WARNING, Dahab is one of those places that sucks you in and never lets you go. I was originally planning on being here for a week, and that was 7 months ago. There is lots to do, and its a beautiful place, but I think that it’s the whole vibe here, that makes you never [...]
WARNING, Dahab is one of those places that sucks you in and never lets you ...
Many travel bloggers explore the world between popular backpacker spots such as Siem Riep and ...
Backpackers are a rare breed. They are a people whose main priority is to see ...
Probably, you’ve never heard about it. No surprise: it is one of the most remote ...
Belfast is a city with a colorful political history that has been split between the ...
Many travel bloggers explore the world between popular backpacker spots such as Siem Riep and Thailand. Some go to less well known locations such as Latvia or North Korea. Yet what if you went to somewhere not on the target list? Somewhere that restricts entry to those of a certain religion or who have a [...]
Backpackers are a rare breed. They are a people whose main priority is to see the world, one way or another. They are desperate to feel the high of waking up on any given morning on a different corner of the Earth, and experience new things. Out of that desperation, and a need to go [...]
Bhutan is a mysterious country that is all about peace, the environment, and happiness. Sounds pretty awesome right? Well here are.. 24 Interesting Facts about Bhutan 1. Bhutan is one of the most isolated and least developed nations in the world. 2. The capital city is Thimpu, and Dzongka is the official language. There [...]
Probably, you’ve never heard about it. No surprise: it is one of the most remote resort areas in India. Actually, Havelock, a part of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, is much closer to Thailand than to India. During the British rule it was pretty abandoned and only after the liberation numerous Indian settlers headed for it [...]
Belfast is a city with a colorful political history that has been split between the Loyalists and Nationalists. Although “the troubles” have mainly subsided, there are still many signs of the past strife throughout the city. The street art is spread throughout the city and are combination of Nationalist, Loyalist and Cultural murals, and the [...]
Although Macau is considered as one of the most expensive travel destinations, you can still survive there with a tight budget. What is more, you can eat big on the cheap without missing any important traditional local dishes which are rich in flavor and extremely delicious. Macanese food can be as cheap or as expensive [...]
Everyone loves inspiring travel books that they can read and get motivated by. Not only that, but we all love books we can bring with us and read on the road, on long trains and buses and what-not. I love reading on the road, but since I have real limits on weight and space in [...]
For this Inspiring Traveler interview, I got ahold of Francis Tapon, who runs a travel blog with the same name.Francis has done a lot of traveling, and accomplished some major goals. Here is what he had to say. -Tell us a little about yourself. My mom is Chilean and my dad was French. They met [...]
Street Art weekends. Every weekend I feature and post photo essays of street art around the world. The pictures are either mine or they are a guest post, but either way they are all great works of graffiti! Street Art abounds in Athens – you don’t have to be Banksy to be appreciated. The [...]
I took this photo a couple years ago, at the rickety bridge crossing the river. I had only heard what a party place Vang Vieng was, but was much more impressed and surprised by how beautiful it was. I can’t wait to get back to explore more of Laos.
Dahab, Egypt is the perfect location for awesome diving, sandy beaches, and desert excursions. Lots of people head to near-by Sharm El Sheikh, but for a much less touristy and quieter place, check out Dahab. Here are some of the photos I’ve takes in the last few months. Also check out some of the diving [...]
I wrote this, not to try and convince you that you’re a backpacker, but so that real backpackers can read it and and have something to relate to, and have a good laugh. Odds are, if you ARE a backpacker, you can relate to some or all of these. Let us know! 1. You [...]
Serbia, as with many other old European countries , boasts a rich historical heritage that involved numerous wars and struggles, and as you already know, mighty citadels were the main line of defense during medieval times. As such, Serbia is dotted with a plethora of extraordinary fortresses, many of which are visited and appreciated by [...]
Point Vicente, located in the Palos Verdes Peninsula, was originally named in 1790 by Captain George Vancouver. A lighthouse was built in 1926 to provide safe passage to ships navigating the channel between Santa Catalina Island and the peninsula. The area surrounding the promontory has several walking / hiking trails open to the public. Postcard by Ruth Rieckehoff, [...]
This photo was taken by Diana Chang, of the Manhattan Bridge with the Brooklyn Bridge behind it, when she was on the East River Ferry. She was in DUMBO for their annual DUMBO Arts Fest, which is a combination of street festival, art galleries, and interactive installations. She said it was really fun. To the right [...]