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Feeding Hyenas in Harar, Ethiopia - MOUTH TO MOUTH

People often ask my which is my favourite country in the world, and while there is no one answer to that in truth, but Ethiopia is top five that much is for sure. I spent a few weeks in Ethiopia, traveling all around the country with one of my best buddies on a super tight budget, it was  long before I ...

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Watching a Crucifixion Ceremony in the Philippines

The title isn't clickbait, I actually went to the Philippines to watch guys get crucifed, by choice, to prove their devotion to God. Intense. Ok, so here's the deal.  90% of the Philippines in staunchly Catholic, and every Easter, Good Friday to be exact, in Pampanga district just north of Manilla the capital, people volunteer to be crucifed with their ...

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Thoughts on Traveling Solo vrs Traveling With People

I often find myself on the road alone for long periods of time, but during my journeys people close to my heart come out and join me, breaking up the solo travel nicely. And having been on the road for the best part of a decade (Wtf?! How did that happen?!) I often find myself thinking about the differences between traveling solo vrs ...

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My Journey to Every Country in the World – Country List and FAQ

  I’d like to share my progress with you guys as I slowly move towards my goal of being the first Irishman to visit every country in the world as far as I know (193 countries in total, more of that in the FAQ below),  and one of the youngest in history to do it! This list is in chronological order of ...

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Motivational Monday: Facing Your Travel Fears - It’s Ok to Be Scared To Travel

  In light of the horrible events in Tunisia, I thought this would be a good time to share an article about travel fears. Don't let the bad guys win.... I’m not an expert in many things, in fact at a push I’m an expert at one thing and one thing only, and that’s travel. Yet here I am on the day ...

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