

Backpacking in Kugel Mugel: A Spherical House Republic in Vienna, Austria

Backpacking in Kugel Mugel: A Spherical House Republic in Vienna, Austria

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! It was one of two new countries on my October 2019 tour, where I visited Poland, Austria, Kugel Mugel, Germany, Czechia and the Kingdom Read more about Backpacking in Kugel Mugel: A Spherical House Republic in Vienna, Austria[…]

Das Alte Gefängnis, Braunau Am Inn, Austria: Spending A Night in a Converted Prison in Hitler’s Town

“Escape from our history, history” – Manic Street Preachers. I headed back to Austria recently with two main places to be visited – the Republic of Kugel Mugel (a micronation in a sphere in Prater Park, Vienna) and the town of Braunau Am Inn. Braunau Am Inn is not exactly a backpacker’s paradise and is Read more about Das Alte Gefängnis, Braunau Am Inn, Austria: Spending A Night in a Converted Prison in Hitler’s Town[…]

Money-Saving Tips when Travelling in Cyprus

Cyprus is a gorgeous island in the Mediterranean. It is definitely worth a visit at least once in your lifetime. While it is certainly not the cheapest place in the world to travel, there are some choices you can make to increase its affordability. Consider the following tips to make a trip to Cyprus fit Read more about Money-Saving Tips when Travelling in Cyprus[…]

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