Studying Saturdays: Backpacking Centurion In The Grammarian, Bangor, Northern Ireland

The Latest Saga on my TWO Books: “1 – Backpacking Centurion” and “2 – Seek Well”

** This post is dedicated to Lance Queens, a friend I met only a few times in life but a man who spoke his mind, respected me, gave me support in depression, and every second of his life he supported the Cherries (AFC Bournemouth). We enjoyed a climb up the divisions together, 4th Div to Read more about The Latest Saga on my TWO Books: “1 – Backpacking Centurion” and “2 – Seek Well”[…]

Interview with Ron Hands

Interview with 83 Year Old Blogger Ron Hands in Southbourne, Dorset, England: Author of ‘Growing Up With War’

“Bring a smile. It’s a winner.” – Ron Hands, 2016. If nothing on this site ever inspires you, perhaps this one can. It was a joy, privilege, and honour to meet up with, interview and sink beer with Ron Hands. Ron is an 83 year old blogger and can tell a story or too. Ron Read more about Interview with 83 Year Old Blogger Ron Hands in Southbourne, Dorset, England: Author of ‘Growing Up With War’[…]

Superstar Blogging: The Expert Travel Blogging Guide from Nomadic Matt

Superstar Blogging: The Expert Travel Blogging Guide from Nomadic Matt

If you have followed my travel blog the last few years, you will have seen that I follow Nomadic Matt AKA Matt Kepnes. Matt owns the number one travel blog on the internet, where he uses his expertise to help you travel Better Cheaper Longer. He knows how to plan trips, how to save you money Read more about Superstar Blogging: The Expert Travel Blogging Guide from Nomadic Matt[…]

My New e-Book: The Backpacker’s Guide to the Inca Trail by Jonny Blair

I’m delighted to release my latest e-Book, The Backpackers Guide to the Inca Trail! Back in 2010 I hiked the real Inca Trail in Peru and it was always my dream to release a book about it to help others interested in doing the popular hike. The book is a detailed 102 page guide to hiking the Inca Read more about My New e-Book: The Backpacker’s Guide to the Inca Trail by Jonny Blair[…]

Buy Your Own Island by Danny Flood: The Ultimate Guide to Breaking Free and Making Your Dreams a Reality

You know that feeling you get? You just want control. You want to be your own boss. You want to own your own island and stick your own flag in it and pour an ice cold beer from that fridge as you watch the sun sink. Yeah, that one. This is the book for it. Read more about Buy Your Own Island by Danny Flood: The Ultimate Guide to Breaking Free and Making Your Dreams a Reality[…]

My New eBook: My First Ever Travel Blog, School Trip to the Netherlands, 1991

You might have seen my social media updates about this release of my first ever travel blog, so here it is in a post to explain a bit more. As I head to my 100th country this month, I wanted to get my first ever travel blog released to get it out of the way. Read more about My New eBook: My First Ever Travel Blog, School Trip to the Netherlands, 1991[…]

How to Teach English (as a Language) For (Your) Fun and Freedom: with a blueprint for the perfect class

You’ve probably seen me promoting a few books to help you along your way and this one does the same. It’s written by Rebecca Jaynes and is all about teaching English abroad, enjoying it and seeing the world at the same time. The same sort of inspiring story that a lot of us backpacking bloggers Read more about How to Teach English (as a Language) For (Your) Fun and Freedom: with a blueprint for the perfect class[…]

Book Review: The World At Large By Cody Punter

My latest book review is of this topsy turvy thrilling travel related novel by Cody Punter. The story “The World at Large” details a young man on a spontaneous backpacking journey. You never know what’s ahead along the way. It’s available on Amazon now. The World at Large It was just another harmless escape, another routine Read more about Book Review: The World At Large By Cody Punter[…]