Backpacking in Herzegovina: My Stay at Hostel Dada, Mostar

Backpacking in Herzegovina: My Stay at Hostel Dada, Mostar

“I’ll see you in Mostar” – Ian Brown. Arrival into Herzegovina was nothing short of sensational in what was a tattered and torn year in this travel life, this travel blog, the story of which never really should have seen the light of day. The views were breathtaking as my Serbia to Bosnia to Herzegovina Read more about Backpacking in Herzegovina: My Stay at Hostel Dada, Mostar[…]

Backpacking in Afghanistan: My Homestay Experience in Masar e Sharif

Backpacking in Afghanistan: My Homestay Experience in Masar e Sharif

While backpacking in Afghanistan, I was delighted to be offered the chance of a homestay with a local family in the city of Masar e Sharif. In the years I’ve been travelling, I’ve had homestays in places like Israel, Iran, Uruguay, Nagorno Karabakh, Hungary, Tunisia and Transnistria. However Afghanistan was a whole new experience. The Read more about Backpacking in Afghanistan: My Homestay Experience in Masar e Sharif[…]

My Magical Winter Stay at Pamir Lodge in Khorog, Capital of the Pamirs, Gorno Badakhshan, Tajikistan

“They can come true, yeah. They can come true.” – Gabrielle Dreams can come true, apparently. Central Asia continued to inspire as I left behind the bright lights and modern parks of the Tajik capital city of Dushanbe on route to the Pamirs region, Gorno Badakhshan. This was off the wall stuff. Off the cliff I Read more about My Magical Winter Stay at Pamir Lodge in Khorog, Capital of the Pamirs, Gorno Badakhshan, Tajikistan[…]

GoCambio: Exciting New Free Travel and Skill Exchange Program

So if you have followed my journeys the last few years you might be aware that I get excited about new and upcoming ideas in the travel industry with a passion. I love seeing new, clever and quirky ideas to spice up my backpacking journeys. I remember all the doors that were suddenly opened by the Read more about GoCambio: Exciting New Free Travel and Skill Exchange Program[…]

Staying in an Israeli Kibbutz: Our Time in Mizra Kibbutz

I must be honest and say that I am just so delighted to finally get this story written up and posted. I won’t even apologise for the lateness of it – I’ve been busy backpacking my heart out for a few years and going back through my notebooks and memories, brings the best of these stories Read more about Staying in an Israeli Kibbutz: Our Time in Mizra Kibbutz[…]

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My Homestay in Balka, Tiraspol, Transnistria

You might have read my hotel and hostel reviews and wondered is that all I ever do, apart from the odd night camping. But it’s not, I’ve had countless homestays down the years in places like Ta Van (Vietnam), Montevideo (Uruguay), Tarjrish (Iran), Stepanakert (Nagorno Karabakh) and Mizra (Israel). The sad thing is I haven’t Read more about My Homestay in Balka, Tiraspol, Transnistria[…]