Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: My Best Visa Tips From Around the World

Today on Tuesday’s Travel Essentials, I thought it would be a cool idea to put together a list of all the visa posts and advice I have written in a “best visa tips” style post. This makes an easy resource for any of my readers and visitors to find. I really hope you find it Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: My Best Visa Tips From Around the World[…]

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My Personal Top 10 Posts from the first 1,500 Articles on Don’t Stop Living

So it’s official – this is my 1,500th blog post on Don’t Stop Living that is published and live for the whole world to read. Not a brag or a boast by the way, but certainly this is a reflective post for me – it was only something I noticed as I logged in and Read more about My Personal Top 10 Posts from the first 1,500 Articles on Don’t Stop Living[…]

Crossing the Drake Passage to Antarctica

World Borders: Crossing The Drake Passage from Argentina to Antarctica

This latest post in my series of World Borders is WITHOUT doubt the best border I have crossed in my travel repertoire. It is the longest ever border crossing I have done between two countries (yes, MUCH longer than flights), the most exciting and the most inspiring. This my friends is the “dreaded drake”, it’s Read more about World Borders: Crossing The Drake Passage from Argentina to Antarctica[…]

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Working Wednesdays: Travel Writing

Hold on a second, you’re a travel writer and now you’re writing about travel writing??!! Yes I am. While my “Working Wednesdays” series aims to detail stories, tips and ideas for working your way round the globe, I also talk about my own jobs and experiences. So this week, I thought I would do my Read more about Working Wednesdays: Travel Writing[…]

Travel Myths Busted!: Part 1 – Australia is ‘Expensive’

In this new ongoing series of “Travel Myths Busted” I’m out to dispel and prove wrong many of those theories and stories you hear from other travellers. Quite often I find that other travellers don’t always give the best tips, neither do travel agencies or companies. In fact sometimes the best places to look are Read more about Travel Myths Busted!: Part 1 – Australia is ‘Expensive’[…]

Leaving Shinying (Sinying/Xinying) Behind For This Lifetime…

Memories are emotional. “Saudades” as the Portuguese, Brazilians and Angolans say…that lingering, sentimental emotion associated with a place, a time, a person, people, a memory, which but for the invention of a time machine, WILL NEVER BE REPLACED. That’s a globe of planet earth above, one which I found on my first day in Shinying, Read more about Leaving Shinying (Sinying/Xinying) Behind For This Lifetime…[…]