Backpacking in Bulgaria: Top 10 Sights in Plovdiv Old Town

The city of Plovdiv is somewhat undermined. It’s Bulgaria’s second biggest city yet bobs along almost unheard of to those who haven’t been there. It made a natural stop off city for me in between exploring the medieval town of Veliko Tarnovo and a dose of Sofia the capital. I knew I would only stay Read more about Backpacking in Bulgaria: Top 10 Sights in Plovdiv Old Town[…]

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How To Keep Up With Your Studies While Travelling

The pace of academic life can be a bit daunting at times. It can seem even more so if life is always taking you to other places outside the safety and normalcy of home or dormitory. If your lifestyle involves travel but you also want to maintain a successful academic career, it is essential to Read more about How To Keep Up With Your Studies While Travelling[…]

Backpacking in Ramallah, Palestine: 5 Things to See and Do in the Palestinian Capital City

Ramallah sits proud and un-noticed. In reality, it’s the capital city of Palestine. Whether you believe that Palestine is a country or not, isn’t the point. Ramallah remains a Palestinian stronghold, nestled shyly north of the border between Israel and Palestine, this is the centre of the Palestinian authority. Politics aside, but with a bit Read more about Backpacking in Ramallah, Palestine: 5 Things to See and Do in the Palestinian Capital City[…]

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Backpacking in Israel: Top 5 Sights in Haifa

We spent 4 days hanging out in Haifa on the west coast of Israel and the story went back a few years. While backpacking in New Zealand in 2010 I met a cool Israeli couple. Three years later and we met up again. After spending our first day and night in the Port Inn in Read more about Backpacking in Israel: Top 5 Sights in Haifa[…]

Top 7 Gambling Destinations in the World

The holiday season can be defined by many things, but the particular things that interests wide variety of people are cool tourist attractions, beaches, nightlife, luxury hotels, casinos, bars and restaurants. There are lots of cool places for you to spend your holiday time with fun and excitement. But all of them do not have Read more about Top 7 Gambling Destinations in the World[…]

Backpacking in the Sovereign Military Order of Malta: Top 22 Sights in Fort St. Angelo Upper Section

Backpacking in the Sovereign Military Order of Malta: Top 22 Sights in The Knights Private Residence in Fort St. Angelo

“We are never going to survive unless, we are a little crazy” – Seal. It was time for another sublime adventure on my ongoing backpacking tourist trip. I recently had the joy of going backpacking through the Sovereign Military Order of Malta – you might not have heard about this order or country – literally Read more about Backpacking in the Sovereign Military Order of Malta: Top 22 Sights in The Knights Private Residence in Fort St. Angelo[…]

40 Most Unusual or Obscure Countries I Have Visited

If you have followed the blog for what is now 10 years, you might be aware I have a passion for the obscure and absurd. Backpacking places like Rome, Paris and New York just didn’t excite me any more. It has to be a little bit off the wall, off the map, somewhere lots of Read more about 40 Most Unusual or Obscure Countries I Have Visited[…]

Backpacking in Poland: Top 20 Sights in Tczew

Backpacking in Poland: Top 23 Sights in Tczew

When you tour cities you have never heard of, your journey is often lifted. I wasn’t feeling good when I first arrived in Tczew but I got perked up here and as I discovered, there was a lot to see and do in this pretty town! After my time in other towns and cities in Read more about Backpacking in Poland: Top 23 Sights in Tczew[…]

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