16th Aug 2013

Backpacking Food Tip: How to Find and Eat Local

Initially when I started touring and going places, I used to stick to what was familiar. However, it also meant missing out on experiences – good or bad which I...

16th Aug 2013
Eating where prices are lower

Backpacking Food Tip: Eating Where Prices are Lower

I was opposite the Blue Mosque in Istanbul wondering where to go to eat as it was approaching 11 pm. All the places nearby seemed to have similar menu –...

14th Aug 2013
Quick fix food

Backpacking Food Tip: Suitcase of Instant Noodles?

I’ve known families travelling with kids that get a suitcase and fill half of it with diapers. Likewise some travellers seem to be backpacking, but actually have a very large...

11th Aug 2013
In Flight Drink

Backpacking Food Tip: Be Ready to Fly

I’ve done the mistake of going to the airport hungry as I was busy cross-checking my packing list (esp passport, cash and stuff), making sure all extra electric switches were...

08th Aug 2013

Jordan – The Real Off the Beaten Track

I’ve been planning for a few months to take off and see a few countries, however, planning is not always as easy for some. The current one I’m researching is...

05th Aug 2013

Athens – Acropolis and Cape Sounion

Today was the first day that I actually had a proper look outside the balcony as I had nothing planned. Just explore Athens, and absorb the experience. I went out...

02nd Aug 2013

Visiting historic Delphi

With the limited number of days in Athens I needed to decide between a day trip to Delphi or Mycenae. Asking around on travels forums, if a decision had to...

30th Jul 2013

Athens – Greek Islands; Poros, Hydra, Egina

We had booked a trip to the three islands. We would’ve made our own way to do justice, but booked it as a short organised day tour to see what...

27th Jul 2013

Athens – Almost robbed, Avenue of pleasure

Greece was the country I was looking for. Different script meaning signs were harder to read, different people and culture from the UK. I wanted a culture shock! However, this...

25th Jul 2013

Lebanon – Beautiful Beirut

On the drive to Beirut our car tire got dented and became wobbly as my husband decided not to skip any potholes even though the cars ahead were swerving around...

24th Jul 2013

Lebanon – South, Tyre, and Lebanese Drivers

Going to places that are not on Google and other offline maps is always interesting. I put in the Geographic coordinates in my GPS and set off to the areas...

22nd Jul 2013

Lebanon – Sidon, Driving along Sunny Mediterranean Sea

While traveling, knowing that the second flight is not the flight back home is extremely satisfying. From Athens, I flew over the tiny, and very visible island of Cyprus to...

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