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Friday’s Featured Food: Bushmills Soda in the Copper Kettle, Bushmills, Northern Ireland

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For some reason I haven’t written too much about Northern Irish food on here before despite the fact I love it. Yes there was the cheap Ulster Fry in Holywood post from 2008 and the Pastie Supper in Bangor article, but …

Backpacking in El Salvador - Parque Libertad, San Salvador

Backpacking in El Salvador: Top 12 Sights in the Capital City San Salvador

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If you have followed Don’t Stop Living the last few weeks/months especially my Facebook page you will know that I was raving about my time in El Salvador. From the Fireball Festival to Tazumal to the Mangrove River Tour to …

Staying in the Best Budget Hotel in Birmingham, the Royal George.

Staying at the Best Budget Hotel in Birmingham, England: The Royal George

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Birmingham is England’s second biggest city and while it doesn’t attract anywhere near the same number of visitors as London, it’s a really great city to explore for a few days. I’ve been to Birmingham a few times now, one …

Pretending not to be nervous in the dentist in Hong Kong.

Tuesday’s Travel Problems: Visiting the Dentist

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The most important thing when we travel is of course health. It’s always number one. Without health we are bound to one place. Until this year, I had been relatively lucky in terms of dentist visits and work needing done …

World Travellers: Dariece and Nick from Goats on the Road at Tobago Cays - St. Vincent and The Grenadines

World Travellers: Dariece and Nick from Goats on the Road

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My latest World Travellers interview today is with Nick and Dariece who run the website Goats on the Road and are very experienced travellers and writers. Who are you? I’m Dariece, a travel fanatic! Together with my spouse, Nick, we …

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Backpacking in Catalonia: Exploring the Village of Gracia in Barcelona

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Barcelona shouts “tourist city” to me and while I can see the reason why it attracts more travellers than Valencia, I still knew I could escape the crowds and get to some off the wall places. While backpacking in Catalonia …

This; A visit to Stalin's Town: Gori in Georgia.

This, a visit to Stalin’s Town: The Gory Trip to Gori, Georgia

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Before I tell my story of the trip to Gori, a bit of background is needed here. In 2005 I visited Poland for the first time. The city where Stalin built the Palace of Culture and Science. A few months …

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Friday’s Featured Food: Desayuno Nica in Leon, Nicaragua

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When backpacking in Nicaragua, my first hostel, the Casona Colonial in Leon didn’t have their own breakfast so I headed out into a restaurant in town to try a local place. I headed to Desayunazo, a popular restaurant on a corner, frequented by …

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