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When should I go to Canada?

When should I go to Canada?

So when should I go to Canada? In case you hadn’t noticed Canada is a vast country, it is over 8,000 km wide (from the Atlantic to Pacific coasts), is only slightly smaller than the whole of Europe, has 6 time zones and 10 provinces across 3 territories. If you want to know the best …

Mount Etna

Mt Etna Sicily -Travelling in Italy

Mt Etna Sicily Destination Mt Etna Sicily Attraction Volcano Activity Hike Duration 5 hours Onwards and upwards were the words best used to describe our last day as we got up excited and ready for our trip up to the top of volcano Mt Etna Sicily something we had eagerly anticipated.. As you may expect …

AirBNB

Couch surfing & Air BNB – Explained

Couch surfing & Airbnb Ok so it seems to me that there is quite a lot of interest in couch surfing, Airbnb and other similar money saving, social and travel accommodation options. Both Couch surfing & Airbnb basically involve organising and staying with someone or in someone else’s home. I have to be honest with …

Making Decisions

Making Decisions

How do I Make decisions? We are all making decisions every day of our lives. It may surprise you to hear that despite what you boss, friends or family might say you are already really good at making decisions (although they may just be basic ones) As we go through our lives we will find …

Hostel Door

Hostels & Hostelling

What is a hostel? A hostel is a unique and much cheaper version of a hotel. You check in, pay your money and get your head down. While a Hostel may be a little more basic than a hotel it certainly has its benefits and can prove to be a much more social experience. What …

Who should i go with

Travelling – Who should I go with?

Who should I go travelling with? Each different option gives you a unique opportunity for a variety of reasons, you aren’t sure or need to feel you have made the right decision…The travelling community are certainly an interesting bunch of people but really it is down to you to decide. Consider these options and decide …

Travel around the aeolian islands sicily

Travel around the Aeolian Islands Sicliy

The Aeolian Islands Sicily The Aeolian are some picturesque volcanic islands due north of Sicily formed by volcanic activity, each with their own unique history and attributes. We only had a short trip to Sicily which is a shame as we could quite easily have withered away a couple of weeks here. When we first …

Travelling in Messina Sicily

Travelling in Messina Sicily This wasn’t really a place we had particularly intended to visit unlike Cefalu the main reason for our visit to Messina Sicily was to give us access to the Aeolian islands so we booked up our next night’s stay and headed off. Milazzo is the main port offering trips to the …

Rachel hits thailand

Featured blogger – Rachel “Hits” Thailand

Welcome Rachel our latest Featured Blogger Experiencebackpacking would like to introduce you to another awesome and experienced backpacker Rachel Maskell. Here you go Rach I owe you a beer… When I was travelling across Canada a while back from Toronto to Niagara Falls I met Rachel and we just clicked right away. We all had …

Travelling in Cefalu sicily

Our time travelling in Cefalu Sicily

Travelling in Cefalu Sicily Cefalu seemed like a lovely place just a shame we weren’t there by 7:30pm as we had hoped! Several wines, some local pizza and it was soon 1am and ready for a well-earned kip… We stayed at Bohemien B&B, a top floor apartment with plenty of space and really well situated …