Travel Stories

My first solo backpacking adventure took me to Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia and Italy. During a 10 week journey I saw many new places, meet local people, had fun and in overall enjoyed the experience at fullest. Find out what I did from that series.

Going on an adventure

Backpacking: Going on an Adventure

Beginning of each year we set goals for the upcoming year.  Six months have passed and I have done pretty well in terms of achieving goals.  I got eye surgery – No need to look for the…

backpacking essentials

Backpacking Essentials for First Adventure

It’s time to go solo backpacking. You feel excited. You already visualize how you are hiking in the mountains.  But… when you are not sure about your returning date then you don’t w…

backpacking in Bratislava

Vienna and Slovakia: Backpacking in Europe (w 1)

My first week has past being abroad and I thought it would be a good idea to write about my travels. Where I have been, where I’m heading and what I do? Maybe that’s something that would b…

Backpacking in Budapest

Tatra mountains and Budapest: Backpacking in Europe (w 2)

A new day, a new week and maybe a new me! I woke up and I had a nice breakfast (I like big meals).  I did some research about where to go next. I remembered that last day (a Serbian guy from the …

Backpacking in Balaton

Lake Balaton and Hitchhiking: Backpacking in Europe (w 3)

“I have been in Budapest for four nights and now is the right time to start moving forward again. Next spot: Lake Balaton” This time I already knew my next backpacking Hungary trip destination &#8…

workaway in Hungary

Workaway in Hungary Countryside: Backpacking in Europe (w 4)

After having a long weekend in Budapest and wandering around the Lake Balaton I tried something new. I used a Workaway in Hungary countryside. This week I wasn’t backpacking around Hungary, didn&#82…

backpacking in Slovenia

Slovenia and mountains: Backpacking in Europe (w 5)

Last week I added a new member to my countries list – Slovenia. After a long period of backpacking Hungary, especially in Budapest and around Lake Balaton, I decided that the best option would be Sl…

backpacking in Milan

Northern Italy: Backpacking in Europe (w 6)

“In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.” My week started In Slovenia, Koper in the caravan. I did little training before takeoff (running and swimming) and I was ready for my new co…

backpacking in cinque terre

Cinque Terre and Pisa: Backpacking in Europe (w 7)

“I WAS OFFERED A FREE VILLA IN HOLLYWOOD, BUT I SAID NO THANK YOU, I PREFER TO LIVE IN ITALY.”  – ENNIO MORRICONE On Sunday evening I started to search for the host in Genova from my main b…

backpacking in tuscany

Tuscany wildlife & Rome: Backpacking in Europe (w 8)

My day started from bed in Firenze hostel. I had some heavy breakfast and still had any clue what new week is going to bring me. I set my sights to Tuscany area. My first destination was the same as t…

backpacking in amalfi

Amalfi Coast & Napoli: Backpacking in Europe (w 9)

I woke up. Ate croissants and drank a cup of coffee for the breakfast and this time I already knew where my solo backpacking trip continued. Took a train. I was heading to the Naples and Amalfi Coast.…

backpacking in puglia

Puglia and last week: Backpacking in Europe (w10)

It was really really busy week! Why? I will let you know later but first of all, let me tell you a story… Still a bit tired from last week’s solo backpacking adventures from Naples, Amalfi…