Sam Robinson with Afriyie Acquah (Glentoran and Ghana 2014)

Foreign Footballers Who Were at Northern Irish Clubs and Went to the World Cup (Non-Irish)

As a Northern Irishman, growing up watching the Irish League supporting Glentoran FC, there were not an abudance of foreigners in our league, nor many foreign World Cup stars. But football was always beautiful regardless of that. I saw a load of Northern Ireland internationals playing live in the Irish League though! Down the years, Read more about Foreign Footballers Who Were at Northern Irish Clubs and Went to the World Cup (Non-Irish)[…]

Backpacking in Croatia: Best Tourist Options

Backpacking in Croatia: Best Tourist Options on the Pearl of the Adriatic

Croatia is one of those odd countries from my travel repertoire. Officially I have been to Croatia 3 times, and to 3 different cities and to no towns or villages! Also, until today I never really wrote about it, in fact I didn’t even have a blog section for it – almost like a forgotten Read more about Backpacking in Croatia: Best Tourist Options on the Pearl of the Adriatic[…]

4 Legendary Wacaday Footballers Who Played for Multiple FIFA Countries!!

Football Journeymen: 11 Legendary Footballers Who Played for Multiple Countries!!

On my travels around the world, one of the most fascinating aspects of it for me, is changing countries. I just love the idea of crossing a new border, seeing a new flag, watching a different international football team, changing currencies, saying thank you in a different language and so on. I despise cloned countries Read more about Football Journeymen: 11 Legendary Footballers Who Played for Multiple Countries!![…]

Backpacking in Hungary: Debrecen's Nagytemplom

Is It Expensive To Go Backpacking Around Europe?

Europe is a dream destination for many people. There are so many tourist sites to see that months may not be enough to see what this continent has to offer.  One of the biggest questions always asked is whether it is very expensive to travel around Europe. While there’s no doubt that traveling will really Read more about Is It Expensive To Go Backpacking Around Europe?[…]

Dating Online During Lockdown: Virtual Speed Dating With Date In a Dash!

“If this ain’t love then why does it feel so good?” – Spiller (Groovejet). Being stuck at home in this difficult period of life can mean a complete withdrawal from real life socialising, and all that comes with it. For me, dating, or even the option of dating disappeared completely. But then I discovered, it Read more about Dating Online During Lockdown: Virtual Speed Dating With Date In a Dash![…]

Morgan Day: How an Oklahoma Lady Became The Queen of East Belfast in Northern Ireland

Morgan Day: How an Oklahoma Lady Became The Queen of East Belfast in Northern Ireland

“Morgan Day” – Glentoran FC fans. “Precious time is slipping away; but you’re only king for a day” – (East Belfast child) Van Morrison. The last two weeks have been a little manic for an Oklahoma based Marketing and Social Media lady by the name of Morgan Day. You see, as a Glentoran fan, on Read more about Morgan Day: How an Oklahoma Lady Became The Queen of East Belfast in Northern Ireland[…]

My 100 Top Football Moments From 100 Countries

“Gerry Armstrong, what a worker he is” – John Motson. In February 2020, when I hit country 186 on my personal list of recognised separate states, one of my priorities was to watch a football match there. That country was Lesotho and I arrived into the capital city Maseru ready for the big match. That Read more about My 100 Top Football Moments From 100 Countries[…]

World Borders: How To Get From France to Monaco (And Get Your Passport Stamped in Monte Carlo)

“Give me something I can rely on, far away from the life that I once know – Monaco. Monaco is an enigma, that’s for sure! As a lover of wacaday republics, unrecognised states, countries that don’t exist, nations unofficial and unclaimed lands, Monaco was right up my street. And it was a handy little trip Read more about World Borders: How To Get From France to Monaco (And Get Your Passport Stamped in Monte Carlo)[…]

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