Global Backpacking: 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Africa

Africa is a dream holiday destination; it is a vast expanse that features some of the most impressive and awe-inspiring scenery that you will ever experience. It is famous for safari and animals, as well as fantastic cuisine. There is plenty to see and do, and it’s essential that you prepare in advance so that Read more about Global Backpacking: 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Africa[…]

Backpacking Snacker: Biltong - The ultimate post-gym protein snack?

Backpacking Snacker: Biltong – The ultimate post-gym protein snack?

There is nothing better than feeling the tightness in your muscles after a good weightlifting workout at the gym. Your body requires protein to rebuild its muscles and increase their mass and strength. It is not enough to just lift weights and go home. It would help if you nourished your muscles to stimulate their Read more about Backpacking Snacker: Biltong – The ultimate post-gym protein snack?[…]

Not Backpacking Anywhere But Poland: I Broke My Adult Record of Time In ONE Country

Not Backpacking Anywhere But Poland: I Broke My Adult Record of Time In ONE Country

“Here am I. Going nowhere on a train. Here am I. Growing older in the rain” – Noel Gallagher. I broke 5 records today in my adult lifetime. Incredible!! Poland is the winner, it has beaten Australia and previously Northern Ireland as the longest time I have spent in one country as an adult. 22nd Read more about Not Backpacking Anywhere But Poland: I Broke My Adult Record of Time In ONE Country[…]

The Back Four Project Release Their New Single - This Is Where It All Begins

“The Back Four” Project Release Their New Single – This Is Where It All Begins

Get ready for this one. As a kid growing up in Northern Ireland, I watched football incessantly. At the 1982 and 1986 World Cups, Northern Ireland excelled and took on the world, playing 8 matches and the only 3 we lost were to World Cup winning countries (France, Spain, Brazil) we even beat Spain 1-0 Read more about “The Back Four” Project Release Their New Single – This Is Where It All Begins[…]

Glory Days Loyal: One Photo From Each Of My First 188 Real Countries

As of today, it’s a full year since I last left Poland. This is my adult record without crossing a border, without changing countries and also without even visiting a new city/town. This post has 188 photos, one from each real country that I have backpacked. The original plan was to backpack 200 countries by Read more about Glory Days Loyal: One Photo From Each Of My First 188 Real Countries[…]

Introducing 20 Dreams: A Great Game To Play At Home

Introducing 20 Dreams: A Excellent New Game To Play At Home

Lockdown has taken its toll, travel doesn’t really exist anymore, meeting your mates “down the pub” is done on zoom, so what next? We need new and exciting ideas for things to do without going outside – things to keep us occupied in the safety of our own homes, even if it means being mask Read more about Introducing 20 Dreams: A Excellent New Game To Play At Home[…]

Skiing Tourist: Should You Buy or Rent Your Skis?

Skiing Tourist: Should You Buy or Rent Your Skis?

Going on a ski vacation can be so much fun. It can be a great place to get some exercise, to get some air, and to plan a ton of fun activities with family and friends. Skis can be expensive however and without the right ski equipment it can be very hard to actually get Read more about Skiing Tourist: Should You Buy or Rent Your Skis?[…]

Backpacking in India: Hampi to Chennai Night Train

Backpacking in India: Hampi to Hosapete to Chennai Night Train

I was certainly a latecomer to backpacking in India. I avoided it on my trips so many times, whackpacking the likes of China, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Myanmar all before I visited India. India in 2016 became my 141st country to visit. Therefore India doesn’t feature at all in my Backpacking Centurion series, which only focused Read more about Backpacking in India: Hampi to Hosapete to Chennai Night Train[…]

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