Once upon a time, on a place called earth, lies a Western European sanctuary bordered by the Mediteranian, Aegean and Ionian Seas. This is a magical land full of adventure and beauty and can be easy on your wallet if you are careful. The natives that inhimbate this land may refer to it as Hellas, Ellada or Hellenic Republic, but I just call this place Greece.
Scientists have suggested that, with a little willpower, it takes roughly 30 days for a person to form a new habit. This really interested me, since I love trying new things, and I love challenges. I also believe it is very important to constantly develop your person. So, this is why I have chosen to take on 12 different challenges this year. Each month, I will commit to a new challenge which I will do for 30 days straight. Each week I will post my progress.
This year has been one of the best years of my life. Why? It’s because I spent half of it traveling the world. This year, I went through a transformation that I could have never anticipated. Although I have done a lot of world exploration in the years previous, 2011 and some of 2010 was the longest I have hopscotched the globe and expanded my mind on an entire new level.
The internet is a crazy place and if you aren’t careful, you can definetly get lost in cyber space. It takes time to find websites that you can rely on to give you the best travel advice. However, when it comes to finding a great hostel/guesthouse online, I know I can rely on….
Budget backpacking isn’t just about South East Asia or South America. Those looking a little closer to home can get their culture fix and pit their wits in some challenging environments, while also enjoying some of the most stunning scenery anywhere in the world. Central Europe has been a favourite amongst backpackers for a number of years due to good value accommodation, cheap cost of living and some very diverse cultures.