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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 - 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!

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...

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!

Crossing to Cambodia - Weeks 4 & 5

Crossing to Cambodia - Weeks 4 & 5

After landing in Bangkok all those weeks ago, from seeing the Buddhist way of life & temples, to trying Thai food and Chang and Singha beers. From feeding the elephants to experiencing true Thai living in its purest form, my passport stamp reminded me it was nearly time to move again.

Northern Thailand - Chiang Mai - Week 2

Northern Thailand - Chiang Mai - Week 2

I had touched down in Chiang Mai International (CNX) on my VietJet flight from Bangkok. For the past few years, I have wanted to visit Chiang Mai, mainly from seeing travel bloggers and the digital nomads vlogging about it all over the web. I landed early in the morning with no place to stay...

True Thai Living - Week 1 - Part 2

True Thai Living - Week 1 - Part 2

Following on from my last post, Entering the Kingdom (Thailand),

This post brings you further along my journey from the touristy Pattaya to trying true Thai culture in Phimai and Korat, in the heart of Thailand.

The Trip of a Lifetime - Days 1-2

The Trip of a Lifetime - Days 1-2

The Trip of a Lifetime has begun...Starting off from a little town in Ireland, taking me through 3 airports to my final destination many miles away, I'm super excited to be sharing this journey with you. You might learn something about traveling yourself.

Keep an eye on my Blog and Instagram for the latest in Travel, Adventure and the Outdoors.