Tag Archive: Backpacking

9 Days in Belize

DO NOT MISS Caye Caulker, Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave

3 Days in Athens

DO NOT MISS Lykavittos Hill, Syntagma Square, The Acropolis of Athens. ITINERARY Day 1: Arrive in Athens Take bus from airport to the seaside town of Rafina for sea food. This is the port… Continue reading

2 Days in Albania

DO NOT MISS Skanderbeg Square and surrounding buildings. ITINERARY Day 1: Arrive in Tirana Take an evening stroll along Murat Toptani Street or Dëshmorët e Kombit Boulevard Day 2: Take a walking tour of Tirana.… Continue reading

1 Day in Macedonia

DO NOT MISS Lake Ohrid, St Naum Monastery ITINERARY Explore Lake Ohrid and towns Struga and Ohrid The best time to visit is probably during the summer season where boating trips can be… Continue reading

3 Days in Montenegro

DO NOT MISS Stari Grad (old town) in Kotor ITINERARY Day 1: Arrive in Herceg Novi via Dubrovnik, take late afternoon bus to Kotor It is very easy to wonder around Herceg Novi and… Continue reading

1 Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina

DO NOT MISS Mostar (Stari Most) ITINERARY The trip was a detour traveling from Split to Dubrovnik in Croatia. The focus was to visit the iconic bridge in Mostar, a UNESCO World Heritage… Continue reading

6 Days in Croatia

DO NOT MISS Dubrovnik, Plitvice Lakes National Park ITINERARY Day 1: Arrive in Zagreb, visit surrounding churches and museums. The Zagreb Cathedral, St. Marks Church and St. Francis Church are all architectural marvels. Try… Continue reading

10 Days in Puerto Rico

DO NOT MISS Culebra, Bioluminescence Bay (Vieques), Cueva Ventana, Boqueron (west) ITINERARY Day 1: Arrive in San Juan Day 2: Spend a day in Old San Juan. Make sure to visit the tourism office across… Continue reading

2 Days in Belgrade

DO NOT MISS Kalemegdan, Republic Square, The Temple of Saint Sava, stroll by the Danube river ITINERARY Day 1: Arrive in Belgrade early evening, take a stroll around town near Kalemegdan Fortress and the Republic… Continue reading

2 Days in Israel

DO NOT MISS Jerusalem, Beaches in Tel Aviv ITINERARY Day 1: Arrive via Jordan, See Jerusalem, head towards Tel Aviv. I was traveling in Jerusalem with a Jewish friend. Consequently we weren’t allowed… Continue reading