Photo Essay – Bellesguard Tower, Barcelona

We recently spent four days in the stunning city of Barcelona on our route back to Ireland. One… [more]

Photo Essay – Bellesguard Tower, Barcelona Photo Essay - Bellesguard Tower, Barcelona

How NOT Visiting Ankor Wat Made us an Extra $2000 Per Month!

After visiting the killing fields in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, we were in two minds over what to do next. Originally,… [more]

How NOT Visiting Ankor Wat Made us an Extra $2000 Per Month! How NOT Visiting Ankor Wat Made us an Extra $2000 Per Month!

Travel Plans for the Rest of 2014

Cambodia - Barcelona - Lanzarote - Home - Brazil - South America The clock has been ticking at a rapid… [more]

Travel Plans for the Rest of 2014 Travel Plans for the Rest of 2014

Travel Tales with Gianni and Ivana – Nomad is Beautiful

We first met Ivana and Gianni while we were living in Chiang Mai. We ended up travelling with them into… [more]

Travel Tales with Gianni and Ivana – Nomad is Beautiful Travel Tales with Gianni and Ivana - Nomad is Beautiful

Halong Bay

We are currently on our 28 day trip through Vietnam, and I just thought i'd give a quick update about… [more]

Halong Bay Halong Bay

Chilling in Vang Vieng

'Happy' shakes, opium pizzas and "friends!" As well as the above, tubing down the Nam Song river while… [more]

Chilling in Vang Vieng Chilling in Vang Vieng

Operation: Vietnam Road Trip

Ever since I watched the Top Gear "Vietnam" special back in December 2008 - I've wanted to buy a motorbike… [more]

Operation: Vietnam Road Trip Operation: Vietnam Road Trip

Impressions of Luang Prabang

As most of you know, we are back on the road again, and we are currently travelling in the beautiful… [more]

Impressions of Luang Prabang Impressions of Luang Prabang

Travel Tales with Charlie and Brittany – The Trading Traveler

Since starting out on the digital road last June we've met tons of similar people who're all making things… [more]

Travel Tales with Charlie and Brittany – The Trading Traveler Travel Tales with Charlie and Brittany - The Trading Traveler
Photo Essay – Bellesguard Tower, Barcelona

We recently spent four days in the stunning city of Barcelona on our route back to Ireland. One of the sights that was recommended to us by OK Apartment (where we stayed), was the Bellesguard Tower in the north of the city. This tower which was designed by Gaudi between 1900 and 1909 is absolutely magnificent. […]

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How NOT Visiting Ankor Wat Made us an Extra $2000 Per Month!

March 30, 2014
How Not visiting Ankor Wat made us an extra $2000 per month

After visiting the killing fields in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, we were in two minds over what to do next. Originally, the only reason we planned on heading into Cambodia in the first place was to visit both the killing fields and Ankor Wat in Siem Reap. We decided that we would first head to Sihanoukville in […]

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Travel Plans for the Rest of 2014

March 13, 2014
travel plans 2014

Cambodia – Barcelona – Lanzarote – Home – Brazil – South America The clock has been ticking at a rapid rate since we packed our bags and left the apartment in Chiang Mai in January. We’ve been on the road since, and have got to see many beautiful things and do lots of fun stuff […]

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Travel Tales with Gianni and Ivana – Nomad is Beautiful

March 8, 2014
Kayaking in Laos, 2014

We first met Ivana and Gianni while we were living in Chiang Mai. We ended up travelling with them into Loas and spending about 3 weeks together having a few adventures along the way. They travel extremely light – with only 1 small backpack each (weighing 8kg each). You can follow their journey over at […]

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Halong Bay

March 1, 2014
Halong Bay

We are currently on our 28 day trip through Vietnam, and I just thought i’d give a quick update about our (very short) trip to Halong Bay, before the information gets lost a midst all that’s going on at the minute! We couldn’t not visit Halong Bay when we were in Hanoi, even if it was […]

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Chilling in Vang Vieng

February 13, 2014
Chilling in Vang Vieng

‘Happy’ shakes, opium pizzas and “friends!” As well as the above, tubing down the Nam Song river while drinking copious amounts of alcohol is what Vang Vieng is widely known for. We are not particularly into any of these things and so we were not too sure if Vang Vieng was going to be for […]

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Operation: Vietnam Road Trip

February 8, 2014
Vietnam Road Trip

Ever since I watched the Top Gear “Vietnam” special back in December 2008 – I’ve wanted to buy a motorbike and do a Vietnam Road Trip. Specifically -drive from Hanoi in the North to Saigon in the South. Visiting Vietnam has also been on my list of must travel to countries for a long time […]

