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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Backpacking in Poland: Top 20 Places to Visit in Starogard Gdański

After my time in the beautiful city of Gdańsk, I knew it wasn’t quite off the wall enough in Poland for me. I needed another Polish city with a few less tourists and some new charms. In my first two weeks in Gdańsk, I took two side trips – first to Gdynia for a food tour Read more about Backpacking in Poland: Top 20 Places to Visit in Starogard Gdański[…]

Backpacking in Romania: Top 5 Sights in Bucharest

Backpacking in Romania: Top 5 Sights in Bucharest

Bucharest is a truly under-rated city to visit, and it took me a while to make it here. Despite visiting Romania’s neighbouring countries a few times, it wasn’t until November 2014 that I arrived in the capital city, Bucharest. It’s a huge city, great for night life, the locals are very friendly and it also Read more about Backpacking in Romania: Top 5 Sights in Bucharest[…]

Backpacking in Kyrgyzstan: My Top 20 Sights in Bishkek

“The world is closing in. Did you ever think that we could be so close, like brothers? The future’s in the air. I can feel it everywhere.” – Scorpions I cry writing this, but you knew that. It’s damn emotional. Bishkek is a magnetic city. As my travel repertoire gained new momentum by reaching Central Read more about Backpacking in Kyrgyzstan: My Top 20 Sights in Bishkek[…]

Backpacking in Gorno Badakhshan: Top 12 Sights in Khorog, Capital of the Pamirs

Backpacking in Gorno Badakhshan: Top 22 Sights in Khorog, Capital of the Pamirs

On this adventure through Central Asia, I have already written about my wonderful stay in Pamir Lodge and the spontaneous live article from Khorog. This is a region known as Gorno Badakhshan and you need a separate permit to visit, away from the main part of Tajikistan, so pick up your Gorno Badakhshan permit and Read more about Backpacking in Gorno Badakhshan: Top 22 Sights in Khorog, Capital of the Pamirs[…]

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