Top 12 Travel Highlights of 2014

I’m pretty busy at the moment trying to go through all my unwritten posts, but it’s still nice to reflect on a top 12 travel moments of the year – something I did a similar post on in 2012 and 2013. This year I started off in Iraq on New Year’s Day and I have Read more about Top 12 Travel Highlights of 2014[…]

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Backpacking in Brazil: Top 9 Things to See and Do in Fortaleza

I had a stop over in Fortaleza in 2011 and I had no idea what impact or importance that stop over would have for me. In the end, I had to wait just over 3 years to find out and life had gone full circle as I got tickets for the Brazil v. Mexico World Read more about Backpacking in Brazil: Top 9 Things to See and Do in Fortaleza[…]

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41 Different Places That I Have Watched World Cup 2014 So Far

The World Cup is just crazy. As a massive football fan, it’s taken me 34 years to finally make it to a World Cup and see the atmosphere for real in Brazil 2014 and it’s just incredible. However I have been on the move a lot and so far I have watched the World Cup Read more about 41 Different Places That I Have Watched World Cup 2014 So Far[…]

Where to Stay While Backpacking in Fortaleza, Brazil: The J Sun Hostel

As the World Cup hits Brazil for undoubtedly the craziest party of my lifetime, we decided to kick things off in the city of Fortaleza. We went to the Brazil v. Mexico match in Fortaleza and based ourselves in the city for a hat trick of days, loving the place. We stayed in the J Read more about Where to Stay While Backpacking in Fortaleza, Brazil: The J Sun Hostel[…]

Top 6 Things To Do At Brazilian Airports During the World Cup (unrelated to flights)

Having lived out my childhood dream of being in Brazil for the World Cup this month, I’ve been doing a mixture of watching football, partying, travelling, working, backpacking, transiting, writing, sleeping and I have ended up spending a fair bit of time in airports in Brazil (4 airport visits so far and maybe 4 more Read more about Top 6 Things To Do At Brazilian Airports During the World Cup (unrelated to flights)[…]

Watching the World Cup Fan Fest in Fortaleza, Brazil

Since the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany, fan parks have provided another fantastic element to the world’s most popular sporting event. While Rio’s Copacabana Beach has probably been this World Cup’s number-one fan park, visitors to Minas Gerais capital, Belo Horizonte, are able to attend the first ever indoor Fan Fest. However, life took Read more about Watching the World Cup Fan Fest in Fortaleza, Brazil[…]

My Top 5 Memories From Backpacking in Brazil

As I head back to Brazil next week for the madness that is the FIFA World Cup I thought I’d recollect my top memories from my previous two visits to Brazil. In fact, as ever I still have a load of untold stories from Brazil, but here’s a quick top 5 memories from backpacking in Read more about My Top 5 Memories From Backpacking in Brazil[…]

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Is this the way to Fortaleza? Don’t Stop Living goes full circle again, my World Cup Travel Plans!

I cast my mind to my trip to Suriname in 2011. On the way to meet my friends in Recife, Brazil I had a stopover in a city unknown to me at the time, Fortaleza. It was a four hour layover and I was back in Brazil after the magic of tropical Suriname. It was Read more about Is this the way to Fortaleza? Don’t Stop Living goes full circle again, my World Cup Travel Plans![…]

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