backpacking

While I was in Montenegro, I booked a bus going from Podgorica to Skopje in Macedonia. Along the way, we would be stopping in Albania and Kosovo to take a break in this long bus ride. Little did I know, I was about to go on one of the most horrific bus ride of…
My Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Greece spending greatly varies. Greece was on the expensive end while Bulgaria was on the cheaper end. Read below to get a more detailed breakdown of my spending in each respective countries. Transit in Albania and Kosovo spending Food in Albania – $2.97 CAD (2 Euros) Food in…
Travelling through the Balkans was an interesting experience. First, my Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro, and Croatia spending turned out to be pretty good. It seems like Eastern Europe is on the cheaper side as far as travel destinations go. However, the infrastructure in the Balkans is also nowhere near as good as they are in…
If you’ve ever wanted to visit the tiny countries of Andorra and Monaco, then you are probably wondering how you can enter those places. While Andorra has a airport, other tiny countries in Europe like Liechtenstein, San Marino, and Monaco doesn’t have one. This means the best way to enter these countries is by…
How did I fare with my Liechtenstein and Switzerland spending when I travelled through these two neighbouring countries? Thankfully, better than I expected! Of course it helps that I have a friend that lives in Switzerland who was nice enough to let me stay over at her place and gave me food to eat….
To be quite honest, I’ve always assumed that Paris is one of those overrated cities that people visit just cause everyone is doing it. Dubbed, the city of love, many women hint to their significant other that they must take them there so they can experience a higher level of romance (and of course,…
Travelling in Europe turned out to be more expensive than I anticipated. Sometimes, when you’re making a purchase in Euros, it appears that you are not spending that much. However, after you see the conversation rate from your credit card, you’ll learn that you spent more money than you’d like. At least I felt…
Should you go to Wroclaw, Poland? When people think of going to Europe, Poland is not really on their list of must-see places. That is completely understandable especially when you have places like Rome, Paris, London, Santorini to compete with. So who is Wroclaw, Poland for? Before we go into that, let’s cover the…
I had 4.5 months left in my one year around the world trip when realized I was running low on money. Knowing this, I started looking for a solution to spend significantly less money while traveling. I wanted to finish this round the world trip without missing any of the key places I really want to see. That’s…
Do you plan on travelling to Ecuador? If so, then you must make sure you do all the adventure activities mentioned below! I personally did not know anything about Ecuador besides the Swing at the End of the World. And only because “the Swing” is always mentioned as one of those top 50 or…