Ireland, beyond Dublin

Don’t get me wrong, Dublin is a great city. If you’re on a city break and only have two days available, Dublin is a good choice. The food, the museums, the pubs, the live music, it’s all there. But Ireland has so much more to offer beyond Dublin! I first moved to Ireland back in […]

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Get paid to Travel! – Part 2.

In the last post, I gave you an overview of some things you should consider and calculate before you apply to a job as a Tour Leader. In this one, I want to give you an idea of what you will actually be doing once you’re out there on the road. Oh, and you should […]

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Get paid to Travel! – Part 1

I know, it sounds like a scheme. Like a “take this totally free class, we just need your credit card number to secure your place”-type of fraud. It’s not. It’s a job. And it’s bloody hard work. It’s also pretty much the best thing you will ever do! I am talking about being a Tour […]

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Scammed in Paris

I consider myself a fairly seasoned traveler. A cautious one too. I have never been robbed or pickpocketed (top tip for that: Look poor! Totally works), I have never had anything disappear from my hotel or hostel room. I have never been kidnapped by traffickers forcing my father to use his specific skill set to […]

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Travel on the Cheap

There’s many ways of saving money while traveling, and after years on the road I’ve quite a collection of tips and pointers. There’s some things you shouldn’t cheap out on, of course, like footwear and a good all-weather jacket (Feel free to leave comments here if you find a brand that’s so good you want to […]

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