Backpacking in Albania: On Arrival in Tirana, I Had Completed Every UEFA Country But Had Deep Depression

Backpacking in Albania: On Arrival in Tirana, I Had Completed Every UEFA Country But Had Deep Depression

“A valued destiny comes to nothing”- New Order. Although alphabetically first in terms of UEFA countries, Albania ended up being the last UEFA country that I visited. At the ripe old age of 41, I landed in Tirana, Albania on a flight from Vienna. This was no paradise or backpacker’s dream. Happiness, like many things Read more about Backpacking in Albania: On Arrival in Tirana, I Had Completed Every UEFA Country But Had Deep Depression[…]

Backpacking In Albania: Staying At The Quirky Tirana Backpacker Hostel

“Water’s running in the wrong direction; got a feeling it’s a mixed up sign” – Girls Aloud. When I finally made it to my last European UEFA country in 2021, it was Albania. Alphabetically this should have been the first. But alas, through all my troubles and strife and fuelled by depression, I eventually rocked Read more about Backpacking In Albania: Staying At The Quirky Tirana Backpacker Hostel[…]

Backpacking in Albania: Staying At Hostel Central Shkodër, Albania

It was meant to be a celebration for me when I finally backpacked in Albania. This was my final country in the UEFA jigsaw. But life has been so depressing the last 5-6 years and even moreso during COVID when travel was stagnant and I had a serious of outrageous accidents and incidents, which cannot Read more about Backpacking in Albania: Staying At Hostel Central Shkodër, Albania[…]

Nature Houses: Excellent Relaxing Homes To Rent In Mainland Europe

Down the years of travelling, I loved mixing up the places I slept in. I once wrote an article about the weirdest places I stayed in. This included a mock Titanic Hotel in a country that doesn’t exist – the Eclectic Hotel in Vank, Nagorno Karabakh. I also slept on a ship anchored off Antarctica, Read more about Nature Houses: Excellent Relaxing Homes To Rent In Mainland Europe[…]

Top 5 things to do in Chania on the island of Crete, Greece

6 Tips for successfully organizing a touristic adventure in Greece 

Whether it is a business trip or a family vacation, no matter the occasion, an event or touristic adventure has to positively mark customers. Even more so when it takes place in Greece. With this in mind, we’ve prepared a mini guide with six tips for the successful organization by a b2b tour operator in Read more about 6 Tips for successfully organizing a touristic adventure in Greece […]

I Went To Gdańsk With Somebody: How A Northern Irishman Ended Up In Poland

I Went To Gdańsk With Somebody: How A Northern Irishman Ended Up In Poland

“I want to dance with somebody” – Whitney Houston. On my other project and the blog about my life in Poland, I am proud to announce that my latest book, I Went To Gdańsk With Somebody is in its final edits and should be released at some point in early 2022. Following my “Backpacking Centurion” Read more about I Went To Gdańsk With Somebody: How A Northern Irishman Ended Up In Poland[…]

Backpacking in Germany: Top 5 Memories

Down the years I have amassed over 10 visits to Germany, visiting around 15 different cities, towns and villages in the country. Since 2016, I relocated to Poland and with Germany next door, I also visited it a few times including the impressive Marburg adventure and my overlanding into the Kingdom of Romkerhall. These are Read more about Backpacking in Germany: Top 5 Memories[…]