Thirsty Thursdays: STEVEN DAVIS Pub Crawl in Lviv, Ukraine

“YAMD” – Northern Ireland football supporters, circa Denmark away 2006. When I first backpacked in Ukraine in 2015, I raved about how incredible the bars in Lviv were. It came as no surprise to me of course, as countries such as Poland, Belarus, Ukrainę and Russia generally have the best bars in the world, in Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: STEVEN DAVIS Pub Crawl in Lviv, Ukraine[…]

Sunday’s Inspiration: A Hat-Trick of Years Since My Hat-Trick City Arrival in Gdańsk

“Time flies” – Anon. On this exact Sunday evening, 156 weeks ago (3 years ago), I arrived by flight into Gdańsk in Poland. It was just another city on my journey, surely. Nothing special, nothing was about to change. Sunday 3rd July 2016. I had never been to Gdańsk before but it was my fourth time in Read more about Sunday’s Inspiration: A Hat-Trick of Years Since My Hat-Trick City Arrival in Gdańsk[…]

A lifesaver - a Poncho

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Random and Quirky Items To Put In Your Backpack

As I become more and more experienced as a traveller, I also learn what things to pack and what not to pack – what to leave behind. Down the years I made many mistakes when it comes to preparation, equipment, packing etc. It’s all a learning process, a trial and error. You learn from your Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Random and Quirky Items To Put In Your Backpack[…]

Sunday's Inspiration: Postcards From Babruysk, Belarus, 12 Years Later

Sunday’s Inspiration: Postcards From Babruysk, Belarus, 12 Years Later

Sunday Story time and a flashback to 2007… Just under 12 years ago (August 2007) when I started this travel blog, one of the first articles I wrote was about the city of Babruisk / Bobruisk / Babruysk in Belarus. I was there on a crazy train journey from Minsk, all alone to watch a Read more about Sunday’s Inspiration: Postcards From Babruysk, Belarus, 12 Years Later[…]

Sunday’s Inspiration: I Bought A Bed, It’s A Brand New Start

“I’m going to clear out my head. I’m going to get myself straight. I know it’s never to late to make a brand new start” – Paul Weller. A few days ago, I re-published the Don’t Stop Living Facebook Page. For good. It has been a huge week of change in my life. Sure, depression Read more about Sunday’s Inspiration: I Bought A Bed, It’s A Brand New Start[…]

Group Touring Los Angeles’s Famous Watering Holes

Looking back to my early backpacking days and indeed the birth of this site, one of the first places I ever wrote about was Los Angeles! Yes, I was there back in 2007 when David Beckham signed for LA Galaxy and I toured Venice Beach, Hollywood Hills and of course the famous Hermosa Beach, where Read more about Group Touring Los Angeles’s Famous Watering Holes[…]

Travel Essentials: My New Wallet from Allett Wallets

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: My New Wallet from Allett Wallets

After losing my wallet in horrendous fashion in 2012 while tubing in Laos, I had to really look after my possessions a lot. Yet down the years, I have managed to lose phones, wallets, cameras and hats – sadly my famous blue hat was also lost in Laos in 2012. Since the Laos disaster, I Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: My New Wallet from Allett Wallets[…]

Top 10 Casinos in the World

With online gambling that is always on the rise, you might be thinking that land-based casinos are struggling and about to lose their sparkle to technology. We have discussed this matter with the online casino experts at leading online casino comparison site casinobiggestbonus and they have confirmed that this is not entirely true. Punters, lots Read more about Top 10 Casinos in the World[…]

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