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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...
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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...
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Visiting Socotra, Yemen; My 1st Experience & How I Did It

Visiting Socotra, Yemen; My Experience and How I Did It EDIT 2020: YOU CAN JOIN ME ON A TOUR TO SOCOTRA IN JANUARY 2021. CHECK THE LINK HERE. There are very few places in the world that can put forward a genuine, warranted claim to be the m...
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boat to socotra

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. EDIT 2020: YOU CAN JOIN ME ON A TOUR TO SOCOTRA IN JANUARY 2021, CHECK THE LINK HERE.  4 Days on a Cement Boat to Socotra I had been stuck...
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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…

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, Austra...
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Overland from Cape Town to Cairo – $10,000 very well spent

Cape Town to Cairo mission complete! 19 countries, 7 months, $10,000USD. Traveling overland, Cape town to Cairo, across the entire continent of Africa is traveling in its truest form. After traveling from Japan almost all the way to Austral...
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Dead Bodies and Bandits in the Ivory Coast; The worst travel day of my life

Reality bites. After being arrested twice earlier on in the day for illegally trying to smuggle ourselves out of the Ivory Coast, and into Liberia, and having spent 2 days in hellish conditions overland to get to the border town in the firs...
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