How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day like a Paddy.

As you may know Saint Patrick’s Day is coming up, and so in the spirit of Irish culture and festivities, I thought I’d dedicate a post to my homeland and how we celebrate this world renowned holiday. Where this global appeal of Guinness and all things green came from I have no idea, but I’m…

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Japanese Accommodation; economically cheap, culturally rich.

  Us bargain hunter types automatically sniff out the best price on offer, and splurging on things like accommodation isn’t a common occurrence.  As I’ve said before, I would much rather use the money on an extra few days discovering a city, taking a tour indulging in local customs or buying some arbitrary artifact that I find a…

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How to Beat the January Blues.

  Although I can’t complain about my life, I have it pretty good. However, once the holidays are up and all you see is work scheduled for weeks without hope of a social life fairing up to the previous month and all the antics that came with it – the January blues are inevitable to…

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How to afford travelling for the Long Road

  I know there are many blog posts out there on this topic, how to earn money to travel, how to afford travelling and so on. But this post is a little more defined, and through personal trial and error I have a few suggestions as to how you can move abroad, and live in…

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5 Tips to Staying Fit on the Road

As staying in shape and maintaining my fitness was always something that worried me as I travelled, I thought I should write a post about how I got a handle on it and the best possible approaches that worked for me while on the road. Hopefully these tips will work for you too, and you…

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Essentials for Long Endurance Flying.

  It’s like preparing for a match; you must get plenty of sleep, gather your kit together and clear your head. Long endurance flying is not that far off long endurance running – except you’re sitting on your ass for over 12 hours. So what is it you will want and need for the occasion?…

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Money Well Spent, Time Well Spent.

  As it is that time of the year again where we all like to pack up and jet off to some far away land that serves pina coladas and massages on the beach all day, for some this comes easier than others. I’m talking financially of course. I like to be wise with my…

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5 Easy Steps to International Living.

Moving to a new place, or even simply passing through, is always exciting and nerve wrecking to a certain degree. It is a decision to step out of your comfort zone and broaden your horizons in every aspect. Although pushing your personal boundaries can be exhilerating, it can also be quite daunting. Sure we are…

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Tefling around the world.

  Teaching english abroad as a foreign language is something that has become increasingly popular in the last few years. It has proven to be a very viable option for people of all ages and back rounds who want to travel. Depending on the school of choice they require various degrees of qualifications or experience…

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