Backpacking in Belarus: Staying at the Kip Town Hostel in Grodno

Backpacking in Belarus: Staying at the Kip Town Hostel in Grodno

2018 meant a welcome return to Belarus after a gap of 11 years. While my 2007 adventure took me to Babruysk and Minsk, here in 2018 I backpacked Grodno after another gruelling visa struggle at the Belarus Embassy (in Warsaw this time). Grodno is a cool city in western Belarus. Its only about 20 minutes Read more about Backpacking in Belarus: Staying at the Kip Town Hostel in Grodno[…]

Backpacking in Cyprus: Staying at the Only Hostel in Nicosia, Costas Hostel Action in Tseri

I went backpacking in Cyprus in order to visit both Northern Cyprus (the Turkish part) and the main part of Cyprus (which is mostly Greek influenced). Both of course are real countries in my own eyes and made it onto my wacaday list. It’s a really interesting island, much more exciting than I expected. There is Read more about Backpacking in Cyprus: Staying at the Only Hostel in Nicosia, Costas Hostel Action in Tseri[…]

Backpacking in Portugal: My Stay at the Famous Central Lisboa Hostel

Backpacking in Portugal: My Stay at the Lisboa Central Hostel in Lisboa. So whatever fate brought me to Lisbon (Lisboa) again after all these years, I will never know. In fact, I will know and will share it when life slows down a notch. It was a sentimental late 2017 visit when I soul sook Read more about Backpacking in Portugal: My Stay at the Famous Central Lisboa Hostel[…]

Backpacking in San Marino: My Stay at the Affitta Camere Franciosi Hostel, San Marino City

Backpacking in San Marino: My Stay at the Affitta Camere Franciosi Hostel, San Marino City

“On that damp and lonely Thursday years ago” – Jarvis Cocker. When I look back on my early travel adventures, I forget how many obscure and ridiculous cities I was crackpacking through. Quite simply, I never wrote about lots of them on here. I have all my notes and folders still and will get them Read more about Backpacking in San Marino: My Stay at the Affitta Camere Franciosi Hostel, San Marino City[…]

Backpacking in Morocco: My Stay at the Kaktus Hostel in Marrakesh

I finally arrived in Morocco in 2017 and it was time to be a backpacker in one of the most backpacked countries in Africa. It was also my fifth visit to Africa and my tenth African country (or twelfth if I count transits at the airports in Kenya and Mauritania, but I don’t). My previous Read more about Backpacking in Morocco: My Stay at the Kaktus Hostel in Marrakesh[…]

Backpacking in Germany: Staying at the Frankfurt Hostel

On my eighth adventure to Germany, I finally made it to Frankfurt am Main. This almost felt like another full circle for me as I had previously visited Frankfurt Oder in 2005 on my first ever trip to Germany. Yes there are two Frankfurts in Germany, this is the biggest and more famous one – Read more about Backpacking in Germany: Staying at the Frankfurt Hostel[…]

Backpacking in Malta: Staying at the Corner Hostel in Sliema

As part of my backpacking tour of Malta and the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, I wanted to experience staying in a few different places. Having already toured Valletta, Tri City, Popeye Village, Gozo Island, Comino Island and a few other places, I ended up in Sliema at the end of my trip. I was Read more about Backpacking in Malta: Staying at the Corner Hostel in Sliema[…]

Tuesdays’ Travel Tips: Saving Money By Booking Hotels On Agoda

Having travelled the world far and wide for the last 14 years, I am now bringing my readers some good discounts and ways to save money as you start your journeys, now mine has been stalled slightly. I have teamed up with Agoda, and apart from contacting hotels personally, Agoda are the ONLY website I Read more about Tuesdays’ Travel Tips: Saving Money By Booking Hotels On Agoda[…]

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