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10 Reasons I Loved Travel in Peru!

By on Published: May 12, 2022 | Last Updated: May 14, 2022 in Latin America, PERU, South America with 0 Comments
10 Reasons I Loved Travel in Peru!

Believe it or not, as a travel blogger one of the most common questions I get asked is which is my favourite country. While of course, it’s impossible for me to choose just 1 destination, but I do have a top list of countries that I’ve fallen in love with. And it may come as […]

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2020 in Review: False Starts & Emergency Escapes

By on Published: December 31, 2020 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Travel Stories with 10 Comments
2020 in Review: False Starts & Emergency Escapes

Well 2020, what a year you’ve been! In one way, it’s going to be very easy to summarise these 12 months because, let’s be honest, not much has happened! With lockdown and other restrictions on our movements having been present across most of Europe for most of this year, I think it’s fair to say […]

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Staring into Swaziland, But How Deep Should We Go?

By on Published: May 27, 2019 | Last Updated: January 4, 2022 in Africa, SWAZILAND, Travel Stories with 0 Comments
Staring into Swaziland, But How Deep Should We Go?

Countries that have different cultural values to our own present the traveller with an amazing opportunity to learn and witness something else, something “other”, but this can also come with its own set of moral dilemmas to navigate. And while, to some people, this may sound either boring, complicated, or both; for me, it’s exactly […]

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11 Life Lessons I Learnt Living in Lebanon

By on Published: February 7, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in LEBANON, Middle East, Travel Stories with 13 Comments
11 Life Lessons I Learnt Living in Lebanon

I fell in love with Lebanon almost from the moment I arrived in the country. Maybe it was because I’d been travelling in countries like Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt and Jordan by myself, directly before I got to Lebanon, that this Mediterranean nation with its semi-western influences suddenly felt more relaxed and easy to me. Without […]

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Why I Love Ethiopia!

By on Published: June 4, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Travel Stories with 15 Comments
Why I Love Ethiopia!

Yes that’s right, in case you somehow hadn’t heard me screaming it from the rooftops yet… I love Ethiopia! For years of being somebody that found it impossible to name their favourite country when asked, I can now give a very easy and definitive answer and I love it! I love it that this is […]

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Why I Never Scuba Dived Lake Malawi

By on Published: December 25, 2017 | Last Updated: December 29, 2021 in Africa, MALAWI, Travel Stories with 0 Comments
Why I Never Scuba Dived Lake Malawi

Are you a bucket list traveller or do you balk at the very phrase? So often the drive to tick things off our list, or not, can define our travel styles… and us as travellers. Put very crudely, there are those that travel primarily to check world sights and countries off their lists and there’s […]

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The 10 Clear Signs You’ve Survived an Aussie Road Trip!

By on Published: September 18, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
The 10 Clear Signs You’ve Survived an Aussie Road Trip!

10 months it was in the end. 10 months to get from Brisbane to Perth … over the top of Australia. That’s a grand total of 8000km, in case you were wondering, which is roughly the same distance as flying from Sydney to London. And let me tell you, that’s a lot of driving! Unsurprisingly, […]

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10 Reasons I Fell in Love with Geraldton, Western Australia

By on Published: September 11, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Stories with 0 Comments
10 Reasons I Fell in Love with Geraldton, Western Australia

Sometimes in life you just stumble upon those destinations that, quite out of the blue, quite surprisingly, absolutely delight you! Yes you’ve heard a bit about them, read a bit about them, but nothing to suggest you were going to find the place anything special. But then you get there and something clicks, this place […]

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Africa : The Overland Plan!

By on Published: August 28, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa with 2 Comments
Africa : The Overland Plan!

Well if you haven’t heard the news folks, then I’ve got to say you’re a bit late to the party! Either that or you’re not following me on Facebook or subscribed to my free newsletter, which you can do at the bottom of this article! Both terrible crimes regardless! And that’s because you’ve missed my […]

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Living a Life of Travel by Jonny Blair: Real People, Real Answers

By on Published: July 8, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Travel Stories with 6 Comments
Living a Life of Travel by Jonny Blair: Real People, Real Answers

Name: Jonny Blair Age: Older than 30 Nationality: Northern Irish Occupation: Full time tourist and travel writer; part time barman, ice cream seller, teacher. Current Location: Warszawa, POLAND Related Posts Living a Life of Travel by Etramping: Real People, Real Answers 10 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Money 25 Clear Signs You’re Still a […]

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