2019 round up

2019 Round-Up: $250k made, $100k donated, 64 flights and 19 countries!

2019 Round-Up: $250k made, $100k donated, 64 flights and 19 countries! Sorry for the belated round-up, if you’ve been following me on instagram.com/onestep4ward you’ll see I’ve been up South America’s highest mountai...

The Best Digital Nomad Insurance

The Best Digital Nomad Insurance If you’re an expat, a digital nomad or a long-term traveler, you need travel health insurance. Finally, for just over $9 a week, you can have all the health insurance you need around the world for chea...
MDS terrain

Marathon Des Sables Frequently Asked Questions

Marathon Des Sables Frequently Asked Questions I’m no athlete. In fact, I’m not even a runner (although I did once finish 8th in the North Pole Marathon!). Despite that, in April 209 I ran 6 marathons in 6 days across the Sahara...

6 Marathons in 6 Days in the Sahara; The Marathon Des Sables

6 Marathons in 6 Days in the Sahara; The Marathon Des Sables What is the Marathon Des Sables? Check out my FAQ article for the Marathon Des Sables (aka the MDS) for quick answers to the big questions. This article is more about my feelings...
2018 Recap, the positive bits

2018 Recap; Travels, Charity, Money, Fitness, Mental Health

2018 Recap; Travels, Money, Fitness, Mental Health So 2018 has been and gone. Wow. I turned 35 in December 2018, where does the time go? I’ll tell you where, the same damn place it goes for everyone. We all share 24 hours in a day, 12...
The Cook Islands

Goal Diggers. What’s your Everest?

Goal Diggers. What’s your Everest? My sister warned me. After I finished such a big goal, there’d be a lull, a time when I felt a little lost. And there it was staring me in the face. I was back ‘home’ in Bangkok, Thailand. Sitting on the e...
Johnny ward girlfriend

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...

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...

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 ...
taj mahal agra

Motivational Monday: How I made $25, 000USD in 19 Days in January

Happy new year folks, it’s January, we’re back to normality after New Years, Christmas and holiday season, and personally after my 2 week charity trip to Cambodia with our GiveBackGiveAway.com foundation, 10 days in India for Ch...

#Travel Goals. My 2016 Recap – 30 countries, $200k+, 64 flights!

As the new year bounces in with all too familiar hangovers and false promises, I think it’s important to take a while and reflect on our previous year. Too often, we get caught up in the hectic nature of life in the 21st century and w...

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