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June 26, 2015 2:09 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

Deep within London, away from all those busy office blocks sits remarkable Camden Town. This gem of a place is a hippy commune. It’s famous for its canals, its downright good music, its drug and sex scene and general hippy stuff! If you read our cool post on backpacking through Christiania in Copenhagen recently, this place is even funkier but without the whole crazy sh*t of leaving the country. In Christiania you’ve left Denmark for a hippy freetown. Here in Camden, your body is still in England, your mind might be elsewhere. Here are 5 top things to check out in Camden Town, London, England. […]

12:08 am    |    by Jonny Blair

When you travel as long as me, sometimes you will end up renting a flat now and then, as a couple of my backpacking buddies have recently done. While I’m still of “no fixed abode”, I have rented flats in England before. Traditionally, the rental market in English coastal resorts like Southport, Bournemouth and Brighton was to a large extent young people starting out on their own or individuals who could not afford to buy a home of their own. Yes, I know – I once rented flats in Poole, Bournemouth and Dartford! Those were the days before I’d avoid long term contracts. Today the […]

June 25, 2015 3:38 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

  Are you tired of spending your vacation in the same familiar places? Want to try something absolutely new and unique? Then you can consider Armenia as a next travel destination, as this small unique country offers myriads of tourist attractions you won’t find in any other country. It’s a truly unique place for the backpacker. Here we present top 6 reasons for visiting Armenia this year. To explore the first Christian country in the world Armenia is the first country in the world that adopted Christianity as a state religion in 301, and now the monuments connected with this important event can be seen […]

June 19, 2015 7:12 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

“Tunis Air is an anagram of… U s*it air!!” – Jonny Blair, 2015 You might have read my rant before about  5 SHIT airlines, but I’m now delighted to add TUNIS AIR to the sh*t list!! Lol! They are by far the worst airline I have ever flown with. It was a calamity of errors from day 1 with them. Firstly, I couldnt’ book the flight online. You need to go through an agent, or use a TUNISIAN credit card. Obviously since I’m not fucking Tunisian, I don’t have a Tunisian credit card. I emailed them to ask them how I can pay them and book […]

June 18, 2015 5:58 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

Don’t Fall For The Bogus Inca Trail says Jonny Blair, author of the excellent e-Book “The Backpackers Guide to the Inca Trail” which is available to buy ahead of hiking the Inca trail. You want to read about a ‘fake’ Inca Trail? Oh really a fake Inca Trail!!! Each day naive travellers sign up for it and do it without even knowing they’re not on the real trail. I’m here to tell you how to make sure you do the real Inca Trail, which let’s be honest is what you want to do. You want four days of hiking and camping in the gorgeous valleys of […]