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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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How to Travel to Tibet

So Tibet had been on my bucket list for years, and back in my super broke backpacking days I tried, and failed, to enter twice. The Chinese were becoming progressively more strict on the paper work and criteria required to enter Tiber - visas, permits, tour guides. It was a headache, and turned out to be impossible. So it was time ...

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Motivational Monday; How I Made $1,000,000 dollars in 3 years blogging

This week I've thought long and hard about writing this post or not, worried about negative feedback, concerned that people would think I'm full of sh*t, coming across as conceited or boastful. But then I remembered a time when I was super broke, five years ago, traveling across Asia, and I read something about people making money blogging and it ...

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How to Backpack around Peru - with PeruHop

My trip around South America was one of the best experiences I've had - Galapagos, Easter Island, the World Cup Final, Machu Picchu, but one thing I wasn't quite prepared for was the sheer size of the continent. Night bus after night bus, and with my awful Spanish, often it was tough to organise. I was in Peru with my mum, and ...

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