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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....

Camping, Hiking & Mountaineering Gear

Camping, Hiking & Mountaineering Gear
What are your favorite Camping, Hiking & Mountaineering pieces of gear? I've thought about this recently as I was considering what to pack for...

The Bootcast Episode #5 - The Digital Dilemma with Emma McClenaghan

The Bootcast Episode #5 - The Digital Dilemma with Emma McClenaghan
In Episode #5 of The Bootcast, an online business owner, Emma McClenaghan takes to the mic, to speak about travel and her challenges with the digi...

The Bootcast - Episode #4 - An Irish Girl Gone Travelling with Niamh Breen

The Bootcast - Episode #4 - An Irish Girl Gone Travelling with Niamh Breen
Welcome to The Bootcast Video series/Podcast bringing you Travel Tales, Adventure Antics and Spectacular Stories from around the world. In Episode...

The Bootcast - Episode #3 - Yoga Retreats, Sustainable Straws & The Digital Nomad Life with Irene Ciuci

The Bootcast - Episode #3 - Yoga Retreats, Sustainable Straws & The Digital Nomad Life with Irene Ciuci
Welcome to The Bootcast - Episode #3, talking yoga, entrepreneurship and sustainability, we meet Irene Ciuci of DowntoEarthRetreat.com and Founder...

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...

Introducing The Bootcast - Episode #1 - A Life of Travel with Shane, The Alright Traveller

Introducing The Bootcast - Episode #1 - A Life of Travel with Shane, The Alright Traveller
              In our debut Episode of The Bootcast, we meet Shane Traynor from the UK, who dropped everything one day and booked a one-way ticket...

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!