• Winter Sun Healthcare from Boots :- Review March 7, 2017 We love a bit of winter sun, although we don’t normally go away quite this early in the year, but after the last 2 years we needed to get away and chill. Boots asked if I would like to try some of their healthcare products to help keep our skin and bodies in tip-top condition. We ...
  • Diary of The Travelling Seanchai :- Doing Lines in Nazca March 6, 2017 Diary of The Travelling Seanchai :- Doing Lines in Nazca I was happy to leave Arequipa and get on the road again, this time to Nazca, a place where I have to be honest I hadn’t heard of but thankfully Hamish and Caroline had. 2008-01-17 to 2008-01-22 We arrived to our hostel a little early, well an entire day ...
  • Caddies, Loonies and Mummies November 12, 2016 Diary of The Travelling Seanchai :- Caddies, Loonies and Mummies 2008-01-07 to 2008-01-16 Bolivia, having been forced into the stratosphere by millions of years of geographical pressure, pretty much has covered all bases in the Guinness Book of Records, `Highest XXXXX in the World´ Categories and golf courses were no exception. I set off with Adam and George ...
  • Christmas on Earth, New Years on the Moon November 10, 2016 Diary of The Travelling Seanchai :- Christmas on Earth, New Years on the Moon Well back to that job offer. In clearly a moment of alcohol induced madness, Davie had asked me to run one of his hostels. It was quite a conflict for me, weighing up the lure of the open road against the opportunity to run ...
  • Just a foot too close to dying for comfort August 30, 2016 Diary of The Travelling Seanchai :- Just a foot too close to dying for comfort 2007-12-26 to 2007-12-29 Putting the potential job offer to one side, the days that followed Christmas Day took on a similar feel, a lot of festivities, partying and recovering. The altitude, which I had thought I had conquered with aplomb, really came back ...
  • Travel Tip # 172….. NEVER, NEVER EVER….. August 7, 2016 Diary of The Travelling Seanchai :- Travel Tip # 172….. NEVER, NEVER EVER….. 2007-12-20 to 2007-12-25 ….. take two diuretics and then board a toilet-less bus for three hours at altitude… but I am getting ahead of myself! Apologies for the delay in updating my stories but I have been breathless, literally! I am currently in La Paz, Bolivia, nearly ...
  • Bribing officials and Gay, Corrupt Police Officers in Rio August 5, 2016 Diary of The Travelling Seanchai :- Bribing officials and Gay, Corrupt Police Officers in Rio 2007-12-16 to 2007-12-19 Honestly, I do not know where to start on this entry. How can so much can happen to a nice, quiet guy like me in 48 hours, I just don´t know… I better tell you about it. So, I had booked ...
  • Some Fancy Footwork in Rio August 3, 2016 Diary of The Travelling Seanchai :- Ok, I never like to gloss over my adventures but in light of what happened to me in the last few days, this entry is going to be just that. Rio 2007-12-08 to 2007-12-15 I spent the last few days in Salvador checking out the sights and listening to live music. I ...
  • Rare Discoveries in Salvador May 1, 2016 Diary of The Travelling Seanchai :- Rare Discoveries in Salvador 2007-12-05 to 2007-12-07 It is hot up here in almost every possible meaning of the word! The weather, food, music and women can all apply that prefix and so it is easy to see why I am loving this place! It really has given me a real flavour ...
  • The Travelling Seanchai :- I´ve fallen in love…… April 29, 2016 I´ve fallen in love…… 2007-11-28 to 2007-12-04 “Never judge an island by the port that you leave from to get there´´ is a famous old Irish saying that I have just made up! But after our 20 hours of bus hopping to get to the pier where we were to take the boat to Ilha Grande, it ...
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