Backpacking Archive

Fun and Fabulous Things to Do in France

France is home to so much more than Paris. While Paris is stunning, there is a lot more to this magnificent country than the capital. Head out of Paris. Here you will see a wealth of beautiful towns, lovely countryside retreats and powdery mountains. France is vast and different. There is so much to see […]


Making the Most of Your Canadian Vacation

“Marge, anyone can miss Canada, all tucked away down there.” Those words from Homer Simpson sum up the attitudes of many who think of Canada. People tend to see it as a poorer relation to the United States. That’s a little understandable, as the USA is a rich tapestry of different cultures and traditions. The […]


50 best adventure holidays

Adventure offerings, including kayaking in Turkey, diving in the Maldives or swimming with Californian sea lions Adventures for softies 1 Wild kayak in Turkey  Base yourself at the lovely Ece hotel on the waterfront of Sovalye , a pedestrianised island in the Gulf of Fethiye, and you can sign up for a two-day kayaking tour, […]