Backpacking In Moldova: My Dorm Stay At City Center Hostel, Chișinău

Backpacking In Moldova🇲🇩: My Dorm Stay At City Center Hostel, Chișinău

“Never go back you tell me, it’s the worst thing you can do, but I must go there till I find out where it is I’m going to” – Highly Likely. When  it was arranged that Northern Ireland would play Romania away in a football friendly in 2024, I just had to go. It was Read more about Backpacking In Moldova🇲🇩: My Dorm Stay At City Center Hostel, Chișinău[…]

Backpacking In Cameroon: My Cool Stay At Foyer du Marin, Douala 🇨🇲

“Omam-Biyik? Oh and he scored” – Football Commentator (1990). I finally lived out a childhood dream in March 2024 when I arrived in Cameroon! Ever since Omam-Biyik’s header in 1990 for Cameroon against Argentina, I have followed Cameroon’s football results. I have a soft spot for them, despite my clear bias of Northern Ireland. Back Read more about Backpacking In Cameroon: My Cool Stay At Foyer du Marin, Douala 🇨🇲[…]

Backpacking In São Tomé🇸🇹: My Writer’s Lair At Casa De Ferias, The Coolest Place To Stay In The Capital

Backpacking In São Tomé: Casa De Ferias Is The Only Place To Stay In The Capital!! “Everything in its right place” – Radiohead. You don’t study international tourism and hospitality management for nothing, and you’re not the coolest hotel owner by chance. Some things are meant to be. Fate, fame, life and love intertwined, I Read more about Backpacking In São Tomé🇸🇹: My Writer’s Lair At Casa De Ferias, The Coolest Place To Stay In The Capital[…]

Backpacking In Guinea Bissau: My Stay At The Pensao Creola Hostel, Bissau

Backpacking In Guinea Bissau🇬🇼: My Stay At The Pensao Creola, The Best Hostel In Bissau

After getting my visa on arrival in Guinea-Bissau, I was ready to explore this smaller African country. Guinea-Bissau houses just over 2 million people, and its capital city, the eponymous Bissau houses a huge 500,000 of that. However, when backpacking in Bissau, it feels like a calm over-sized town. On Christmas Eve 2023, particularly, the Read more about Backpacking In Guinea Bissau🇬🇼: My Stay At The Pensao Creola, The Best Hostel In Bissau[…]

Backpacking In Guinea-Bissau: My Stay At The Quirky, Arty, Colonial Style Coimbra Hotel in Bissau

Backpacking In Guinea-Bissau🇬🇼: My Stay At The Quirky, Arty, Colonial Style Coimbra Hotel in Bissau

Backpacking In Guinea-Bissau: My Stay At The Quirky, Arty, Colonial Style Coimbra Hotel in Bissau Bissau, the eponymous capital city of Guinea-Bissau, might be one of the calmest capital cities you ever visit. It is certainly up there with Andorra La Vella in calm stakes. It is a relaxed capital with a very welcoming vibe. Read more about Backpacking In Guinea-Bissau🇬🇼: My Stay At The Quirky, Arty, Colonial Style Coimbra Hotel in Bissau[…]

Backpacking In Nepal: My Stay At The Hotel Green Horizon, Kathmandu

Backpacking In Nepal🇳🇵: My Stay At The Hotel Green Horizon, Kathmandu

Backpacking In Nepal: My Stay At The Hotel Green Horizon, Kathmandu My green vibe continued on my latest travels to Asia. On this trip to Asia, I visited two new countries on my journey – Pakistan and Nepal. I needed a visa for both – the Pakistan one I was able to get online (after Read more about Backpacking In Nepal🇳🇵: My Stay At The Hotel Green Horizon, Kathmandu[…]

Backpacking In Kazakhstan: Staying At The Hostel Bro, Astana

Backpacking In Kazakhstan🇰🇿: Staying At The Hostel Bro, Astana

“Stand in the place where you are” – Rapid Eye Movement. My first ever night in Kazakhstan was a cold and memorable one way back in December 2015. Life was pretty good then and I knew what I wanted. I was on a journey through the Stans (I’ve now visited them all) and on that Read more about Backpacking In Kazakhstan🇰🇿: Staying At The Hostel Bro, Astana[…]

Backpacking In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo: Staying At Hotel Horizon In Bukavu - Leafy Gardens

Backpacking In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo🇨🇩: Staying At Hotel Horizon In Bukavu

“All those people came from far in Zaïre, in Zaïre to see the rumble in the jungle there” – Johnny Wakelin. In 2019, I was backpacking in Africa and visiting a few new countries on that trip – Burundi, Democratic Republic of The Congo, Rwanda, Uganda and repeats to Kenya and Tanzania. After sorting out Read more about Backpacking In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo🇨🇩: Staying At Hotel Horizon In Bukavu[…]