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Top 5 Cities I Miss From Europe!

I often get asked about Europe and why I haven’t written much about my own continent for a while. The real answer is that all my travels in Europe were 2003 – 2009. In the last 4 years I’ve had less than 2 weeks travelling in Europe! This makes it my LEAST travelled continent in Read more about Top 5 Cities I Miss From Europe![…]

Jonny Blair working on the gangway on cross channel ferries in 2009

Working Wednesdays: The Easiest Job In The World – ‘Gangway Man’

When you move around a lot, you jobs change often and perhaps the best job I ever had was when I worked on ferries – being paid to travel must be good! So this week’s Working Wednesday comes from my time being ‘Gangway Man’ on the ferries. While some people hate thinking about their jobs, Read more about Working Wednesdays: The Easiest Job In The World – ‘Gangway Man’[…]

Top 5 Cities For Night Views

I was browsing in a camera shop tonight and got thinking about taking photos at night. I suddenly realised that of all the outdoor photos I have uploaded on here, about 95% of them are daytime! So here’s 5 of my favourite cities by night, for views. The thing about night photos is they need Read more about Top 5 Cities For Night Views[…]

Working Wednesdays: A Quick Post About My Time at Condor Ferries

2009 was a sad time in my life and this job would have been a dream job for me had I stopped and realised how amazing it actually was. Serving customers on board cross channel ferries was surely a dream come true. In the future I will write properly and more detailed account of life Read more about Working Wednesdays: A Quick Post About My Time at Condor Ferries[…]

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Backpacking in France: Walking up The Tour Eiffel, Paris

Its one of them there famous world landmarks that you should really visit, and climb. Or so obvious people say. I’m going to be very obvious here. At the wrinkled age of 27, I finally made it to Paris and set about seeing the sights of the city and the obvious trek to the Tour Read more about Backpacking in France: Walking up The Tour Eiffel, Paris[…]

Ou est le gare s’il vous plait?

I had been to France three times before. All with my family on holidays in the summers of 1989, 1992 and 1993. During that time I had visited St Malo, Cherbourg, La Roche sur Yon, St Gilles and St Jean de Monts. The 2007 France adventure would see me breeze through Campeigne and Marseilles, before Read more about Ou est le gare s’il vous plait?[…]

Le sud de France…Marseille

The trip to Marseilles was class. I caught the TGV from Paris Gare de Lyon at around 11 am, and by 3pm that afternoon I was in sunny Marseilles on France’s South Coast. These high speed trains need to be done! The journey down was so fast, I grabbed some photos of the lovely landscape, Read more about Le sud de France…Marseille[…]

This couldn’t be Rotterdam or anywhere…

Well the idea was to see as many countries, places, culture, sights, people, pubs, restaurants, lifestyles, football stadiums, beers etc. in the world on my 78 day Round the World Trip. So when I left the Hotel Mercure in France’s Campeigne one Thursday morning in August, the plan was that there wasn’t a plan. I Read more about This couldn’t be Rotterdam or anywhere…[…]

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