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The Ultimate Charging Station for Travellers

Have you ever been in a situation where you’ve found yourself in a shared dorm of a hostel in some random country with only one or two electrical sockets to serve everyone? It can be a nightmare especially with everyone now having multiple electronic devices they need to charge: ipods laptops camera batteries mobile phones portable hair straighteners (yup! I’ve seen it!) … Well before I left for Greece, I thought back to all the …

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Hennessy Hammock Explorer Deluxe A-Sym Review

The Hennessy Hammock Explorer Duluxe A-Sym is a mid-weight durable camping hammock, I’ve had mine for just over a year and use it regularly as an alternative to using a tent. Coming in at 1.4kg or 3lbs 2oz it could be considered slightly heavy for the normal backpacker but please bare in mind that this is the mid-sized hammock and as such is a little heavier. Hennessy Hammock also offer a number of lightweight hammocks …

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Day Three – Screw you, Universe!

Day Three – Screw You, Universe!

Having been stuck at my house-sit for the last 4 days due to torrential rain and with no internet access or telephone line (more on that later), I was delighted to find out that all of my websites were down and had been from the day I got disconnected from the internet. Why? Well I decided to downgrade my VPS server to a less expensive one as no longer required (due to the sale of …

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Day One – I’m alive, the start of a golden age (and a travel diary…)

So, 21st of December turned out to be a load of old shit! I’m still alive, I even gave it an extra 24 hours in case the Maya’s were off by a day… Still here, though grateful to be alive, a little bit bummed out that nothing massive happened. No mutation of DNA, no vibrational energy change, no cataclysmic event that destroyed half the world, nothing. Well, in fact, maybe all of the above has …

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