As the train takes us from Vienna, Austria to Krakow, Poland and new country and culture begins. In this episode I find myself in a deep salt mine and enjoy some incredible street performers.
In this edition of the Backpack with Brock Foodbyte, we are in Austria, where I take on Wiener Schnitzel.
And wash it down with some beer/lemonade goodness.
Austria. Home to schnitzel and the alps. Our short visit was to the city of Vienna. It was beautiful and kept us pretty busy. In this video we visit the graves of some very famous composers, check out some castles and enjoy and opera…on screen….outside.
Alright, it officially gets cheesy. A video about food…in Hungary!
In any case, the food (and wine) is pretty darn in Hungary! Check out this dish for yourself when you visit. Yum!
It’s a crazy edition of The Friday Five this week! With the help of some lady travellers, I’m bringing you 5 tips for traveling as a girl. Whether it’s solo or with a companion. Disclaimer: This video contains many laughs and lots of silliness. Easily one of the funnest videos to film so far. Thank…
It’s the 4th city on the Backpack with Brock – Mom – Aunt tour!
In this video, we visit Hero’s Square, a grand market, learn about a historical flag and Momma experiences a bit of travellers fatigue. Good thing here son knows how to find her funny bone!
Venice is famous for being the city built on water. Yes. Very cool. Practical? Maybe not. Not only is the city slowly sinking, but the population on average is growing older and older as all the young people move away. Understandably too. I’m never bored, but a few hours walking along the canals, I was…
It’s the third and final instalment of the visit to Rome. In this episode, Mother and Aunt and I visit the ancient Coliseum, enjoy a fun photo shoot and I get a bit indecent in St. Peter’s Square – one of the most religious squares in the world!
I sure spent a long time researching what to bring around the world and while I did pretty well, bringing only the essentials – there are a few select items I could have left at home. What have you brought traveling…that you should have forgot on the kitchen table instead? A special thanks to Julia…
Christmas 2009 – I gave my mother ‘Backpack with Brock Bucks’. The conditions. Can only be used at an international destination otherwise…void. Basically, my way of saying: Mom, meet me somewhere. Fast forward 6 months and I’m in Rome, picking my mother and aunt up from the airport. This begins our 16 days, 7 city…
Although I am traveling alone, I have had the opportunity of meeting many others along the way and enjoying some great destinations with them. From these experiences and speaking to other travellers who are in pairs or more, I’ve compiled a quick list of 5 advantages of traveling with a buddy!
Yes, after some form a heat stroke, Mindy and I thought it would be a brilliant idea to get ‘engaged’.
Here is the product of our hilarious friendship!
After a week and a half of taking on Spain, France, Monaco and Italy – my journeys with Mindy had come to and end. We finish off our adventures strolling around Rome, visiting the tomb of the unknown soldier, eating some fine italian cuisine and dancing up a storm. Thank you for being such a…