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Donegal Party and the Final Flannery Pub

I hiked back down from the clouds to the muddy base of Mount Errigal, once back on the road I hitched some four separate rides to get myse…

Hitchhiking to Donegal and Northern Ireland

It was lightly raining as I walked down the road away from the farm, turning towards cars as they passed showing them my thumb in hopes of…

Ireland Showing More Beauty During Flannery Pub Mission

Limerick had treated me well, I visited six Flannery pubs in total where I met long-lost cousins and drank my weight in Guinness and whisk…

Finding Flannery Pubs Intensifies in Limerick

I began walking out of Cork with Limerick on my mind and the half dozen Flannery pubs I was told I'd find there. It had become my miss…

Finding Flannerys - The Saga in Ireland Begins

I'd quietly decided to myself that while in Ireland I would make a point of visiting every bar in the country that bared my last name,…

Arriving in Ireland for the First Time

Landing in Ireland was a lifetime of dreams come true, so dreamy in fact that I stared dumbly at the customs lady holding my passport aski…

Travel with Google

We use Google every day to search for all kinds of information, but they have many services and apps that can be used for travel that you …

Hitchhiking through The Netherlands to Beer in Belgium

I arrived in The Netherlands on King's Day, a national holiday and excuse for the masses to party. I marched through the city of Groni…

Best Beard Trimmer For Travel

Your beard may be part of your style or simply a symbol of the miles, countries and months of travel behind you.

A good, lightweight beard…

Back in Europe Starting With Berlin

My first week back in Europe was spent zig zagging throughout Berlin, chaotically catching up with old friends, staying with different Cou…

Hitchhiking and Beer Sipping From Florida to NYC To Catch Berlin Flight

South America had provided several weeks of good times, but also included breaking up with a girl I'd been with for over a year, getti…

Reunited With Marilyn To Bail Out Of South America

My idea of Peru and the journey further south in the continent had not panned out. Instead I'd lost my nest egg, about two grand stole…

Introducing the Freestyle Travel Show

I'm now hosting the Freestyle Travel Show, an audio show and podcast about traveling freely, spontaneously and indefinitely. It's …

Where To Sleep While Traveling

You'll end up sleeping in all kinds of places while you travel, it's part of the fun. Whether you're looking for free places t…

Getting Mugged While Hitchhiking in Peru

I woke up from a dream feeling completely blissed out. I felt light, I felt free, I felt the years of travel compiled into a single moment…

Solo Again, I Get Sick Tripping Through Ecuador to Peru

After nearly a solid year of traveling together Marilyn and I had decided to go our separate ways and finally parted on the coast of Ecuad…

Spending and Making Money During Extended Travel

The most likely questions I'll be asked after revealing that I've been on the road for years are, "How do you afford to trave…

The Road With Marilyn Ends In Ecuador

After about a year of nearly solid travel together, Marilyn and I had decided to go our separate ways. We came to this while in a sleepy h…

Starting a Podcast with the help of Kickstarter

UPDATE: The Kickstarter was a success! You can now freely listen and to subscribe to the Freestyle Travel Show, you'll find it in Apple…

Hitchin' to Splitsville with Marilyn

From inside the back of a truck, the two of propped up on heaping bags of corn, we watched the road fly by as we raced further south into …

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