Backpacking In The Bahamas: My Dorm Room Stay At Humes House, Nassau, New Providence

“Name’s Bond, James Bond” – James Bond. On my 2022 – 2023 Christmas and New Year trip, my last destination in The Caribbean on that trip was The Bahamas. I chose to stay on the island of New Providence, which houses Nassau, the capital city and I went backpacking glory days loyal by choosing a Read more about Backpacking In The Bahamas: My Dorm Room Stay At Humes House, Nassau, New Providence[…]

Backpacking In Jamaica: Staying At The Famous Dancehall Hostel in Kingston Town

Backpacking In Jamaica: Staying At The Famous Dancehall Hostel in Kingston Town

Cancelled flights, Marley songs, Bolt runs and Robbie Earle goals…it was finally time for me to visit the home of The Reggae Boys. 💚🇯🇲I would be arriving by jet plane into the realms of Kingston Town… “And my queen will come at dawn. She’ll be waiting in Kingston Town” – UB40. I got wind of Read more about Backpacking In Jamaica: Staying At The Famous Dancehall Hostel in Kingston Town[…]

Backpacking In Curaçao: Dorm Pod Life At Bed And Bike, Willemstad

Backpacking In Curaçao: Dorm Pod Life At Bed And Bike, Pietermaai, Willemstad

“There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges” – Ernest Hemingway. Curaçao was an unexpected oddball bonus for me. I wasn’t really supposed to be here! But by way of four cancelled flights on my 2022 – Read more about Backpacking In Curaçao: Dorm Pod Life At Bed And Bike, Pietermaai, Willemstad[…]

Colonial Charm on Hispaniola: My Comfy Stay At Novus Plaza Hotel In Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Colonial Charm on Hispaniola: My Comfy Stay At Novus Plaza Hotel In Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

On my 2022 to 2023 Caribbean adventure, I visited the magical mysterious island of Hispaniola for the first time ever. This always held intrigue for me. It was another of those islands split into different countries and therefore I had to visit both Haiti 🇭🇹and the Dominican Republic 🇩🇴. Here are a few other split Read more about Colonial Charm on Hispaniola: My Comfy Stay At Novus Plaza Hotel In Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic[…]

My second night was in the Tula Room

Backpacking In Cuba: My Quirky, Arty Stay At Malecon 663, The Trendiest Hotel In Havana

“Operation Peter Pan. America – The Devil’s playground” – Manic Street Preachers. In December 2022, I decided to finally backpack in Cuba, flying into Havana from Madrid on what was to be my second Christmas in a row backpacking the Caribbean. After COVID and many personal moments of clear depression and exposition of liars, it Read more about Backpacking In Cuba: My Quirky, Arty Stay At Malecon 663, The Trendiest Hotel In Havana[…]

Backpacking In Cuba: Casa Amada - Sleeping In An Old Colonial House In Havana

Backpacking In Cuba: Casa Amada – Sleeping In An Old Colonial House In Havana

In December 2022, I decided to finally backpack in Cuba, flying in from Madrid on what was to be my second Christmas in a row backpacking the Caribbean. After COVID and many personal moments of clear depression and exposition of liars, it always felt like a great escape from the horrors of Europe. Plus as Read more about Backpacking In Cuba: Casa Amada – Sleeping In An Old Colonial House In Havana[…]

My cosy dorm room at Park Hostel, Port Au Prince, Haiti

Backpacking In Haiti: My Stay At The Best Backpackers Hostel in Port-Au-Prince – The Park Hostel

“Did you decide that all by yourself? There’s no time for moderation” – Louise Wener. Two cancelled flights in, a delay on the third one, a night in a cosy dorm, a football groundhopping adventure, sunset beers, spicy spaghetti from the street food vendors, a central square, a night on the rip, a swanky spontaneous Read more about Backpacking In Haiti: My Stay At The Best Backpackers Hostel in Port-Au-Prince – The Park Hostel[…]

Backpacking In Spain: My Stay In The Scout Hostel, Madrid

Backpacking In Spain: My Stay In The Scout Hostel, Madrid

I made a surprise double return to Spain in 2022. Firstly, I ended up in the summertime in both Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria – my only brace of Canary Islands to date. Then, in December 2022 when I decided to finally backpack in Cuba, the easiest flight option turned out to be a direct flight Read more about Backpacking In Spain: My Stay In The Scout Hostel, Madrid[…]