Backpacking in Germany: How to get from Berlin ZOB Bus Station to Tegel International Airport

Berlin has become a transport hub for me now that I live in Poland. International flights and especially those to Africa and the Middle East don’t really have many direct options from Poland. But with the Warsaw / Łódź / Poznań Polskibuses to Berlin being so cheap, fast and cosy, I now often crackpack my Read more about Backpacking in Germany: How to get from Berlin ZOB Bus Station to Tegel International Airport[…]

Find Nature and Cultural Excellence while Backpacking in Thailand

Despite its over-touristic promotion, most visitors and backpackers find a perfect vacation when they travel off to Thailand – the travel hub of Southeastern Asia. You can fly to the capital city Bangkok and then travel around to feel the natural beauty of the land. There are lush green jungles and expansive beaches of white Read more about Find Nature and Cultural Excellence while Backpacking in Thailand[…]

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[…]

Looking for My Police Car: My Return To Portugal After 26 Years

Looking for My Police Car: My Return To Portugal After 36 Years

“Where’s my peeler car?” – Northern Irish guy lost his police car. Have you ever flown to a country 37 years later to find a police car you lost 37 years ago? No, well, oddly I have. In my entire life, Portugal may well end up being the country that had the biggest timeframe between Read more about Looking for My Police Car: My Return To Portugal After 36 Years[…]

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[…]

The Veganuary Guide to Mainland United Kingdom

With the New Year fully under way and health and fitness taking centre stage in the media, many people are taking the challenge to go plant based with the pledge to stay away from all animal products for the entire month of January to help improve their health, the environment and animal welfare. The team Read more about The Veganuary Guide to Mainland United Kingdom[…]

How to get Kaliningrad visa in Gdansk

How to Get A 72 Hour Kaliningrad Visa While Based in Gdańsk, Poland

There are always a few tough beasts to crack in the visa world as we backpack it hardcore. Russia is a tough enough one to get, and with the 2018 World Cup looming, many more people will be heading there come June. I have been to Russia years ago (2007) as well as two transits Read more about How to Get A 72 Hour Kaliningrad Visa While Based in Gdańsk, Poland[…]