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[…]

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[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Pub Crawl in Munich With Size Matters Beer Tours

Thirsty Thursdays: Pub Crawl in Munich, Bavaria With Size Matters Beer Tours

At the ripe old age of 36, having just celebrated my birthday in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, I finally landed in Munich, the heart of Bavaria. Yes, city 801 on my hitlist fell to Munich, Bavaria, Germany. What’s so special about Munich? Well apart from nudist parks in the city centre and the spooky beginnings of Hitler Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Pub Crawl in Munich, Bavaria With Size Matters Beer Tours[…]