Friday’s Featured Food: Cuy al Horno (Roasted Guinea Pig)

On selected Friday’s, Don’t Stop Living brings you a featured food. This series of Friday’s Featured Foods will be chosen at random from the countless dishes, meals and snacks I have tried as a global traveller. First up, I head back to my time in Peru and the day I tried Guinea Pig, known locally Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Cuy al Horno (Roasted Guinea Pig)[…]

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Thirsty Thursdays: The Wild Rover, La Paz: The Highest Irish Pub in the World!

  I’m surprised it’s taken me this long to actually write about my trip to the Wild Rover in La Paz, Bolivia, also known as the world’s highest Irish Pub. And it’s official. I have also been to Paddy Flaherty’s in Cuzco which claims to be the highest (and many others in Peru and Bolivia Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: The Wild Rover, La Paz: The Highest Irish Pub in the World![…]

Travel Myths Busted: Part 3 – The Fake Inca Trail

What? There’s a ‘FAKE’ Inca Trail?? Yes, there is and every single day unaware travellers sign up for it and do it without even knowing. I’m here to tell you how to make sure you do the real Inca Trail, which let’s be honest is what you want to do. You want four days of Read more about Travel Myths Busted: Part 3 – The Fake Inca Trail[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Hong Kong to Macau (By Ferry)

Just because I’m trying to compile reports of all the border crossings I’ve done doesn’t mean I should ignore crossing into a new country by ferry. Indeed I once worked on ferries, even having to be part of the Passport Checking procedure at Jersey and Guernsey, so my interest in ‘water borders’ has always been Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Hong Kong to Macau (By Ferry)[…]

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Insect Repellent

On selected Tuesdays, I will aim to detail some travel essentials. Yes, these might be glaringly obvious but to be honest, sometimes I forget them and sometimes you will too. And we can never fit everything we want in one backpack or suitcase. I’ll hope to identify what to take, when to take it, how Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Insect Repellent[…]

Monday’s Money Tips: Part 5 – Don’t own a ‘smart phone’ if you want to travel on a budget!!!

I’m here to show you how to travel the world for cheap, and it’s easy! But you really have to have the motivation to do it for yourself! I laugh sometimes at the comments and messages you get as a traveller from those who want to travel the world on a budget. Recently I got Read more about Monday’s Money Tips: Part 5 – Don’t own a ‘smart phone’ if you want to travel on a budget!!![…]

Top 5 Scenic Bus Journeys

As a traveller, long distance buses become a way of life and part of the travel routine. I personally love them – a great way to sit back, relax and let someone else drive you to your destination. Almost every bus journey I take becomes a real chance to see unique scenery from a distance. Read more about Top 5 Scenic Bus Journeys[…]

3 Unknown and Unusual World Heritage Sites in China!

So to China again – the world’s most populated country!! Now, when you think of World Heritage Sites in China you must mean The Great Wall, The Forbidden Palace, The Terracotta Warriors, etc…?? No, sorry, not today and not for this travelling Northern Irishman. China was the first Asian country I ever visited and my Read more about 3 Unknown and Unusual World Heritage Sites in China![…]