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[…]

Not Backpacking in The Other World Kingdom: My Visa Declined Due to Castle Public Closure

Not Backpacking in The Other World Kingdom: My Visa Declined Due to Castle Public Closure

**All photos on this post are copyright of Other World Kingdom. Visa declination is tough on our travels. In the past I have struggled with visas for China, Algeria, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Suriname and a few others. I have also been totally declined visas for Sealand and the Kingdom of Elleore – both in 2015. Read more about Not Backpacking in The Other World Kingdom: My Visa Declined Due to Castle Public Closure[…]

Backpacking in Norway: My Most Memorable Experiences

2015 was in many ways my favourite ever year of travel. So many things happened in that year that epitomised by travel style. Firstly, I visited over 10 unrecognised countries, including Christiania, Ladonia, Uzupis, Austenasia, Adammia, Lagoan Isles and Podjistan. It was one of the craziest years for that. But as well as that madness, Read more about Backpacking in Norway: My Most Memorable Experiences[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Pub Crawl in Munich With Size Matters Beer Tours

Backpacking in Bavaria: A Guide to Visiting Munich

Are you ready to visit the heart of Bavaria? From the lively beer gardens, host of museums, as well as everything between, Munich offers plenty for you to see and do. From tips on how to tie your dirndl to why the green man should be respected, here are unwritten tips and rules that will Read more about Backpacking in Bavaria: A Guide to Visiting Munich[…]

Backpacking in Poland: My Wonderful Stay at the Green House Hostel in Gdynia

I first backpacked to the port city of Gdynia in July 2016 for a food tour with Eat Polska and I was based in nearby Gdansk at the Hostel Cycle On. My reason for staying in Gdańsk was to meet some friends, tour the city and visit the Pomorskie region. That day, I had no idea Read more about Backpacking in Poland: My Wonderful Stay at the Green House Hostel in Gdynia[…]

Bikepacking In Gdańsk: Touring Gdańsk with Poland By Locals and Baja Bikes

Bikepacking In Gdańsk: Touring Gdańsk with Poland By Locals and Baja Bikes

I was back in the Polish city of Gdańsk recently and decided to do a bicycle tour. In the past I have gone cycling in quite a few cities including Montevideo, Soweto, Dongguan, Zhuhai and Munich. Gdańsk is a super City to explore on bicycle, as it is vast, has many different districts, some parts Read more about Bikepacking In Gdańsk: Touring Gdańsk with Poland By Locals and Baja Bikes[…]

Backpacking and Camping in the South of England: Reflections from My Bournemouth Days

I often dwell on my days spent on England’s South Coast. It’s a beautiful part of the world and having spent 6 years in Bournemouth and Poole, it’s a place I get sentimental about. I return these days on average about once a year, normally to coincide it with a trip to Dean Court to Read more about Backpacking and Camping in the South of England: Reflections from My Bournemouth Days[…]

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