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December 5, 2017 2:07 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

As a long term traveller, perpetual tourist, backpacking junkie and pure sightseeing addict, it is inevitable that sometimes I will embark on some cool flight routes and some unusual journeys. Today I pick out 5 of the coolest and most enjoyable flight routes I have taken in my time. 1.Guyana (Georgetown to Kaieteur Falls) The legendary aeroplane route from Georgetown to the splendid Kaieteur Falls will always rank high. Views are simply superb as your plane drifts into the Amazon basin region and over this gorgeous waterfall. 2.England – France (London to Paris) Sometimes the obvious journeys are the best and the speed and shortness of […]

August 23, 2017 1:23 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

When you travel the world for years on end, you end up with many stories. It is rare for me to share them on here, but now I decided I am single again so it is time again, having been into adult dating again recently. Sure I found love for real on my journeys, time and time again, but that can break your heart eventually. When I grew up in Northern Ireland, I delved into local dating a lot, and often used County Tyrone dating to secure nights on the rip with Ulster ladies. I didn’t want to name too many people on here as […]

August 22, 2017 1:58 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

When you travel the world for years on end, it can be hard to find love on your journey. Sometimes you don’t dwell or linger in a city long enough. You end up unstable and while I backpacked through North Korea, Australia, Italy, England and USA, I didn’t even find that everlasting love. You move on again and any friendships you developed are defined only via Facebook. Sure I found love for real on my journeys, time and time again, but that can break your heart eventually. So this is why many nomads and perpetual tourists are now turning to the internet to find love. […]

June 25, 2017 7:53 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

As well as backpacking in mainland Italy, it’s a great idea to escape the boot shape and hit up one of Italy’s many islands. One of the most famous of these islands is Sardinia, second only behind Sicily in terms of size and often overlooked by tourists. However, getting here is very easy these days – not just by flight but the ferry service by OK ferry is handy and easy to use. The island has its own autonomy, flag, language and culture. Once you have your trip booked and you arrive on Sardinia, here are 5 excellent sights to check out. 1.Football Stadium in […]

January 10, 2017 10:53 am    |    by Jonny Blair
Top Four Features Vacationers Look for in a Log Cabin Rental

Today, many vacationers prefer to stay in a log cabin as opposed to a hotel or lodge. They enjoy the privacy of staying in a log cabin located in a scenic area. There are other appealing features that many vacationers look for when booking log cabin rentals for a weekend getaway or for an entire season. Look at the top five features vacationers look for in a rented log cabin. Amenities Today, staying in a log cabin doesn’t mean guests have to forgo the amenities. Many vacationers who book a log cabin look for amenities such as HD television, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, barbecue and hot […]

December 9, 2016 2:54 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

As Christmas fast approaches, it is certainly time to delve into some Christmas Shopping and if you are a hard working, busy person you will want to buy your gifts online to save time and effort. A great site to check out has the best men’s gifts for those into sport, travel and good hygiene. I had a good look through some interesting online sites recently and compiled a quick and easy short list of three great Christmas gift ideas for the man. Check these out to impress your husband or boyfriend! 1.Working Man’s Hygiene Kit For the man who likes to stay hygienic and […]

August 9, 2016 6:44 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

When you tour Starogard Gdański as a foreigner, you often stand out as the only tourist in town. It’s a cool city away from the touristic appeal of Gdansk and the medieval fortress at Malbork. This is why I love towns like Starogard Gdański and write passionately about my touring in places like this. I stayed in the trendy Noclegi Rekord for a hat trick of nights and loved the vibes of the city. These are my favourite sights though I also loved the bars of Starogard Gdański, a great place to meet locals by night. 1.Rynek (Market Square) The main market square, known as the Rynek is […]

July 8, 2016 7:05 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

  As an explorer and world traveler I spend the majority of my time in hostels, some time in hotels when my financial situation is looking good and some time camping al fresco when cash’s tight – or I’m that far from civilisation there isn’t another choice. In any case, one regularly unexplored alternative is the solution that’s between a hotel and a campsite – GLAMPING. So why might you decide to glamp as opposed to camp? Additional Comfort There’s no denying sleeping outdoors can be somewhat uncomfortable. Whether you’ve set up your two man tent over a termite mound, awoken to a seized back […]

June 23, 2016 1:01 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

Over my years of travel I have loved going on road trips. I used to own a car when I lived in Australia, and in England and I would always fill it up and head out on an adventure. As a long term overland backpacker these days I rely on public transport a lot more but nothing beats having your own car. If you are going on a road trip, here are my best tips, I’ve put them into a top 5 for you and may share more again in future. 1.Sleep in your car Instead of just driving from hostel to hostel and staying […]

March 31, 2016 8:26 am    |    by Jonny Blair

If you’re an avid traveller, then you’ve more than likely got Europe on your list of places to see. Many people don’t just visit Europe quickly before getting on to the ‘real’ travelling. They spend time really exploring and getting to know the place. Europe is a brilliant place for travellers all on its own. Here are some of the best tips for travelling around Europe: Look at Hostels Of course if you want the real European travelling experience, it only makes sense to stay in hostels. Safe hostels, of course! You’ll save a lot of money and get to meet people who are doing […]