It’s been a long time coming but Brock finally meets up with his friend Phil in the little village of Knowle. They take a tour of Stratford-upon-Avon to experience the history Shakespeare, enjoy a full English fry up then chill with the Krystic fam jam! Brock also makes a stop over in Newcastle to see [...]
I’ve been eating a lot of different food around the world, and on my 8th country, China, I discover that Peking Duck is the dish to try. Duck isn’t really my thing but I give it a shot anyways to bring you this edition of the Backpack with Brock Foodbyte. It is also recommended to [...]
Once you’ve seen the Terracotta Warriors & The Great Wall of China, you wonder if Beijing, China has anything else to offer. But, alas, it does. In this video I wrap up my visit to China by checking out the Forbidden City, historic Tiananmen Square, eat some peking duck and say farewell to Ash: my [...]
It is the adventure I have probably looked forward to most in China and finally it has come around. Backpack with Brock is taking on the Great Wall of China. I have heard about it since I was a little kid, seen it in movies, books and online, still nothing could prepare me for the [...]
It’s the second edition of ‘Bet Brock’. Last time, I managed to eat an entire Cobra Snake. This time, I’m eating as well, but it’s not snake – it’s bugs. Jane and Caitlin have bet me to eat a Starfish, Seahorse, Grasshopper, Stinky Tofu & Scorpian. Yikes! It turned out to be a bigger challenge [...]
Asia continues to amaze me and surprise me at every corner. One of these ways is in the supermarkets. You really never know what you might find. In this Friday Five I am showing you 5 things I have happened upon while shopping. There may have been some stranger ones I have found, but these [...]
Beijing, China. It’s seen a lot of controversy in it’s time but I finally arrived making it my third stop in China. It was clear from the start there would be a lot to do and see in this city. In this episode I put my best foot forward and visit the Summer Palace where [...]
It took 12 hours on an overnight train to get there, but I knew I could not come to China and not see the Terracotta Warriors. My jaw dropped as soon as I saw them and I’m still amazing that man kind could make something like this and then let it go missing for so [...]
It’s my very first official Chinese stop. Shanghai! I’ll be quite honest that this city didn’t do much for me. Perhaps it was getting scammed by a taxi driver, or the terrible flight to get there or the incident that occurred when buying my winter coat. Whatever it was, I am in no rush to [...]
After almost 2 months in South East Asia, it was time to carry on to something a bit different. That something different would be Hong Kong! It was much more developed and bustling then I expected but I guess that comes with being a financial powerhouse in the world. In this episode, I couchsurf with [...]
In the west we think we need SUV’s and minivans to get around, but in Asia, motorbikes suffice. This week on the Friday Five, I’m bringing you 5 precarious bike scenarios I have witnessed.
Backpack with Brock has been to a number of different countries at this point and has learned to say hello and thank you, among other things, in a variety of different languages. This week he shares 5 of those ways with you. Do you have a unique way of saying hello and thank you? Share [...]
This is the follow up to the previous video – ‘Where Did Backpack with Brock Go?’ Give that a watch first if you haven’t already.
This week on the Friday 5, I’m giving you a list of five ways to save money while backpacking or traveling in South East Asia. There’s certainly a million more, but this is a start.
- A Ginormous Announcement: The Viator Dream Travel Job
- Zorb Globe Riding in Rotorua, New Zealand
- Snapshot: Florence, Italy – My First Italian City
- ‘Bet Brock’ – Eat a Cobra
- Want to Place a Bet?
- Farewell Beijing – It’s Been…Great!!
- Guest Post: When Getting Best Value from your Travel Fund Isn’t the Cheapest Option
- Telling The Time in Ancient China
- Farewell Tokyo – Ni Hao Beiing!
- Konichiwa from Mt. Fuji, Japan
- Andi of My Beautiful Adventures: Wo ai Zhongguo! Have the best time!!!!!!...
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