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Backpacking in Adammia: A Quick Guide to This Unknown Secret Country Within Yorkshire, England

“So what’s it all about, do you really wanna know?” – Cast The latest weird and wacky adventure on my backpacking journey was to the little known country of Adammia. Officially known as the Empire of Adammia, this is a country which is landlocked by, and borders England and the United Kingdom. Geographically, the Empire Read more about Backpacking in Adammia: A Quick Guide to This Unknown Secret Country Within Yorkshire, England[…]

World Borders: My Journey from Yorkshire in England to Tytannia Province, Empire of Adammia

World Borders: My Journey from Yorkshire in England to Tytannia Province, Empire of Adammia

I’ve crossed a load of land borders in my time, and to be honest 90% of them are known borders. Public knowledge, they’re even on maps. This one, from the region of Yorkshire in England into the Tytannia Province in the Empire of Adammia is somewhat obscure. It’s not on any maps. In fact, I’d be Read more about World Borders: My Journey from Yorkshire in England to Tytannia Province, Empire of Adammia[…]

Staying at the Cottesmore Hotel Golf and Country Club in West Sussex Countryside, England

Being nomadic and on the move so much means I end up staying in a range of places, experiencing a huge spectrum of diverse overnight stays and bed hopping. In 2014, I had a few nights in beautiful English countryside retreats and I loved them. It was kind of the English country charm that I’d forgotten Read more about Staying at the Cottesmore Hotel Golf and Country Club in West Sussex Countryside, England[…]

World Borders: How to Get From England to the Grand Duchy of the Lagoan Isles

World Borders: How to Get From England to the Grand Duchy of the Lagoan Isles

Yet another unusual journey on my travels saw me head to the unknown country The Grand Duchy of the Lagoan Isles. It’s a mini self declared country which consists of three islands in a pond in the city of Portsmouth in England. Before you head there as a backpacker to tour the top sights of Read more about World Borders: How to Get From England to the Grand Duchy of the Lagoan Isles[…]

Backpacking In and Around the Grand Duchy of the Lagoan Isles: Top 8 Sights Near Baffin’s Pond

While the Lagoan Isles themselves are simply three tiny uninhabited islands on a pond and a wacky self declared micronation, there is plenty to see and do in the area for the eager backpacker. You might have read that I headed to check out this odd and wacky self declared country. It’s no more than Read more about Backpacking In and Around the Grand Duchy of the Lagoan Isles: Top 8 Sights Near Baffin’s Pond[…]

Backpacking in the Lagoan Isles: A Wacky Micronation Within Portsmouth, England

Backpacking in the Lagoan Isles: A Wacky Micronation Within Portsmouth, England

Here’s another wacky one for you from my latest backpacking journey – The Lagoan Isles. The Lagoan Isles, officially known as the Grand Duchy of the Lagoan Isles is a micronation centred on three small uninhabited islands in Baffin’s Pond, an outdoor nature reserve area in Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom. This is another of these Read more about Backpacking in the Lagoan Isles: A Wacky Micronation Within Portsmouth, England[…]

The Ultimate Monopoly Pub Crawl 2015 in London, England

Thirsty Thursdays: The Ultimate Monopoly Pub Crawl 2015 in London, England

Back in 2005, two years before this blog even existed, I was in a club in London, England with my mate John Johnson. The club was the Venue in New Cross. At the time, John told me it was on the Old Kent Road and on the heat of the moment, we decided there and Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: The Ultimate Monopoly Pub Crawl 2015 in London, England[…]

Backpacking in England: Staying at the Lea Hurst Hotel, Bournemouth, Dorset

If you have followed my travels down the years, you have probably heard me mention the seaside town of Bournemouth in Dorset, England a few times on my blog. I first visited this iconic coastal resort in 1994 on a family holiday. I later returned here to Bournemouth to live, work and study. It is a Read more about Backpacking in England: Staying at the Lea Hurst Hotel, Bournemouth, Dorset[…]