Our Family Dog: Rocky and His New Pure Dog Food, Perfect for Picky and Sensitive Dogs

Sometimes, I need to take a break from travel completely and I guess I generally do that on my trips home to Northern Ireland, despite my 2014 Northern Ireland tour. When I return to my sensational Northern Irish homeland, one star of my show was never given much publicity on here – my family’s dog Read more about Our Family Dog: Rocky and His New Pure Dog Food, Perfect for Picky and Sensitive Dogs[…]

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8 Ways to Make Family Mealtime Happen Even With a Busy Schedule

With summer over and the kids back to school, chances are your family’s schedule is getting filled up quickly, making it difficult to get everyone around the table at the same time for dinner. Scientific research and experts agree that having a family meal around the table has many benefits for kids, including a healthy Read more about 8 Ways to Make Family Mealtime Happen Even With a Busy Schedule[…]

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Buying Gifts for Family and Friends – 5 Ideas

As a long term traveller, I have to admit that I don’t like everything in the daily grind of life. Most of the time, I’m glad that I’m a traveller as there are a few things in particular I despise: – Shopping (pet hate) – Bills (sorry what are they?) – Shopping (pet hate) – Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Buying Gifts for Family and Friends – 5 Ideas[…]

Backpacking with My Parents: Revisiting Iguacu Falls, Brazil

It was an incredible journey for me last year when I headed to Brazil for the football World Cup with my girlfriend Panny Yu. But even better that my parents were coming travelling with us for a week of it! It was my Mum and Dad’s first time to visit South America and I met Read more about Backpacking with My Parents: Revisiting Iguacu Falls, Brazil[…]

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Sunday’s Inspiration: A Tribute to Jordan Kennedy

“Rhythm is a dancer, it’s a soul’s companion, you can feel it everywhere” – Snap, 1992 The above lyric is from the song that was number one in the music charts the day Jordan Kennedy was born. I remember the song well from my teens, and often danced to it myself. Now, I will never Read more about Sunday’s Inspiration: A Tribute to Jordan Kennedy[…]

Everything You Should Know About The Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

Backpacking in Northern Ireland, October 2014

“Someday we’ll return here. When the Belfast Child sings again.” – Simple Minds How can you go backpacking in your home country? Is it even possible? You know the towns, you know the roads, you know the local lingo, you can talk your way out of a political argument. But then…I’ve been away a while. Read more about Backpacking in Northern Ireland, October 2014[…]

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How I Cope With Being Away From My Family

A reflective and personal post now having reached 6 years of travel blogging and almost 10 years of living away from my home country of Northern Ireland. I’ve done a load of interviews recently for other sites and they often ask me: 1. Do I travel alone all the time? 2. Do I ever see Read more about How I Cope With Being Away From My Family[…]

My Family Don’t Seem So Familiar: 2 Years Apart and Hong Kong Reunion

As you get older and life changes you find you see your family less and less, unless of course you have a wife and kids of your own, which I don’t. I emigrated from the UK finally in 2009. That was the last time i saw my Mum and Dad. However it was a full Read more about My Family Don’t Seem So Familiar: 2 Years Apart and Hong Kong Reunion[…]

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