3 Cool facts about Bogota, Colombia

Bogota is Colombia’s capital city, which you will find at the central point of the country. Initially, the Spaniards established the town in the 1500s. The locals, however, started to revolt against the Spanish army in the 1800s. They then formed their government and made it the capital city of Gran Colombia- its former name. Read more about 3 Cool facts about Bogota, Colombia[…]

North Pakaraima Mountain 4X4 Safari: An Experience of a Lifetime in Guyana

North Pakaraima Mountain 4X4 Safari: An Experience of a Lifetime in Guyana

Unadulterated fun and adventure in Guyana is the hallmark of the country’s attractions. One such compelling reason to get here is the 4X4 safari through the tough North Pakaraima Mountain tracks that lie on the western edge of the country. The safari first commenced in March 2003, when a troupe of four Land Rovers and two tractors and Read more about North Pakaraima Mountain 4X4 Safari: An Experience of a Lifetime in Guyana[…]

Bottom 7 Countries to Backpack In From My Round the World Journey

“You’re turning every modern theory on its head” – Super Furry Animals. Travel is a journey that takes us to many different places around the world. Not all of them are inspiring, some of them are painful memories, some are bad timing, some bad luck, some bad judgement. Many of them are surprising places that Read more about Bottom 7 Countries to Backpack In From My Round the World Journey[…]

Jonny Blair in Venezuela

5 Shit Things to do in Caracas, Venezuela

Caracas is one of the worst cities in the world and I don’t advise going there if you are backpacking Venezuela. But if for some reason you end up there, here are 5 shit things you can do in Caracas, Venezuela. And that doesn’t include doing a poo in the toilet! It is no coincidence Read more about 5 Shit Things to do in Caracas, Venezuela[…]

Backpacking in Brazil: Top 5 Sights

I have been to Brazil five times and have written about it a lot. But I still haven’t really covered the country’s most popular city – Rio De Janeiro where I also stayed so it gets a mention today. The reason I didn’t mention Rio before was I didn’t really like it much and in Read more about Backpacking in Brazil: Top 5 Sights[…]

Backpacking in San Escobar: Visiting A Country Invented by Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski

Backpacking in San Escobar: Visiting A Country Invented by Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski

I recently worked out a way to go backpacking in San Escobar. This is yet another off the wall country which has been recognised (albeit by a slip of the tongue) by Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski. Yes he made up San Escobar by mistake!! As I now write my own blog about Poland Read more about Backpacking in San Escobar: Visiting A Country Invented by Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski[…]

Top 11 FIFA Countries To Backpack In From My Round the World Journey

Top 11 Countries To Backpack In From My Round the World Journey

“Travel the world and the seven seas. Everybody’s looking for something” – Eurythmics. As the debate over countries can get ridiculous and I even argue with my family and best friends over what is a real country and what is not, I thought I’d do a few separate articles on my round the world journey. Now Read more about Top 11 Countries To Backpack In From My Round the World Journey[…]

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[…]

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