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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Snowmobiles and Polar Bears in Svalbard Norway

Snowmobiles and Polar Bears in Svalbard Norway Svalbard Norway, in the Arctic Circle may not be on your radar right now, but give it 5 minutes to flick through my experience there and let’s see if I can change that! Snowmobiling acros...
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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...
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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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Visiting Socotra, Yemen.

Visiting Socotra, Yemen. EDIT 2019: YOU CAN JOIN ME ON A TOUR TO SOCOTRA IN FEBRUARY 2020. CHECK THE LINK HERE. 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 p...
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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 2019: YOU CAN JOIN ME ON A TOUR TO SOCOTRA IN FEBRUARY 2020, CHECK THE LINK HERE.  4 Days on a Cement Boat to Socotra I had been stuck on...
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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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