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Boryeong Mud Festival

Only 1 week back in Korea and I find myself rolling around on a mud flat surrounded by about 100 others foreigners and preparing to run a 5km “Mud Marathon”. This could only happen at the Boryeong Mud Festival, an…

Helipad Lounge – Kuala Lumpur

While in Kuala Lumpur last week I heard about an amazingly unique “pop up” bar, located on a helipad on the 36th floor of an office building in the centre of the city. Pretty cool, right? Well I spent 2…

Ten things you NEED to know about Ireland

Everyone imagines Irish people stumbling around the streets of Dublin, pint in hand singing to our hearts content. The reality is a little sobering. Drinking on the street or anywhere outside of a licensed premise is in fact illegal in Ireland.

St Patrick’s Day in Holland

A Champagne breakfast Cycling from bar to bar Green face paint Guinness and Bulmers flowing like water Story telling Cheesy jokes Singing songs A Club that changes DJs every 15 minutes A great day…thanks to everyone who made it so…

The Seoul-Mazing Race

Shouts of “I”ve got a bottle of VODKA..whoop whoop!!”, despite having just signed a race waiver that forbade the possession or consumption of alcohol, was a pretty good indication of how the day ahead was about to pan out; full…

Ciúnas! Bóthar! Cailín! Bainne!

In line with my Irish patriotism this week I am dedicating this post to the little (but awesome) nation of Ireland. So here is a list of things you may have thought were Irish but aren’t and things you may…

Bye Bye Bad Blogs

Blackout Korea; This site displays photos of people passed out in public all over Korea. Too much soju, too much cass. Too far from home. This site has been featured on many other sites, some newspapers and magazines and appears…

Too much nakednesss…not enough space

Young Korean woman walking around with towels the size of handkerchiefs and not too bothered about being exposed. Tired little, socialites sitting on the ground in front of their designated lockers attempting to remove their layers of make-up, remnants from the…

Spent all my money on whiskey and beer

 When I go to a country it is not about how many museums I have visited, how many temples I’ve stayed in or how many photos I have taken…it is about how much of my time I can admit to…

St Patrick comes to Melbourne

St Patricks Day, the nations favourite holiday, and a worldwide celebration of all things Irish. Leprechanuns, Irish dancing, Riverdance, Shamrocks and all things green. Oh and did I mention drinking? Lots and lots of drinking. Guinness, Bulmers, pints, shots, pub…

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