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[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Sunday Lunch At The Blonde Hedgehog, Saint Anne, Alderney

First things first – Alderney is a pure fire gem. That much I know. Some 200-ish countries into my zany escapade around the world and it takes a lot to impress me now. But Alderney 🇬🇬 had it. It is an unbelievably satisfying place. From riding the country’s epic railway line, to nights on the Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Sunday Lunch At The Blonde Hedgehog, Saint Anne, Alderney[…]

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[…]