Backpacking Archive

Making the Most of Your Canadian Vacation

“Marge, anyone can miss Canada, all tucked away down there.” Those words from Homer Simpson sum up the attitudes of many who think of Canada. People tend to see it as a poorer relation to the United States. That’s a little understandable, as the USA is a rich tapestry of different cultures and traditions. The […]

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50 best adventure holidays

Adventure offerings, including kayaking in Turkey, diving in the Maldives or swimming with Californian sea lions Adventures for softies 1 Wild kayak in Turkey  Base yourself at the lovely Ece hotel on the waterfront of Sovalye , a pedestrianised island in the Gulf of Fethiye, and you can sign up for a two-day kayaking tour, […]

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The City Calls …

If you could visit any city in the world, where would you choose?   Would it be New York, Miami, or Orlando? Would it be Paris, Berlin, or Lisbon? Or would you go further afield and head to Sydney, Hong Kong, or Kuala Lumpur?

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An Eco Retreat: My Unexpected Paradise

I’m guessing a lot of girls would be impressed with a fancy 5-star luxury break for their birthday weekend; candle lit dinners and champagne, spas and room service.

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Adventures By Road: Essential Luxuries You Will Need For Your Campervan Holiday

There are plenty of ways that you can explore a country when you go on holiday. It has to get said that the best way is by campervan! When you go on a coach or rail tour, you have to stick to a specific itinerary. And when you go by car, you have to find […]

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The Complete Travel Food Guide: What To Eat And Where To Eat It

If you adore travel, but are a fussy eater, you’ve got a problem. When you’re traveling the world, you will find that there are loads of different cuisines to try. Some people embrace the experience of experimenting with their food, whilst others find it hard. Here to help you out is a complete guide of […]

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I’m Crap with Photography – But a Good Camera makes all the Difference!

I’m not great with photography. I’m not sure if it’s a patience thing, or a lack of creativity thing. Can I just not be bothered to line up the perfect shot, or am I just unable to see the perfect shot? Steve’s really good at stuff like that though. In fact, he’s started an Instagram […]

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