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[…]

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[…]

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