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Thirsty Thursdays: 5 Best Irish Pubs From My Travels

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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 …

Crossing the Drake Passage to Antarctica

World Borders: Crossing The Drake Passage from Argentina to Antarctica

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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), …

Thirsty Thursdays: The World’s Southernmost Irish Pub!

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I first used the term “Thirsty Thursdays” as a student when I had my own FM radio show on Nerve FM. Each day I had a different title for my radio show, and 9 years on from that radio show, …

Backpacking in Argentina: Staying at the Cruz Del Sur Hostel, Ushuaia

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  I actually stayed in 4 different places while in Ushuaia, the world’s most southerly city in November 2010. My sole purpose to visit Ushuaia was to go to Antarctica and I basically used the city as a stepping stone …

Hotel Ushuaia, Argentina – The Real Fawlty Towers!

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I never even wanted to stay in the Hotel Ushuaia and as a general rule when I’m travelling I try my best to avoid hotels. I’m not a hotel person at all. I dislike their non descript lack of personality. …

Backpacking in Argentina: Staying at Patagonia Pais Hostel, Ushuaia

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After the immense trip to Antarctica, it was time to relax in the world’s southernmost city again, Ushuaia on the tip of Argentina. Before the Antarctica trip I had already spent a night in the excellent Cruz del Sur hostel …

The Day I…Smuggled Drugs Through Argentina!!

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I arrived sometime after 6 am at Ezeiza Airport on the edge of Buenos Aires. I was meant to fly from the city’s other airport, Jorge Newberry, used for internal flights (which mine was) but it was conveniently shut. But …

Backpacking in Argentina: Buenos Noches Buenos Aires

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It was time to say Buenos Noches (goodnight) to Buenos Aires exactly this time last year in order for me to fly south down to Ushuaia – the world’s most southern “city” which is located in Argentina at Tierra Del …

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