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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 #12 - Teacher to Tech and All Things Travel with Irishwanderer.ie (Steffi singh)

The Bootcast Episode #12 - Teacher to Tech and All Things Travel with Irishwanderer.ie (Steffi singh)
The final episode of Series 1 of The Bootcast brings us Steffi Singh, the Irishwanderer! Steffi is a well-traveled Irish girl, married in India, w...

The Bootcast Episode #11 - It's Never Too Late

The Bootcast Episode #11 - It's Never Too Late
In this episode of the Bootcast, we meet two real life "digital nomads", traveling the world while running their Transformational Coaching busines...

The Bootcast Episode #9 - The Adventures of Goody with Dylan Goodison

The Bootcast Episode #9 - The Adventures of Goody with Dylan Goodison
Another Irishman hops in the hot seat in EP #9 unraveling more tales from the world of Adventure yet again as we hear from a young opened minded I...

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...

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...

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.

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