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Top 10 Cruises From My Travels

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“I’d love to get you on a slow boat to China, all to myself alone” – Frank Loesser. How do you like to travel? Boat? Plane? Bus? Train? Car? Jeep? Joe Baxi? For me, it’s anyway I can and I love …

Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Backpacking in Antarctica

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You probably get bored by my endless posts (almost 50 now?) on my favourite continent, Antarctica. However it was the trip of my lifetime and I’ll never stop raving about it! I mentioned before about the checklist on what things …

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Top 5 Places to get Naked Around the World

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We are born naked. Somewhere along the way some bright spark invented clothes and decided we should cover up. Possibly to cope with cold weather, possibly to keep clean, possibly to protect ourselves or possibly shame at showing our so …

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Top 5 Islands in Antarctica

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Every now and then I love to write about Antarctica again. It still ranks as my number one travel trip to date. A pure Winter Wonderland. An untouched paradise and a total dream backpacking destination. I’ve told my story countless …

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How to Get An Antarctica Visa

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Originally this was going to be a “tongue in cheek” type post but then I figured it doesn’t need to be. Nor should it. I’m all about decent travel advice to help you on your journeys! After my Antarctica trip …

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10 Places I LOVE Which Aren’t Even In The Lonely Planet!

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I use the Lonely Planet Guide Booksquite a lot when I travel and I like them. Usually they are correct, mostly they are useful but sometimes they are horrendously wrong and ill-informed. As soon as they go to press they …

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Posting A Postcard From Antarctica at Port Lockroy

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If you follow Don’t Stop Living, you might have read that I write and post my youngest brother a postcard from almost every new city and country I visit. If I can’t find a postbox or post office, I just …

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Backpacking in Antarctica: My Top 5 Moments!

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It’s almost three years since I went backpacking in Antarctica, and though I’ve written about 40 articles about it already, I haven’t yet done an actual “Top 5”. The main reason for this will be that I tend to write …

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