Yipee ay aaaaaay, yipee ay oooooooh
UPDATE: Now living in Incheon - South Korea
I believe in real travelling, do your research but when your away, go for it and get involved.
Want the background??? Well, my old man was a bit of a globetrotter back in the day, so guess he gave me the motivation! Back when i was 16 i got myself an inter-rail pass for Europe, stuck my backpack on, grabbed a tent and a sleeping bag, and ive never looked back. That year i flew to Amsterdam, travelled through Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Italy, Greece and Sardinia. It was the freedom in it i think, not knowing or caring where i would be tomorrow, i made so many friends and stayed in so many glorious places - my life would change forever!
Travelling to date: (from what i can remember!)
2003: San Francisco - Grand Canyon - Las Vegas - Death Valley - Yosemite - San Diego - Los Angeles
2004: Amsterdam - Luxembourg - Dijon - Lyon - Modane - Milan - Venice - Civitanova Marche - Brindisi - Corfu - Taranto - Rome - Olbia - Alghero
2004: Barcelona, Spain
2005: Belrin - Poznan - Krakow - Budapest - Vienna - Ibiza - Granada - Malaga - Tangier - Marrakesh - Belfast
2005: Prague, Czech Republic
2005: Sofia, Bulgaria
2005: Sicily - Palermo - Catania
2006: Singapore - Sydney - Brisbane - Cairns - Darwin - Halls Creek - Perth - Kuala Lumpur - Hat Yai - Ko Pagnan - Ko Tao - Bangkok - Chang Mai - Belfast
2006: Riga, Latvia
2006: Elounda, Crete
2006: Castara, Trinidad & Tobago
2007 Trip: - Moscow - Yekaterinburg - Irkutsk - Ulan Bator - Beijing - X'ian - Lhasa - Guangzou - Haikou - Sanya - Hong Kong - Belfast
2007: Tampere, Finland
2008: Alghero, Sardinia
2008: Belgrade, Serbia
2008: 'Overland to Armenia 08'
London - Calais - Paris - Lyon - Milan - Trieste - Ljubljana - Zagreb - Dubrovnik - Sarajevo - Tirane - Skopje - Sofia - Varna - Istanbul - Trabzon - Batumi - Tbilisi - Yerevan - Odessa - Chisinau - Bucharest - Bratislava - Belfast
2009: Seoul, Incheon, Jeju, South Korea and Kenting, Taipei, Taiwan
2010: Japan: Osaka - Lake Biwa - Kyoto
October 2010: INDIA Bangalore - Pondicherry - Madurai - Cape Comorin - Kerala - Fort Cochin - Goa - Mumbai
2011: KOREA - Everywhere!!!
January 2012: Malysia: Kuala Lumur - Alor Setar - Langkawi
Seoul - the most connected city on the planet
Bangkok - Every young mans dream, cheap and lots to see!
Moscow - Where East meets West - Ladas Vs Mercedes
Ulster (Norn Iron) - You just can't beat us!
Russia - the Motherland
Italy - The clothes, the lifestyle, the food, the climate, the landscape. wow.
Korea - Home for over a year, the place that always excites and surprises.
Castara bay, Tobago
Yalong Bay, Hainan
Portrush East Strand, N. Ireland - if only we had the weather!
Chang-O - Eel
Deep fried baby squid, Chinatown, Singapore
Fresh Seafood in hainan
Steak in U.S.A
Eat all you want Buffet - Stardust, Las Vegas
The residents of East Belfast - The best laughs, but you'll get raked!
Russian - Not at first, but the Russkis are generous souls
Favourite National Parks:
Etna, Sicily - Like being on Mars, id recommend the off season (Jan/Feb)
Yosemite - Dramatic granite rock formations, bears and waterfalls.
Quolomanga (everest) - the roof of the world
Songnisan - Home to Beopjusa temple and the craggy peaks
Jirisan - Korean mainland's highest peak, and a 45km East to West hike available to do over three days with shelters on the peaks