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Blogging Brought Me Here: Travel, Teaching & i-to-i!

Travel has brought me so much in life, it’s allowed to me take care of my loved ones, to see the world, to experience things I used to only dream about. I really love and cherish all the experiences along the way, but I also understand that...
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Every country in the world DONE! What’s next?

So what’s next? It’s been 2 weeks or so since I left Norway, my last country on my 10 year journey to every country in the world. It’s been a hell of a ride, doing medical research to fund my flight to Asia, leaving Irelan...
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How to Book Cheap Flights

How to book cheap flights?  The million dollar question right… Whether you are a frequent flier like myself or you just jet off once or twice a year, it’s fair to say that we all want to find the cheapest flights that we possibly can....
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Motivational Monday; Advice from my 33 year old self to my 23 year old self

It’s 5am, the sun is rising beside me as I’m writing from the rooftop of an Indian fishing boat after an epic 4 day trip through the Arabian ocean to finally see the Dragon Blood Trees of Socotra, Yemen. As I stand on the cusp of finishing...
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Socotra, Yemen. Where Avatar meets Jurassic Park

There are very few places in the world who can put forward a genuine, warranted claim to be be the most beautiful place on the planet. And amongst the ones that claim, you would see only the usual suspects – The Galapagos islands perhaps? M...
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4 Days on a Cement Boat to Socotra. How I Became the Only Tourist in Yemen

*Dedicated to YahYa, without whom, I would never have been able to get to Yemen, thank you mate. I had been stuck on 194/197 countries since visiting Oman in June 2016, after really traveling through almost 200 countries over a whole decade...
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Backpacking in Mogadishu; Not the Smartest Thing I’ve Ever Done

I’ll admit it, I was scared to visit Somalia properly, and even back in 2010 during my South Africa to Syria by public transport stint, when I had the chance to ‘fake’ visit Somalia I was still terrified. After a few too m...
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How Not To Visit Every Country In The World. My 5 Failed Attempts At Yemen…

197 countries in the world, it’s taken me 10 years to reach 195. Aside from a year teaching English in Chiang Mai, Thailand and a year in Sydney, Australia during my only ‘real’ job, I’ve been on the road, averaging ...
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Motivational Monday; My DNA Journey, Where I Come From

195 of 197 countries, just Yemen and Norway left. I’ve been fortunate enough to travel through (not just visit for 2 hours!) almost every country in the world, normally for weeks on end in each nation, often hmosted by generous famili...
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