Backpacking in Austenasia: Guided Tour of the Protected State of Orly

Recently I had the honour of becoming the first ever tourist to visit the Empire of Austenasia, which declared independence from the United Kingdom back in 2008 and is a small country of 75 residents. After crossing the border from the English town of Carshalton into Wrythe, capital of Austenasia I was greeted by Emperor Read more about Backpacking in Austenasia: Guided Tour of the Protected State of Orly[…]

Backpacking in Austenasia: Top 8 Sights in Wrythe, the Capital

On one of my recent adventures I became the first tourist to visit Wrythe, Austenasia’s capital. Having crossed the border from the town of Carshalton in London, England I was greeted by Emperor Jonathan I and given a guided tour of the capital. Here are the top 8 sights in Wrythe, capital of the Empire Read more about Backpacking in Austenasia: Top 8 Sights in Wrythe, the Capital[…]

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Backpacking in Austenasia: Becoming the First Tourist to Visit Wrythe, the Capital

On my landmark milestone week where I crack my 100th real life country to have visited, I decided on a few other quirky adventures on the way, this involved visits to see my friends and family on route as well as a few small nations, unknown countries and disputed regions. I was very enthusiastic about my visit Read more about Backpacking in Austenasia: Becoming the First Tourist to Visit Wrythe, the Capital[…]

World Borders: How to Get to Wrythe, Austenasia (Within Carshalton, England)

The route to my 100th (FIFA recognised) country couldn’t have been more bizarre really. To spice things up, and in true fashion of the way this journey has gone, I decided to visit a few small countries/micronations on the way. My fascination for disputed regions, breakaway republics and self declared nations possibly comes from the fact Read more about World Borders: How to Get to Wrythe, Austenasia (Within Carshalton, England)[…]

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My Travel Plans for My 100th Country and The DSL Book Launch

“How we like to sing along, though the words are wrong. It really really really could happen.” – Damon Albarn, 1995 This is a post for any regular readers out there that follow my journeys. I don’t always document my upcoming plans and I thought I’d give a nice easy to understand account of where Read more about My Travel Plans for My 100th Country and The DSL Book Launch[…]

Sunday’s Inspiration: We Could Be Reaching Out For Anything If We Try Enough (99 Not Out)

“Everything is out there. And there’s no limits out there. We could be reaching out for anything if we try enough.” – Tunde Baiyewu So the journey continues and I’ve a lot of people to thank for it. It wasn’t the end of the road. There was no “hanging up my backpack” and becoming a Read more about Sunday’s Inspiration: We Could Be Reaching Out For Anything If We Try Enough (99 Not Out)[…]

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