Maradona has Burruchaga to his left and Valdano to his left. He doesn't use them. He won't need any of them. You have to say that's magnificent.

Maradona has Burruchaga to his left and Valdano to his left. He doesn’t use them. He won’t need any of them. You have to say that’s magnificent.

“His taints and honours; waged equal with him” – William Shakespeare. The curtain falls in the city of Buenos Aires. Tears flood the streets and a city mourns in heavenly rest. And you know why it does. DAM. Diego Armando Maradona. Modern day wannabes Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo simply don’t even come close. Diego Read more about Maradona has Burruchaga to his left and Valdano to his left. He doesn’t use them. He won’t need any of them. You have to say that’s magnificent.[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 10 Pub Crawls From My Travels So Far

As I just begin to plan a major pub crawl on a big reunion day with the lads in London during the World Cup, it’s a good moment to recollect the top 10 pub crawls from my travels, some I’ve told before on Don’t Stop Living, some I haven’t yet shared. These have been absolutely Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 10 Pub Crawls From My Travels So Far[…]

Hostel 76: Awesome New Hostel in Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil

You might have read how I’ve now been to the incredible waterfalls of Iguazu twice. I first visited back in 2010 when I toured both the Brazilian and Argentinian side of the Falls before crossing the border into Paraguay. Then during the World Cup 2014 I took Panny, my Mum and Dad to Brazil for Read more about Hostel 76: Awesome New Hostel in Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil[…]

jonny blair top irish pubs around the world

Thirsty Thursdays: 5 Best Irish Pubs From My Travels

It’s a post I was meant to write about 2 years ago to be honest, but never got round to it. In the hope I’d find better Irish Pubs than these 5. But I haven’t so the list remains the same. I’ve worked in a fair few Irish Pubs down the years and I love Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: 5 Best Irish Pubs From My Travels[…]

Crossing the Drake Passage to Antarctica

World Borders: Crossing The Drake Passage from Argentina to Antarctica

This latest post in my series of World Borders is WITHOUT doubt the best border I have crossed in my travel repertoire. It is the longest ever border crossing I have done between two countries (yes, MUCH longer than flights), the most exciting and the most inspiring. This my friends is the “dreaded drake”, it’s Read more about World Borders: Crossing The Drake Passage from Argentina to Antarctica[…]

Getting from Uruguay to Argentina

World Borders: How to get from Uruguay to Argentina by boat from Colonia del Sacramento

I met a bunch of travellers in South America who had gone from Buenos Aires in Argentina to Uruguay by boat. On my journey however, I did things the opposite way. I left Montevideo on a quest to head straight to Puerto Iguazu, and I totally skipped staying any longer in Buenos Aires (except a Read more about World Borders: How to get from Uruguay to Argentina by boat from Colonia del Sacramento[…]

Jonny Blair of Dont Stop Living partying in Buenos Aires

Thirsty Thursdays: Buenos Aires Pub Crawl, Argentina

Buenos Aires will never be my favourite city on the planet, but I actually really enjoyed my big night out there so today’s Thirsty Thursdays takes us to the party zone of the Argentinian capital city. A pub crawl of the highest standard with a range of nationalities, languages, drinks, food and pubs. Plus I Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Buenos Aires Pub Crawl, Argentina[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Argentinian Steak in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Today’s featured food comes from Argentina. Is the famous Argentinian beef all it cracked up to be? Well when I was in Buenos Aires I just had to try a decent steak meal. Rather than buy one from a shop and cook it, I headed out with a travel buddy to a decent restaurant near Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Argentinian Steak in Buenos Aires, Argentina[…]

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