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[…]

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[…]

My Cosy Night In Shakespeare's Town: The Queen's Head, Stratford-upon-Avon, England

My Cosy Night In Shakespeare’s Town: The Queen’s Head, Stratford-upon-Avon, England

“Is this a dagger which I see before me?” – Macbeth. Years later than billed, far too late in my life I finally ended up in Shakespeare’s Town! Here I was in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. One aspect to backpacking in England that I enjoy is the traditionalness of it all. I love a good old style Read more about My Cosy Night In Shakespeare’s Town: The Queen’s Head, Stratford-upon-Avon, England[…]

Backpacking In The Canary Isles: My Stay At Alojamiento Playa Chica, Puerto Del Rosario, Fuerteventura

Backpacking In The Canary Islands: My Stay At Alojamiento Playa Chica, Puerto Del Rosario, Fuerteventura

In July 2022, I finally arrived in The Canary Islands. This remote part of Spain is off the coast of Africa! The eight main islands are (from largest to smallest in area) Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro and La Graciosa. If you look at the below map, it is weird Read more about Backpacking In The Canary Islands: My Stay At Alojamiento Playa Chica, Puerto Del Rosario, Fuerteventura[…]

Backpacking In Guernsey: My Stay In The Captain's, Saint Martin

Backpacking In Guernsey: My Stay In The Captain’s, Saint Martin

“Good morning the captain” – Condor Ferries Captain (2009). July 2022 and Northern Ireland are playing at Euro 2022 – we end up playing a hat-trick of matches in Southampton. The thing is though, as an AFC Bournemouth fan I had never been that fond of Southampton as a city and as a result, during Read more about Backpacking In Guernsey: My Stay In The Captain’s, Saint Martin[…]

Backpacking in Alderney: My Feast Over Fire With The Blonde Hedgehog at La Frette Farm 🟡🦔

Backpacking in Alderney: My Feast Over Fire With The Blonde Hedgehog at La Frette Farm 🟡🦔

Alderney was my sixth Channel Island to visit and I lined up some magical adventures here when I finally arrived in Saint Anne in July 2022. On the Saturday night, I headed from the capital city Saint Anne out to the countryside where I attended the intriguing Feast Over Fire experience with quirky, cleverly named Read more about Backpacking in Alderney: My Feast Over Fire With The Blonde Hedgehog at La Frette Farm 🟡🦔[…]