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How Costa Rica changed my life

Travel is a word with so many meanings. Freedom, adventure, life, education, escape, therapy, medicine; it means something different to everyone. People choose to travel at all sorts of times in their lives and for all sorts of reasons, taking from it countless different things. That’s the magic of it, and […]

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Sometimes you have to be your own hero

It was exactly one year ago this month that I first considered the idea of extended travel. At first the notion gently flickered through my conscious, stuttering and floundering like an awkward fledgling bird. Then, with time, it slowly spread its wings and took flight. One year ago, I was in […]

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How we lost £162,500 – Part 2

Saturday, 9:30pm, and it’s lights camera action; we are live on TV. Suddenly we are the mind numbing escapism for other people sat at home dreaming of travel, and my brother and I are far from numb. The delightful host, Davina McCall (she is lovely in person, truly she is), welcomes two […]

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How we lost £162,500 – Part 1

We are willing to go to any lengths to realise our travel dreams, and are constantly thinking of ways to make more money. As long as it’s legal and doesn’t involve nudity, we’ll give it a go. We’ll even apply for game shows. And that’s exactly where Lee found himself; […]

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How I paid off £15,000 in 9 months

There are many different ways of tackling debt, but for me the only way I knew was to get my head down and attack it with full force. Back in November, I set myself the goal of becoming debt free within a year – and I did. It took me […]

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Secrets and lies

Fib, cheat, prevaricate, delude; everybody lies. Whether it be tiny little white ones or jaw-droppingly huge ones. We all lie and we all keep secrets. I am a former liar of the jaw-dropping kind. I became this liar out of shame and fear, but became it none the less. I could […]

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I want to be an adventurer

When I was younger I always envied people who knew what they wanted to be when they grew up. I assumed that one day I too would be blessed with such an epiphany and my life’s purpose would be revealed before the age of 21. Ideas came and went; a […]

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