From meat-eater to vegan in less than a week…. Is Phuket Cleanse really as good as the reviews?
After fainting half-way through my “spiritual awakening” here’s my take on rebirthing breathwork…
If you like spicy food, spa treatments, and seaside shenanigans, then a lads holiday to Morocco could be right up your street.
Do NOT order a “special coffee” in Seattle, unless you want a semi-naked barista to do something filthy to your brew.
After stumbling across a secret Ayahuasca shaman at a retreat in Phuket – I decided to give the powerful psychedelic a try.
You ever seen an elephant sh*t? Holy crap! It’s one of the things you’ll get to experience when visiting the Elephant Sanctuary, in Phuket – as well as feeding and washing with them. At first I wasn’t keen on going as I thought it was like the infamous Tiger Temple, a place known for drugging… Continue reading Elephant Jungle Sanctuary day trip in Phuket, Thailand
“Has anybody ever died doing this?” I asked our Cuban tour guide. “Yes!” he shouts, as the noisy air boat lifts into the air and then crashes back down again onto the murky river. As the water poured aboard, I gripped even more firmly onto the side of the boat, before lifting my feet in… Continue reading Face to face with alligators during Everglades airboat tour in Miami
From shameless shaggers on the beach to sexy shot girls dishing out Jäger from their breasts…
I could waffle on about Bahamas for weeks, but I’m not here to sell the honeymoon destination – I’m here to talk about pigs. Now you must’ve seen the Expedia advert (below) and wondered whether you can actually swim with the porkers? https://www.instagram.com/p/BeBMFDClq0h/?hl=en&taken-by=theswimmingpigs Yes, you can. There’s a number of Exumas boat cruises… Continue reading Swimming with pigs in the Bahamas
Here’s a handful of reasons to go Sal, Cape Verde – a cute island off the coast of West Africa.
After necking a mushroom shake in Phuket’s Reggae Bar, me and Shane decided to go on a little adventure…
Sitting on the top floor lounge space in our hostel, me and Lee were full of optimism about taking on Penang’s renowned street food and incredibly famous beaches. After all, all the research i’d done had said nothing more than amazing things about the island. Penang, noted as the “ Crown jewel of Malaysia “… Continue reading Why Malaysia’s Penang Island didn’t do much for me
When it comes to cheap winter sun, Egypt will always be one of my favourite destinations. Sharm el-Sheikh is just over five hours away – and without much effort, you’ll find a huge list of 5 Star All Inclusive’s for less than £500 quid. It was the obvious choice when we needed to get… Continue reading Egypt: Sex, drugs, Machetes and awful Karaoke in Sharm el-Sheikh
Here’s what we got up to in Cancun and Playa Del Carmen, Mexico.
DRACULA – probably somebody you wouldn’t want to spend Halloween with. And I’m not talking about Bram Stoker’s blood sucking monster – I’m talking about the REAL Dracula, known as Vlad The Impaler – who according to history books, was far more terrifying than the fanged, fictional beast. Having killed between 40,000 – 100,000 people… Continue reading Halloween party at Bran Castle in Transylvania, Romania
Speeding through the streets of Amsterdam in our cab, Ibrahim, our driver was getting far too excited! “Elaina… You have to try Elaina! ” He had us in stitches. He was like a kid at Christmas, with a massive grin on his face talking about his favourite prostitute. He described her so well, it felt… Continue reading ADE: Amsterdam Dance Event: Sex, Drugs and… Techno
“City of Love?” Yeah right… The first thing we see after jumping off the Eurostar was a tramp scrounging through the bins looking for food…. decent!! We step outside the Gard du Nord station and within seconds we’re both drenched. The weather reminds me of my ex missus’ face in the morning… Miserable and dull.… Continue reading Who needs a Valentine for Paris when you have a pocket full of euros and a wingman
“Do you see that chair over there…there’s an old man who sits in it smoking his pipe. People have reported being able to smell his smoke – and his greasy hair!” No, not a dodgy regular at your local Wetherspoons…but a ghost. Lads Holiday Guide had been invited to enjoy a night at Britain’s oldest… Continue reading Porch House, Cotswolds: Ghosts, grub and great ale at AA Pub of the Year
It’s 6am. My eyes are closed and earplugs tightly fixed. I’m trying my hardest to forget the last few hours, when all of a sudden, a potent scent of fish floods my nostrils. I adjust my eyes and in front of me stands Cheddar. His teeth beam in the dark, as he smiles, waving his… Continue reading Lads Holiday to Edinburgh, Scotland: Bar crawls, BJs and a castle
Sri Lanka has everything you need for almost any kind of holiday – luxury beach getaway, active trekking trip in the mountains, safari adventure, culinary quest – you name it. And because it’s such a small country (slightly smaller than Ireland) you can cram all of these holidays into one visit. I visited Lanka recently to see… Continue reading 10 things we loved about visiting Sri Lanka
Lads Holiday for New York, Santacon
It’s 5am and I’ve just got off the phone to the hotel receptionist, who assures me the paramedics are on the way. I look over at Rory, his hands are red, there’s blood all over the bed, walls and carpet. Jimmy is sitting upright on the stained mattress, completely oblivious to the fact he’d just… Continue reading Lads weekend in Riga, Latvia: A bloody lucky escape
It’s Friday, 5.56pm and my missus phones me to make sure I’ll be finishing work in exactly 4 minutes. Vicky’s never this keen, but its my birthday and she’s organised some mystery activities, apparently. First stop was supposed to be some bar near King’s Cross St Pancras station. She said to meet by some guy… Continue reading Belgian chocolates, waffles and a terrorist
Lup breaks breathalyser during booze tour break in south-west of France packed full of drink, food and gambling.
Mud. What is mud? By definition, it’s a soft, sticky matter from the mixing of earth and water – AKA wet dirt. For us lads it’s the result of a good sliding tackle. For the people of Murcia, it’s a healing aid and the ultimate secret to good health. But not just any old mud.… Continue reading Murcia: Lots of food, drinking and stinking
Quick Canary Island getaway with the missus to Barceló Club Premium, in Fuerteventura
Flying to Hawaii, USA, isn’t the quickest of trips. It took 11 hrs to Los Angeles, before a three hour wait ahead of a six hour internal flight over to Oahu International Airport. If I was to do it again, I’d go via Vancouver or Seattle because I imagine those routes would be less busy.… Continue reading Sun, sea, surfing and food… Hawaii, USA
TWO beautiful Texan girls stepped up first as I watched in terror… I’m shaking, palms sweating and hands tightly clenched onto a piece of rope which prevents me from a 1,168ft plummet to death. Surely there’s a better way to view Canada’s most popular city? Not according to Tom – our enthusiastic height junkie guide who… Continue reading Toronto: CN Tower Edgewalk, Niagara Falls helicopter ride and lots of wine
THREE and a half seconds. That’s how fast I could be out of bed and into our private infinity pool, ready to watch the warm sun rise over the Gulf of Thailand. But I needn’t have rushed around our private paradise villa on the island of Koh Samui. As I learned, life there is all… Continue reading Conrad Hilton in Thailand’s Koh Samui island is nothing less than amazing
Mount Kilimanjaro charity trek with a man carrying a ‘tiger’ on his back