Staying at the Brand New Ibis Hotel Stare Miasto, Gdansk, Poland

Staying at the Brand New Ibis Hotel Stare Miasto, Gdańsk, Poland

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I have been staying in Ibis Hotels on my travels for a few years now. I love how the brand is consistent and non-intrusive in the many Ibis Hotels (over 2000) around the world. The brand sits well with me …

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the 4Friends Hostel in Gdańsk

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the 4Friends Hostel in Gdańsk

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2016 saw my first ever visit to Gdańsk and those used to my travel blog the last 5 months will know I have based myself in this city, and helped promote it to my friends, family and followers. After deciding …

A night out in Pinta Pub, Bishkek

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 10 Bars in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

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This is long overdue and one of about 1,000 articles that I started and never finished. On my ongoing writing about my base in early 2016, Bishkek, it’s time to explore the pubs and bars of this city. Having been …

Back down to the lower parts without the snow.

Backpacking in Georgia: The Gergeti Glacier Hike

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Georgia is a backpackers dream and should be on your list before you venture to places like Germany and Thailand. Hindsight is wonderful thing – I did the same as everyone else and only visited Georgia in 2013 when my …

Exploring Thailand Beyond Bangkok and Beaches: Kanchanaburi

Backpacking in Thailand: Chao Phraya River Cruise, Bangkok

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I don’t write about Thailand much, it bored the living daylights out of me, but it seems to be on everyone’s travel list and I started this article about 5 years ago and never finished it, so here it is. …

Bidvine: Excellent Service For Finding Local Professionals in London, England

Bidvine: Excellent Service For Finding Local Professionals in London, England

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As my journey continues, health becomes a priority. My struggles have been well documented by now on my Facebook Page and in my recent depression posts. It’s not quite the time to go into detail with everything, not on a …

Touring the horrific German Nazi concentration camp at Stutthof.

Touring the Horrific Nazi German Concentration Camp at Stutthof, Poland

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“It’s written in the starlight and every line on your palm. We’re fools to wage war on our brothers in arms” – Mark Knopfler. Things have been grim recently in my life but before times got really macabre and suicidal, …

Thank You For the Support During My Depression

Thank You For the Support During My Depression, No Thanks to the Stupid Ones

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“Suicide is painless, it brings on many changes” – Johnny Mandel.  First of all, thank you to anyone who didn’t want me to die. It’s as blunt a message as that. Thank you to all of you who messaged me, …

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