Backpacking in Kuwait: Walking Around Salmiya District

After arriving at Kuwait International Airport and getting my Kuwaiti Visa, I headed to the Salmiya District where I booked into the Ibis Salmiya Hotel on Salem Al Mubarak Street. Salmiya district is on the east side of Kuwait City and lies right on the Arabian Gulf. It’s worth a leisurely stroll and at least Read more about Backpacking in Kuwait: Walking Around Salmiya District[…]

How to Get a Kuwait Tourist Visa on Arrival at Kuwait International Airport

So after spending around 6 months in Europe (my longest jaunt to my home continent in 6 years), I decided to head back to Hong Kong. But there’s no point in flying over endless countries without seeing them, so I decided on a stop over on route. I’ve been to the Middle East a load Read more about How to Get a Kuwait Tourist Visa on Arrival at Kuwait International Airport[…]

Staying at the Ibis Salmiya Hotel, Kuwait City, Kuwait

After my longest stint in Europe for about 6 years, it was time to head back towards Asia. A new country beckoned on the way though and I plumped for Kuwait. Bordering Iraq and Saudi Arabia, Kuwait is a small country in the Middle East which doesn’t attract as many tourists as it should. I Read more about Staying at the Ibis Salmiya Hotel, Kuwait City, Kuwait[…]

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Backpacking In England: Visiting Poirot’s Flat, Whitehaven Mansions, Barbican, London

My fascination for crime dramas and thrillers isn’t something I’ve really mentioned on here. In fact I’ve never bought a Television in my life (my parents bought me one back in the day though) nor do I ever even look for one in a hotel room, hostel lounge or any flat that I happen to Read more about Backpacking In England: Visiting Poirot’s Flat, Whitehaven Mansions, Barbican, London[…]

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Backpacking in Hong Kong: My Top 5 Sights

This post has been a long time coming and you probably wonder why I never condensed Hong Kong into a top 5 before. But better late than never – here it is. I like to think I’m pretty knowledgeable on backpacking in Hong Kong. The reason being I basically just turned up with my backpack Read more about Backpacking in Hong Kong: My Top 5 Sights[…]

Backpacking in England: A Cheapskate's Guide to Doing London For Free

Backpacking in England: Visiting the Famous Abbey Road in St. John’s Wood, London

I’ve mentioned before how London is one of my favourite cities on the planet. It’s the buzz of it, the thousands of different districts, the pubs by every tube station, the 12 league football teams. It’s a great city and one I once lived and worked in. These days however, I pass through the English Read more about Backpacking in England: Visiting the Famous Abbey Road in St. John’s Wood, London[…]

Backpacking in the Basque Country: Top 5 Sights in Bilbao

After exploring magical Donostia in the Basque Country, I ended up in the city of Bilbao. Bilbao is the largest city in the Basque Country and also the liveliest. There’s always something happening. The city is built around a river and some hills, giving it a real feel of city identity. No countryside or scattered Read more about Backpacking in the Basque Country: Top 5 Sights in Bilbao[…]