Backpackingman

A Scenic Look At Amsterdam’s Canals

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Amsterdam really is one of the most beautiful cities in the world with its UNESCO World Heritage Canals to wander around. I lived in Amsterdam for quite some time, and whenever anyone asks me what they should do when visiting, my first response is to rent a bicycle and cycle around the canals. Another good way to get around is by boat. It’s...

Eating Raw Herring in Amsterdam

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Eating raw herring in Amsterdam is about as Dutch as it gets, bar wearing clogs at the same time and downing a Heineken afterwards. To some it may sound gross and disgusting, while to others it will sound delicious, especially if you like sashimi (raw fish in Japan). I love sashimi and sushi so for me it’s a no-brainer that it’s good...

The Isles of Scilly – A Photographic Journey From Home

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The Isles of Scilly is a very special place to travel. It has white sand beaches, a subtropical climate, peaceful atmosphere, and surprisingly all this just off the coast of South-West England.  If you get to the Isles of Scilly during good weather then it’s the perfect escape from mainland U.K. Most of my family is from the Isles of Scilly...