jonny blair top irish pubs around the world

Thirsty Thursdays: 5 Best Irish Pubs From My Travels

It’s a post I was meant to write about 2 years ago to be honest, but never got round to it. In the hope I’d find better Irish Pubs than these 5. But I haven’t so the list remains the same. I’ve worked in a fair few Irish Pubs down the years and I love Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: 5 Best Irish Pubs From My Travels[…]

“2-0 to Slovenia” – Jono Crute in Maribor

In October 2008, I was in Slovenia for the first time. I have already posted a few times on here about Ljubljana, Bled and also my journey from Italy’s Trieste over the border to Slovenija. This time details the football match Slovenia v. Severna Irska (Northern Ireland), which was held in Maribor. When we had Read more about “2-0 to Slovenia” – Jono Crute in Maribor[…]

Green And White Water Rafting in Bled, Slovenia

When life gets this good, you have to pinch yourself sometimes to check its real. Looking back (only 6 months or so ago…) this memory will linger long forever in my memory. In many ways, my obsession for football and lunacy reached a peak in Bled, Slovenia. A peak which would have been a good Read more about Green And White Water Rafting in Bled, Slovenia[…]

Backpacking in Slovenia: Lovely Jubbly Ljubljana, The Capital City

Its got a great sounding name, Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia. A totally beautiful South Eastern European city, which has become much more well known in recent years following the break up of the Balkan states, and the disintegration of Yugoslavia, may it rest in peace and in history books. On route to Maribor Read more about Backpacking in Slovenia: Lovely Jubbly Ljubljana, The Capital City[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: The George Best Bar, Bled, Slovenia

It all became a bit of a dream, and a rollercoaster ride which carries on forever. Who provides me with these memories and this sort of inspiration? I’ll never ever know, but this particular blog post sits high on my experiences from life. I’ll take you back to early 2007, when a mate of mine, Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: The George Best Bar, Bled, Slovenia[…]

Entering the former Yugoslavia…

Don’t be scared by the title and don’t worry about my post-war experiences in the former Yugoslavia, it was sheer bliss and what a beautiful, breathtaking experience. I didn’t see any war, of course I wouldn’t! It was 2008, I was 28, Yugoslavia had been long gone and in a strange twist of circumstances, I Read more about Entering the former Yugoslavia…[…]

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