Marathon Des Sables; My Experience Running 6 Marathons in 6 Days in the Sahara

Marathon Des Sables; My Experience Running 6 Marathons in 6 Days in the Sahara 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...
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Mount Everest Nepal

What are the Seven Summits (2021 update)? A List in the Order of Height, Cost, Difficulty etc

What are the Seven Summits? A List in the Order of Height, Cost, Difficulty etc So what are the 7 summits? The seven summits are the 7 highest mountains on each continent. Ok, so how many continents are there in the world then? There are 7...
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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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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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Travel to Somalia; How I Traveled to Mogadishu

Travel to Somalia; How I Traveled to Mogadishu I’ll admit it, I was scared to travel to Somalia properly, and even back in 2010 during my overland trip from South Africa to Syria by public transport stint, when I had the chance to vis...
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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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