So you are planning on backpacking Brunei, the small kingdom with more than 600 years of history on the island of Borneo, East of the Malay peninsula and Singapore, and Southwest of the Philippines? Let's adjust our expectations, shall we: Brunei-Darussalam
The official Brunei tourism logo sports the slogan “The Green Heart of Borneo.” That pretty much sums up the main draw of the country. As I laid out in my post on backpacking Brunei, it’s never going to be a
Whether it’s your first backpacking trip during a gap year or you’re a seasoned solo traveler - staying in a hostel is not just a way to save money while traveling but also an opportunity to meet people and get local
Nothing ever happens in Montenegro.' What makes young Montenegrins despair is a lucky circumstance for visitors. Most of the people we've met on our two-week road trip across the country were warm, welcoming and curious for a chat with us; her
Here's a look back into my travel diaries: In 2012, I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the gorillas in Africa. I once saw a monkey - Gorilla Trekking in Uganda I was not going to see the gorillas. I was not
When I flew to Israel, it was with the intention to also jump across the border into Jordan to finally see the mystical town of Petra. Plus, I figured it would be cheaper to spend Christmas and New Year there. A few hours
The Underground Rooms hostel is a great find if you are looking to stay comfortably while discovering Pula and its surroundings, made by people who understand backpackers. Location & Getting There I booked the Hostel Underground Rooms on booking.com for nominally €21/night.