In 2011, I quit my job as an accountant and set off on a journey around the world.

One year turned into two, and then three, and then four. Eventually, I decided to make the road my home.

Two years ago I started this blog as a place to share stories with friends and family: about the places I’ve been, the people I’ve met and the things I’ve learned.

Today, the stories continue to be told, but it’s also become a place for you – a place where you can learn to travel the world, build a life on the road and create your own adventure.

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  • 116 Things I Learned On The Camino De Santiago
    May 28, 2016

    So, I f***ing hated the Camino. There, I said it. I joined my family recently for a section of this pilgrim’s walk in Spain, from the city of León to Santiago de Compostela. 311km, 13 days. As I’m not a Catholic, the history of the walk was of only passing interest to me, so it…

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  • How To Take Your First Mini Retirement
    May 19, 2016

    Most people associate retirement with walking sticks, nursing homes, grandchildren and wearing funny slippers. But that’s what your grandparents did. Times have changed. ‘Waiting until retirement’ was a catchphrase that benefit everyone except the actual retiree. The government got as many tax dollars out of you, with no guarantee that you’d live to get them…

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  • I Challenged Myself To 28 Days Of Discipline. Here’s What I Learned.
    April 18, 2016

    Four weeks ago I decided to end my summer with a challenge. Since I’m generally a “do it when I feel like it” kind of guy, I tried to build some discipline into my life by setting myself small tasks to work on every day. The tasks revolved around different areas of my life I’ve…

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