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The Bootcast - SE2 - EP#4 - Building Happy Bay Walls in Sri Lanka with Johnny Wall

The Bootcast - SE2 - EP#4 - Building Happy Bay Walls in Sri Lanka with Johnny Wall
Series 2 | Episode 5 of The Bootcast welcomes Johnny Wall to the hot seat, telling travel tales, on working abroad to his recent venture with the Happy Bay guesthouse in Weligama, Sri Lanka.
Become The Journey.

Living With The Big D (How It All Began - Irish Boostrapper Founder Story)

Living With The Big D (How It All Began - Irish Boostrapper Founder Story)

Living With The Big D.

This is the backstory of the Irish Bootstrapper brand, as told by its Founder, Eugene Devereux. After battling depression for all of his adult life and quitting the traditional path, Eugene gave birth to a new movement to inspire others who may be battling with themselves to try something new, like travel, to push out their comfort zone and find meaning and happiness in the process. 

Become The Journey.

The Bootcast - SE2 - EP#2 - Fell But He Got Up Again with Harrison Ward

The Bootcast - SE2 - EP#2 - Fell But He Got Up Again with Harrison Ward

The Bootcast - Series 2 - EP #2.

In this episode, we meet Harrison Ward. A man who fell with dpression and addiction who then later turned his life around for the better, finding a new love for life in hiking and cooking in the outdoors. An inspirational story of a man's battles with mental health. Well done Harrison, keep it up!

Enjoy.

The Bootcast - SE2 - Episode #1 - Travelling & Blogging with Becky Angell (Becky The Traveller)

The Bootcast - SE2 - Episode #1 - Travelling & Blogging with Becky Angell (Becky The Traveller)

Series 2 of The Bootcast kicks off today with Becky The Traveller. Becky's on a mission to make her passion for blogging and travelling a full time career.

With a love for the mountains and writing about her experiences, we get some great insight to what it takes to be a travel blogger in what may look like a crowded space. Enjoy this debut!

An Irishman's Travels - Niall Stenson (Guest Blog)

An Irishman's Travels - Niall Stenson (Guest Blog)

We recently caught up with travel titan Niall Stenson from Carlow, Ireland to learn about his outings and adventures around the world. From scuba diving to hiking and huddling together in freezing temperatures. To the hustle and bustle of the great cities of the globe. As with all of our guests, like on The Bootcast podcast, there are some great key takeaways from this Niall's story about leaving one's own country to stepping beyond the comfort zone and the life skills that travel opens up for people. Have a read below. Enjoy. 

The Bootcast Episode #7 - The 7 Summits with Mark Pattison

The Bootcast Episode #7 - The 7 Summits with Mark Pattison
Episode #7 of The Bootcast brings special guest Mark Pattison to the mic, to share his journey from playing in the NFL upto now, on a mission to conquer the 7 summits of the world.

The Bootcast Episode #6 - Van Life with Tess Strömberg

The Bootcast Episode #6 - Van Life with Tess Strömberg
Welcome to Episode #6 of The Bootcast! Today, our guest is Tess Strömberg, a digital nomad who lives from her van as she travels around the world....

Mad Island Monkeys in Cambodia - Week 7

Mad Island Monkeys in Cambodia - Week 7
Land sickness. Tuesday 12th March 2019. After seeing the amazing Angkor Wat and spending some time in Siem Reap, I was getting land sickness. Land sickness? Yes it’s a thing! It was time to set sail for one of the amazing islands off the Cambodian Coast. Ko Rong Sanloem. The Night Bus to Sihanoukville 7.35pm. I waited for...

The Bootcast Episode #2 - Why Not To Travel with Chris Boyd

The Bootcast Episode #2 - Why Not To Travel with Chris Boyd
Episode #2 of The Bootcast is live! Taking a different slant on the travel theme, Chris Boyd of Whynottotravel.com chats with Irish Bootstrapper ab...

TEFL - Teaching English in Vietnam (Travel more!)

TEFL - Teaching English in Vietnam (Travel more!)

In a nutshell, some basic TEFL training allows you to travel more! If that sounds interesting, read on to see how you can travel the world with TEFL.

Do a TEFL course! Teach, earn, travel and repeat!

Adventure Races in Ireland

Adventure Races in Ireland

Adventure Races in Ireland - Irish Bootstrapper. 

Some info on the Adventure Races I have done and some of the ones I would like to do.Irish Bootstrapper on Gaelforce West 2017

Angkoring at Siem Reap, Cambodia - Week 6

Angkoring at Siem Reap, Cambodia - Week 6

Angkoring at Siem Reap, Cambodia - Week 6

Madness With The Monkeys

6th March 2019.

If you read my last post, you’ll know about the night buses in Cambodia. I managed to get a few hours sleep on the bus amidst the dirt track roads, many stoppages and what seemed like near misses with oncoming traffic. We arrived at Siem Reap at 6.30am and we got a tuk-tuk to the Mad Monkey Hostel. Today was going to be a long day!