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The Ten Most Unusual and Quirky Places I Have Ever Slept

I probably should have written posts like this for years as these are the ones that people care about and are interested to read. But I was always too selfish to care, I wrote about where I went, what I saw, what I wanted to write. The Five Most Unusual and Quirky Places I Have Read more about The Ten Most Unusual and Quirky Places I Have Ever Slept[…]

Backpacking in Scotland: My Best Memories

Where I grew up, in Bangor in Northern Ireland we were six miles from a coastal town called Donaghadee. From Donaghadee harbour, on a good day you could see Scotland. In fact you could see Scotland on a bad day. From Portpatrick to Donaghadee is fairly close and at one point, Northern Ireland and Scotland Read more about Backpacking in Scotland: My Best Memories[…]

Selecting the Right Conference Venue in London Victoria, England

Selecting the Right Conference Venue in London Victoria, England

  Finding just the right place to hold your meetings or have a conference in London can seem challenging. There are countless options available to you all over the city and often at a very wide range of prices. You may only have a limited budget to work with but you still want to find Read more about Selecting the Right Conference Venue in London Victoria, England[…]

Friday's Featured Food: Irish Dining At Its Finest

Friday’s Featured Food: Irish Dining At Its Finest

I remember back to the late 1980s when a pizza restaurant (Piccola Pizzeria) first opened in my hometown of Bangor in Northern Ireland. It was totally amazing for me to try a foreign food for the first time. Chinese restaurants followed and sadly so did DickMonald’s (in 1992) and suddenly it wasn’t only Irish, Scottish Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Irish Dining At Its Finest[…]

Backpacking Centurion Volume 1 - Don't Look Back in Bangor - FINALLY Released 25th June 2020

Backpacking Centurion Volume 1 – Don’t Look Back in Bangor – FINALLY Released 25th June 2020

“Although loneliness has always been a friend of mine, I’m leaving my life in your hands” – Backstreet Boys. The 25th June 1982 was a day to remember for the Northern Ireland football team. By no mere coincidence, and five years later than billed, on the 25th June 2020, I finally release the first volume Read more about Backpacking Centurion Volume 1 – Don’t Look Back in Bangor – FINALLY Released 25th June 2020[…]

Unusual Places & Experiences to Enjoy When Backpacking Germany

Germany remains one of the top five most visited countries in Europe by tourists from all around the world. The land of fairytale castles (Marburg was brilliant!), rich culture (Berlin!) and history, famous beer (Munich beer crawl) and popular festivals certainly deserves its place on every traveler’s bucket list.  Full of famous, spectacular and unusual Read more about Unusual Places & Experiences to Enjoy When Backpacking Germany[…]

Latimer Road Tube Station. Change here for the Republic of Frestonia. Please mind the gap and have your passports ready for inspection at the border.

Budget Hotels near Kings Cross St Pancras in London

One of the best places to stay during your visit to London is the area around the St Pancras station. Besides being a Central London railway terminal for trains, it is also the terminus for Eurostar services, this beautifully restored historical Victorian area is a destination in itself. Housing a variety of shops, restaurants, and Read more about Budget Hotels near Kings Cross St Pancras in London[…]

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Daydreaming in Kraków: The Weird Football Dream with Karolina and Weronika

This was an odd dream and I typed it up as soon as it happened a few years back. I am slowly getting these old stories either typed and saved, or published. Some are coming soon in the long awaited first volume of my book, Backpacking Centurion. This dream was in Kraków in Poland in 2017… Read more about Daydreaming in Kraków: The Weird Football Dream with Karolina and Weronika[…]

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