Backpacking in Thailand: Chao Phraya River Cruise, Bangkok

I don’t write about Thailand much, it bored the living daylights out of me, but it seems to be on everyone’s travel list and I started this article about 5 years ago and never finished it, so here it is. Bangkok has normally been on my “try to avoid” list mainly because loads of people Read more about Backpacking in Thailand: Chao Phraya River Cruise, Bangkok[…]

Visiting the World’s Biggest and Best Titanic Museum: Titanic Belfast, Northern Ireland

There are so many myths about the ill-fated supership The Titanic over the years, that the only place to get the real story, the truth behind this incredible ship is to return to the place where it was built. The place where it sailed out of for the first time – Belfast City in Northern Read more about Visiting the World’s Biggest and Best Titanic Museum: Titanic Belfast, Northern Ireland[…]

5 Cool Boat Trips From My Travels

As I prepare for another boat trip on this crazy journey, it seems a good time to write about 5 cool boat trips down the years. I’ve crossed borders on boats and done some crazy lunatic boat journeys to random remote islands and countries. I often travelled without incentive or purpose, I travelled because I Read more about 5 Cool Boat Trips From My Travels[…]

Top 10 Cruises From My Travels

“I’d love to get you on a slow boat to China, all to myself alone” – Frank Loesser. How do you like to travel? Boat? Plane? Bus? Train? Car? Jeep? Joe Baxi? For me, it’s anyway I can and I love the whole aspect of travelling, just being out there seeing the world. I once wrote Read more about Top 10 Cruises From My Travels[…]

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World Borders: How to Get from Belize to Honduras (Ferry from Placencia to Puerto Cortes)

I had already dipped in and out of Honduras before I visited Belize so this was my second time to enter the country. After a great week in Belize (including touring ATM caves, staying in San Pedro and Belmopan) we decided to get the boat to Honduras which only leaves once a week. So you Read more about World Borders: How to Get from Belize to Honduras (Ferry from Placencia to Puerto Cortes)[…]

Taking A Winter Boat Tour in Stockholm, Sweden with Stromma and Stockholm Sightseeing

After my time touring the key sights of Stockholm in Sweden by bus it was time for a boat tour on the waters of this city which has allegedly about 50,000 islands in it! I teamed up with Stromma and went on their Winter tour with Stockholm Sightseeing. Our tour was the 10.15am boat, which departed Read more about Taking A Winter Boat Tour in Stockholm, Sweden with Stromma and Stockholm Sightseeing[…]

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World Borders: Getting The Guernsey to Herm Ferry, Channel Islands (St. Peter Port to Herm Harbour)

I have spoken about my time touring the Channel Islands before and the magic of it will never leave me. Islands like Herm and Sark are just truly remote travel gems that had me totally inspired. I talked about getting the Guernsey to Sark ferry before and about my time touring Sark, but I didn’t Read more about World Borders: Getting The Guernsey to Herm Ferry, Channel Islands (St. Peter Port to Herm Harbour)[…]

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World Borders: Getting the Belfast to Birkenhead Ferry (Northern Ireland to England)

It was a return to the familiar border crossings for me earlier in the year as I got the ferry from Belfast to Birkenhead. It’s a great way to get from Northern Ireland to England, and also avoids the hassle of flying, allows you to drive there by car, bring as much as you want Read more about World Borders: Getting the Belfast to Birkenhead Ferry (Northern Ireland to England)[…]