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Impressions of Luang Prabang

February 4, 2014
Impressions of Luang Prabang

As most of you know, we are back on the road again, and we are currently travelling in the beautiful country of Laos. Our excitement about visiting a new country and experiencing a new culture began to grow in us long before we even arrived in Thailand. Laos was one of the countries that we […]

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Travel Tales with Charlie and Brittany – The Trading Traveler

January 29, 2014
northern thailand

Since starting out on the digital road last June we’ve met tons of similar people who’re all making things happen online. One such couple that we’ve met up with and got to know quite well in Chiang Mai was Charlie and Brittany from The Trading Traveler.com. They decided to sell up all their stuff back […]

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The Slow Boat to Laos

January 26, 2014
Slow boat trip

If you don’t fancy reading the post, and would rather watch the video, then scroll down to the bottom We recently undertook the three day/two night journey from Thailand to Laos. We had heard mixed reviews about the journey, some people were of the opinion “don’t do it-just fly,” while the majority of people that […]

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Blast from the Past – Euro Trip 2007

January 23, 2014
Berlin Walking Tour

I was looking through old photos the other day and came across some of the snaps I had taken back in November 2007. I wasn’t blogging back then so for those of you that don’t know, this was a special time in my life when myself and ten of my awesome close friends embarked on […]

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Short Term Apartment Hunting in Chiang Mai

January 19, 2014
Apartment Hunting in Chiang Mai

We had heard that apartment hunting in Chiang Mai for a two month period was going to be somewhat challenging – we hadn’t anticipated just how difficult it would actually turn out to be! After arriving in Chiang Mai on November 15th, we dived straight into the task of apartment hunting. It was just coming […]

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Travel Tales with Brian and Noelle – WanderingOn

January 18, 2014
Brian and Noelle on camel safari in the Thar Desert near the India Pakistan Border, India

This week for the Travel Tales interview I chatted with another Irish couple who like ourselves left Ireland on a one way ticket, and have a craving for travel and adventure. Brian and Noelle have some great stories and insights about life on the travel road.    Tell us where you’re from, and a little […]

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Happy New Year!

December 31, 2013
Happy New Year

First off I would like to wish you a very happy new year. There are tons of things that I could write about in this post, but I’m going to try and keep it as short as I can. Needless to say, 2013 has been without doubt one of the best years ever for me […]

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The Chinese Vegetarian Festival (Graphic)

December 17, 2013
The Chinese Vegetarian Festival (Graphic)

Finally, I got around to writing up a post about this spectacular, yet bizarre festival. It’s only two months late – but anyways! So back in early October when we were living in Phuket, we had the opportunity to check out a festival that I’ve always wanted to experience. The Chinese Vegetarian Festival! I’m going […]

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The Cost of Living in Phuket

November 13, 2013
The Cost of Living in Phuket

For a couple of years prior to moving to Thailand I kept reading in different blogs about being able to live in Thailand for $500 a month! I was completely excited at the possibility of living somewhere in this day and age for that kind of money. When you travel, you always like to get […]

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Travel Tales with Johnny Ward – OneStep4Ward

November 11, 2013
Travel Tales with Johnny Ward – OneStep4Ward

This week for the Travel Tales series I interviewed one of the top travel bloggers in the world – my good mate Johnny Ward from Onestep4ward.com. With 107 countries under his belt, he’s by far the most travelled person I’ve ever met. He has a passion for travel and a great outlook on life and […]

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Travel Tales with Leif – The Runaway Guide

November 6, 2013
Leif from The Runaway Guide

How many people do you know ran away from home at the age of 16 and ended up travelling the world without a penny to their name? Meet Leif from www.therunawayguide.com. From living on the streets, being thrown into jail for an illegal border crossing, getting featured on Fox News, to writing books – this […]

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The Snap, Crackle and Pop of the Thai Massage

October 31, 2013
Thai Massages don't appeal to bad backs

She had me where she wanted me. My hands were held above my head, and there was no way of escaping the firm hold that she had on them. I didn’t want to tell her to stop as i didn’t want to offend her in any way. After all, she was only doing her job […]

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Travel Tales with Jonny Blair – Don’t Stop Living

October 27, 2013
Travel Tales with Jonny Blair – Don’t Stop Living

Next in line on the Travel Tales series is Jonny Blair from Don’t Stop Living. This man is a blogging machine – literally. If you ever want to see a hardcore backpacker in operation then go check out his blog. Having currently visited 79 different countries, over 500 cities and worked in over 50 different […]

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