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The Night I Got Locked in A Bus and Slept in It, New South Wales, Australia

Yes, there was that silly night when I fell asleep on a bus, got locked inside, and slept in it until the morning. My crazy stories haven’t all been told yet of course and I was just reminiscing about the night I ended up getting locked in a public bus in Australia. Please note alcohol was Read more about The Night I Got Locked in A Bus and Slept in It, New South Wales, Australia[…]

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The Night My Best Mate Drank 3 Litres of cider in the space of 90 seconds on a Megabus to Leeds, England

Crazy stuff time. This is an old gem of a memory which still has me and my mates talking about it, and me blogging about it some NINE years later. We’re warped back to the end of January 2005. I was living in Bournemouth in England at the time but we were on a crazy Read more about The Night My Best Mate Drank 3 Litres of cider in the space of 90 seconds on a Megabus to Leeds, England[…]

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The Day My Girlfriend Got Stung By A Jellyfish in Malaysia, at Sapi Island, Borneo

Not so much a crazy story here today but a reminder to be careful and remember that hazards are everywhere we go, whether minor or major. Getting stung by a jellyfish is something that can happen easily. So my girlfriend Panny Yu and I were on an island hopping tour off the coast of Kota Read more about The Day My Girlfriend Got Stung By A Jellyfish in Malaysia, at Sapi Island, Borneo[…]

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Crazy Mini-Bus/ Marshrutky from Stepanakert to Vank, Nagorno Karabakh

OK so down the years, I’ve been on some crazy types of transport on my travels and some absolutely manic journeys: – Turbo Jet in New Zealand (world’s fastest speedboat) – Cruise Ship to Antarctica – Mini-bus to Harar, Ethiopia (broke down, killed a cow, got stopped by police, windscreen smashed, stopped off for 4 Read more about Crazy Mini-Bus/ Marshrutky from Stepanakert to Vank, Nagorno Karabakh[…]

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The Day I…Threw $1000 US Dollars into the Nam Song River in Laos

I almost didn’t want to write about this travel mishap, but I said recently it’s a “no holds barred” on here so all the crazy “The Day I…” stories are going up!! It happened and I’m embarrassed by it, but looking back it was about a year ago now and I’m not angry anymore. I Read more about The Day I…Threw $1000 US Dollars into the Nam Song River in Laos[…]

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Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Doing a Shit, 13 Travel Tips

On Tuesday’s Travel Essentials I aim to cover as many aspects to travel as I can. Without further ado, and with no apologies for the use of the word “shit” here are my tips on doing a shit on your travels. Yes, travellers need to shit too. We also go to the toilet… 1. Always Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Doing a Shit, 13 Travel Tips[…]

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The Day I…Wore Pink Ladies Pants to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland

Another of those “you had to be there” travel stories and this time it comes from Iceland. That magnificent island country that most backpackers in Europe forget about as they’re too busy inter-railing round the mainland. We had booked onto a Golden Circle tour. I was with about 6 or 7 travel buddies and after Read more about The Day I…Wore Pink Ladies Pants to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland[…]