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About Jonny Blair

I'm Jonny Blair, a travelling Northern Irishman. Since leaving my hometown a decade ago I have managed to visit over 100 countries and over 600 towns or cities across all 7 continents. Along the way I have worked in countless jobs! Join my journey on Don't Stop Living - a lifestyle of travel as I provide you with tips and inspiration to live your travel dreams! Safe travels! Follow me on Jonny Blair Google Plus

Sunday Disillusion: The Nice People Lose in Life – Suicide, Death, Liars, GuruGods

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“Life lies a slow suicide” – Richey James Edwards. Everyday I waken up and want to die. Life has been like this for 14 months or so now and nothing helps – drugs, pills, visiting family/friends, going to football, doctors, …

Disturbia in Serbia: Backpacking Belgrade, No Red Star Delight

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“Where are you when the sun goes down, you’re so far away from me” – Dire Straits. Disturbia: Backpacking in Red Star Belgrade, Serbia. A country which offered me a hat trick of names over the years was also one …

Backpacking in Poland: The Time I Went Speed Dating in Warszawa

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Long before I had this blog, and when I was also single, back in 2004 as a student at Bournemouth University, in England, I went to a “Speed Dating night” with my friends Lock in Lee, Mad Mike and Jody. …

World Travellers: Randy Williams AKA Ramblin’ Randy

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World Travellers makes a welcome return tonight, now that Don’t Stop Living has arrived back on the travel blogging scene in time for the website’s ten year anniversary and there could be nobody better to bring in for my first …

Backpacking in the Philippines: My Top Five Memories

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Being based in Hong Kong from 2011 to 2015 (give or take a few side trips and jaunts around the world) allowed me to see most of Asia, and as of August 2017, there are only 6 recognised Asian countries I …

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Staying in or Going out: How Technology Changed Our Habits

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Outdoor Activities Go Indoors The Internet of things has dramatically changed the way we communicate, socialize, and source information. Perhaps the most notable change has been the way we interact with one another. Barely a decade ago, people preferred face-to-face …

My Stay at the Hotel Ibis Centrum, Krakow, Poland

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It is always an emotional return for me to cities I backpacked through before I started my new life in Poland. As a tourist, I visited Poland 4 times before moving here in 2016. One of those trips saw a …

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Top Reasons to Visit Israel this Year

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Israel is a very small country and you can travel across most of it in a day at a push, though I spent 3 weeks there (and also 3/4 days backpacking in Palestine). On your visit, you’ll see landmarks dating …

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