How To Ensure That Your Trip To A Different Country Is Amazing

Traveling is an essential part of many people’s lives. During stressful working hours and a long list of responsibilities, we all think of those few weeks of freedom and fun ahead. Holidaymakers from all around the world flood airports, railway stations, and bus terminal each year, making their dreams come true. Yet, this was not Read more about How To Ensure That Your Trip To A Different Country Is Amazing[…]

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World Travellers: Diana From The Globetrotting Detective

The latest in my World Travellers series is Diana from The Globetrotting Detective. Before I totally knew about Diana, I didn’t realise we both have a common link – all the way to the gorgeous Hungarian city, Debrecen. While my time in Debrecen came to an end two decades ago, my mind pondered as I Read more about World Travellers: Diana From The Globetrotting Detective[…]

Sam Robinson with Afriyie Acquah (Glentoran and Ghana 2014)

Foreign Footballers Who Were at Northern Irish Clubs and Went to the World Cup (Non-Irish)

As a Northern Irishman, growing up watching the Irish League supporting Glentoran FC, there were not an abudance of foreigners in our league, nor many foreign World Cup stars. But football was always beautiful regardless of that. I saw a load of Northern Ireland internationals playing live in the Irish League though! Down the years, Read more about Foreign Footballers Who Were at Northern Irish Clubs and Went to the World Cup (Non-Irish)[…]

Staying At Home: Top 5 Football Podcasts To Listen To

Staying At Home: The Best Football Podcasts To Listen To

“England Wednesday. Sheffield Saturday” – Chris Woods Advert (1990s). When I worked in the “high flying” PR industry in London from 2006-2007, I was into Podcasts a lot. I downloaded lots of them and always listened to them on the tube on my way to work and back. It was a sweet release from the Read more about Staying At Home: The Best Football Podcasts To Listen To[…]

Beginners Guide to Travelling on a Shoestring Budget

 Traveling is fun. It not only allows you the opportunity of seeing new places but introduces new perspectives to life. However, there are certain things you need before you travel. You need to weigh into some options and plan accordingly. With proper planning and strategy, your traveling experience can be made a lot more fun Read more about Beginners Guide to Travelling on a Shoestring Budget[…]

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Backpacking Football Geek: Who Won the 1946 World Cup?

“Schillaci, yes….it’s that man again” – British TV commentator, 1990. My ubiquitous love affair with football dates back to the 1980s. I was a kid in the Northern Irish seaside resort of Bangor with a green international football shirt, a green and white ball and a passion for everything football. The 1982 and 1986 World Read more about Backpacking Football Geek: Who Won the 1946 World Cup?[…]

Backpacking Football Geek: Who Won the 1942 World Cup?

“Mussolini hangs from a butcher’s hook” – Richey James Edwards. I love the World Cup. It is the most magnificent tournament in the world. It is the reason I fell in love with travel and football all in one. Mexico 86. I had the Panini sticker album, my Dad bought me a Northern Ireland scarf, Read more about Backpacking Football Geek: Who Won the 1942 World Cup?[…]

Taking the Kids on Vacation? Here Are 5 Tips to Keep in Mind While Driving

If you’re going on vacation soon, and you’ve decided to drive to your destination, then that can be an opportunity for the family to spend some quality time together. Of course, if you have younger children, then you’ll need to come up with some ways to keep them occupied as you pass those hours on Read more about Taking the Kids on Vacation? Here Are 5 Tips to Keep in Mind While Driving[…]