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The Bootcast | S3 - E1 | Survival with Irish Outdoorsman, Adam Ó Ceallaigh

The Bootcast | S3 - E1 | Survival with Irish Outdoorsman, Adam Ó Ceallaigh
This new series of The Bootcast kicks off with a young Irishman, we could all learn a lesson or two from. An accomplished scout and outdoors enthu...

The Bootcast | S2 - E11 | Thoughtful Travel with NotABallerina Amanda Kendle

The Bootcast | S2 - E11 | Thoughtful Travel with NotABallerina Amanda Kendle
The Bootcast | Series 2 - Episode 11. Today's guest is Australian, Amanda Kendle of notaballerina.com. We talk travel highlights, the recent bushf...

The Bootcast | S2 - E9 | Business & Bangkok with Rory McNicholas

The Bootcast | S2 - E9 | Business & Bangkok with Rory McNicholas

In this 1 hour episode, we hear from Ruairí McNicholas, an Irishman based near Bangkok, running his own web design business. After trying a few different career paths, Ruairí (or Rory) settled on web work and setup his own business with a friend & partner. Oh and we also hear a shocking travel story that delayed this podcast being done! Tune in and enjoy.

 

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1 Eye On 2 World Records | The Baikal Project

1 Eye On 2 World Records | The Baikal Project

1 Eye On 2 World Records | The Baikal Project.

In February 2020, Irishman, Gary Ó Keefe and an international team set off on a mission to break 2 world records! Irish Bootstrapper caught up with Gary at the 1 Eye On The World HQ workshop back in July 2019 for the preparation stages of this mad mission! To drive 750km on a frozen lake, Lake Baikal in Siberia, Russia. In a custom van, the UAZ and some finely tuned KTM bikes! 

The Baikal Project was born.

The Bootcast | S2 - E6 | Life With A Mug with Barbara Fraile

The Bootcast | S2 - E6 | Life With A Mug with Barbara Fraile

The Bootcast - SE2 - EP#6.
Eugene from Irish Bootstrapper interviews Barbara Fraile, about Life, Travel, overcoming trauma and her latest venture, a book about "money". Enjoy!

#BecomeTheJourney

Living With The Big D (How It All Began - Irish Boostrapper Founder Story)

Living With The Big D (How It All Began - Irish Boostrapper Founder Story)

Living With The Big D.

This is the backstory of the Irish Bootstrapper brand, as told by its Founder, Eugene Devereux. After battling depression for all of his adult life and quitting the traditional path, Eugene gave birth to a new movement to inspire others who may be battling with themselves to try something new, like travel, to push out their comfort zone and find meaning and happiness in the process. 

Become The Journey.

The Bootcast - SE2 - Episode #1 - Travelling & Blogging with Becky Angell (Becky The Traveller)

The Bootcast - SE2 - Episode #1 - Travelling & Blogging with Becky Angell (Becky The Traveller)

Series 2 of The Bootcast kicks off today with Becky The Traveller. Becky's on a mission to make her passion for blogging and travelling a full time career.

With a love for the mountains and writing about her experiences, we get some great insight to what it takes to be a travel blogger in what may look like a crowded space. Enjoy this debut!

Mad Island Monkeys in Cambodia - Week 7

Mad Island Monkeys in Cambodia - Week 7
Land sickness. Tuesday 12th March 2019. After seeing the amazing Angkor Wat and spending some time in Siem Reap, I was getting land sickness. Land sickness? Yes it’s a thing! It was time to set sail for one of the amazing islands off the Cambodian Coast. Ko Rong Sanloem. The Night Bus to Sihanoukville 7.35pm. I waited for...

The Bootcast Episode #2 - Why Not To Travel with Chris Boyd

The Bootcast Episode #2 - Why Not To Travel with Chris Boyd
Episode #2 of The Bootcast is live! Taking a different slant on the travel theme, Chris Boyd of Whynottotravel.com chats with Irish Bootstrapper ab...

Angkoring at Siem Reap, Cambodia - Week 6

Angkoring at Siem Reap, Cambodia - Week 6

Angkoring at Siem Reap, Cambodia - Week 6

Madness With The Monkeys

6th March 2019.

If you read my last post, you’ll know about the night buses in Cambodia. I managed to get a few hours sleep on the bus amidst the dirt track roads, many stoppages and what seemed like near misses with oncoming traffic. We arrived at Siem Reap at 6.30am and we got a tuk-tuk to the Mad Monkey Hostel. Today was going to be a long day!

Crossing to Cambodia - Weeks 4 & 5

Crossing to Cambodia - Weeks 4 & 5

After landing in Bangkok all those weeks ago, from seeing the Buddhist way of life & temples, to trying Thai food and Chang and Singha beers. From feeding the elephants to experiencing true Thai living in its purest form, my passport stamp reminded me it was nearly time to move again.

Northern Thailand - Chiang Mai - Week 2

Northern Thailand - Chiang Mai - Week 2

I had touched down in Chiang Mai International (CNX) on my VietJet flight from Bangkok. For the past few years, I have wanted to visit Chiang Mai, mainly from seeing travel bloggers and the digital nomads vlogging about it all over the web. I landed early in the morning with no place to stay...