Thirsty Thursdays: Touring Over 50% Of The Bars of Alderney In One Weekend

Thirsty Thursdays: Touring Over 50% Of The Bars Of Alderney In One Weekend!!

“Alderney on loneliness; motorcycle emptiness” – Manic Street Preachers (altered lyric). On arrival into Alderney in July 2022, I picked up my usual maps and guides to this small island country. It was my first time to visit magical Alderney having previously been in only Guernsey ­čçČ­čçČ, Lihou, Jersey­čç»­čç¬, Sark and Herm. Their fellow Channel Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Touring Over 50% Of The Bars Of Alderney In One Weekend!![…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Sunday Lunch At The Blonde Hedgehog, Saint Anne, Alderney

First things first – Alderney is a pure fire gem. That much I know. Some 200-ish countries into my zany escapade around the world and it takes a lot to impress me now. But Alderney ­čçČ­čçČ had it. It is an unbelievably satisfying place. From riding the country’s epic railway line, to nights on the Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Sunday Lunch At The Blonde Hedgehog, Saint Anne, Alderney[…]

Backpacking in Sint Maarten: Aeroplanes Flying Above Your Head At The Famous Sunset Bar on Maho Beach

Backpacking in Sint Maarten: Aeroplanes Flying Above Your Head At The Famous Sunset Bar on Maho Beach

“We sat and watched the sun go down” – Robbie Williams. “Music is my aeroplane” – Red Hot Chili Peppers. I saw photos of Sint Maarten beach years ago with aeroplanes flying right over tourist’s heads. I always thought that either – 1.These were photoshopped. 2.The photographer was lucky to catch a freak of an Read more about Backpacking in Sint Maarten: Aeroplanes Flying Above Your Head At The Famous Sunset Bar on Maho Beach[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Grzaniec / Grzane Piwo (Polish Hot Beer) in Poznań, Poland

“It’s a hot beer and it’s really tasty” – my travel friend. When I first heard about “hot beer”, I was somewhat surprised. The reason being that I have always been a guy who likes a good old cold beer. On my travels around the world, I drank cold beer in as many countries as Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Grzaniec / Grzane Piwo (Polish Hot Beer) in Pozna┼ä, Poland[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: STEVEN DAVIS Pub Crawl in Lviv, Ukraine

“YAMD” – Northern Ireland football supporters, circa Denmark away 2006. When I first backpacked in Ukraine in 2015, I raved about how incredible the bars in Lviv were. It came as no surprise to me of course, as countries such as Poland, Belarus, Ukrain─Ö and Russia generally have the best bars in the world, in Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: STEVEN DAVIS Pub Crawl in Lviv, Ukraine[…]

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Group┬áTouring Los Angeles’s Famous Watering Holes

Looking back to my early backpacking days and indeed the birth of this site, one of the first places I ever wrote about was Los Angeles! Yes, I was there back in 2007 when David Beckham signed for LA Galaxy and I toured Venice Beach, Hollywood Hills and of course the famous Hermosa Beach, where Read more about Group┬áTouring Los Angeles’s Famous Watering Holes[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: The Importance of April 1st and My Top 7 Bars in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia

A party city, Ulaan Baatar? Yes, for sure! Or should I spell it Ulan Bator? A confusing city with a lot of charm. And one that offers a huge range of bars ÔÇô from the dingy sheds to the flambuoyant rock clubs, there was a lot to cram in. But my liver subsides as I Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: The Importance of April 1st and My Top 7 Bars in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 10 Pub Crawls From My Travels So Far

As I just begin to plan a major pub crawl on a big reunion day with the lads in London during the World Cup, it’s a good moment to recollect the top 10 pub crawls from my travels, some I’ve told before on Don’t Stop Living, some I haven’t yet shared. These have been absolutely Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 10 Pub Crawls From My Travels So Far[…]