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Thinking of Migrating To Canada from Ireland? Here’s What You Need To Do

It has been a dream for many people to go to different places, either for work, play, or to settle down for a long time. Recently, there has been a huge rise in interest for people from Ireland moving to Canada. This is for a variety of reasons, including the political situation in Ireland and Read more about Thinking of Migrating To Canada from Ireland? Here’s What You Need To Do[…]

My Stay At The Gorgeous Roseau Valley Hotel in Dominica

My Stay At The Gorgeous Roseau Valley Hotel in Dominica

“A very big house in the country” – Damon Albarn. Dominica came as a big surprise to me. It’s a beautiful island country and one that I did two COVID tests in during my December 2021 Eastern Caribbean adventure. It was a topsy turvy trip and this place was a pleasing greeny paradise. I chose Read more about My Stay At The Gorgeous Roseau Valley Hotel in Dominica[…]

A Backpacking Tour Of North America’s Natural Wonders

A Backpacking Tour Of North America’s Natural Wonders

The world is full of wonders. From the Great Barrier Reef in Australia to the spectacular harbor of Rio de Janeiro, there are mountains, deserts, rainforests, and islands of stunning beauty all over the globe. Maybe you’ve never thought about North America in terms of its natural wonders, but they abound in Canada and the Read more about A Backpacking Tour Of North America’s Natural Wonders[…]

Backpacking Centurion Volume 1 - Don't Look Back in Bangor - FINALLY Released 25th June 2020

Backpacking Centurion Volume 1 – Don’t Look Back in Bangor – FINALLY Released 25th June 2020

“Although loneliness has always been a friend of mine, I’m leaving my life in your hands” – Backstreet Boys. The 25th June 1982 was a day to remember for the Northern Ireland football team. By no mere coincidence, and five years later than billed, on the 25th June 2020, I finally release the first volume Read more about Backpacking Centurion Volume 1 – Don’t Look Back in Bangor – FINALLY Released 25th June 2020[…]

5 Brilliant Ideas for an Unforgettable Night Out in New York City

5 Brilliant Ideas for an Unforgettable Night Out in New York City

Seeing the sights in New York City during the day is how many tourists like to spend their hours in the city, but there’s something more magical when you explore the Big Apple at night. After all, New York is also known as “The City That Never Sleeps,” so there’s bound to be a lot Read more about 5 Brilliant Ideas for an Unforgettable Night Out in New York City[…]

My 100 Top Football Moments From 100 Countries

“Gerry Armstrong, what a worker he is” – John Motson. In February 2020, when I hit country 186 on my personal list of recognised separate states, one of my priorities was to watch a football match there. That country was Lesotho and I arrived into the capital city Maseru ready for the big match. That Read more about My 100 Top Football Moments From 100 Countries[…]

Backpacking in Quebec: How Much Does it Cost to Go to Montreal?

Montreal is one of the most exciting cities to visit in North America. It’s a Canadian city but has an undeniable European vibe. Well connected by air to North America and beyond, it’s the perfect place for you to visit for a weekend break or an extended vacation. The rich mix of culture, food, and Read more about Backpacking in Quebec: How Much Does it Cost to Go to Montreal?[…]

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Getting Around in Central America: Transport Options For Overlanders

Central America is a ferocious journey and a really rewarding one. We have Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. They are 8 unique and different countries and with the exception of my two trips to Panama (I flew in and out), I did all of this by backpacking overland. I Read more about Getting Around in Central America: Transport Options For Overlanders[…]