I had never heard of the Cinque Terre before Mindy told me about it. With no idea what to expect I was nothing short of blown away by the beauty of this part of Italy. In this episode, Mindy wishes she had brought a backpack like me, we do some laundry in the tub and…Details
Heading from Nice, France, to the Cinque Terre in Italy, Mindy and I thought we’d try to see Monaco along the way. Easy as pie! We show up, leave our bags in a locker and explore for two hours before hopping on our next train. Ya, not so much. Apparently, it’s forbidden to leave your…Details
While we could all wish for perfect travel buddies, the odd time, we find ourselves with someone who isn’t fun to travel with. They are grumpy, boring, and clearly aren’t appreciate the opportunity they have in front of them. Funnily enough, it can sometimes be very difficult to shake these people and get back on…Details
Since a 3rd grade project I did on Nice, France – I have always wanted to go to the coastal town. As expected, it did not disappoint. Mindy and I eat tasty pastries, chill on the beach and see some pretty hilarious street performers.
Paying a visit to Spain, then you must make sure you try Tapas!
Feast out on variety of mini snacks and drink some sangria while you’re at it.
Also consider some cured ham and beer too!
As one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, I was pretty confident that my visit to Barcelona, Spain would be jammed packed and anything but boring. Having just travelled from Madrid where my friend’s Fran, Blanca, Margarita & Esther showed me what to see in Madrid and with them, I experienced the World…Details
It was a tough decision, but I’m glad I chose to leave my iPod at home as I travel around the world. Most people are shocked to hear this so in this week’s Friday Five I share with you why I left the iPod at home!
One of the many great things about backpacking is you can literally wake up on any given day, and book a flight to wherever you want to go.
That’s what happens in this episode of Backpack with Brock…and we’re going to Africa!
Before I came to Europe, I’ll admit I didn’t even know what the World Cup was. Surprising right? It’s one of the biggest sporting events in the world and hugely popular – though I think part of that has to do with social media and the exposure it provides to the world, who previously had…Details
Since my meeting Fran, Blanca, Esther and Macarena in Halong Bay, Vietnam – I have been looking forward to my visit to Madrid, Spain. As expected, seeing them again and experiencing their city was phenomenal. Fran takes me to drink cerveza and eat cured ham, I make a day trip to medieval Toledo and I…Details
This week on the Friday Five, we’ve got more tips on traveling etiquette. As you are traveling the world you are often encountering many cultures and people along the way. These tips should help you not become disliked by those around you. Simple things that can take you far.
When a city is known for it’s red light district, legalization of marijuana and overall good time, you can’t help but pay a visit. In this episode of Backpack with Brock, I do just that. I meet up with my friend Corey in Amsterdam where celebrate Canada Day, visit the Anne Frank House and make…Details
I have always wanted to go to Florence. I only knew about it from a movie. Arriving there, my first Italian stop, I could tell I was going to like it. From the best meal I’ve ever had, to the churches, architecture, a side trip to Pisa and of course…the ‘David’, Florence, Italy stole my…Details
After spending my first day in Athens catching up on much needed rest, I planned out a full day in Athens, going back in time! In this video I visit Acropolis and the Parthenon, Ancient Angora and the Temple of Olympus Zeus!