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Dervla Murphy, My Hero

Dervla Murphy, My Hero

| May 30, 2022 | 1 Comment

Today I heard the sad news of the passing of Dervla Murphy. She was Ireland’s foremost travel writer and an inspiration for my own travel writing. Her book Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle started my love of travel writing. Her words carried me along with her epic adventure where she encountered rich […]

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Invictus – Nelson Mandela’s Greatest Victory

Invictus – Nelson Mandela’s Greatest Victory

| January 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

Nelson Mandela used the poem Invictus to help conquer hate.

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The Greenway Man – Bike Hire on the Waterford Greenway

The Greenway Man – Bike Hire on the Waterford Greenway

| January 13, 2022 | 2 Comments

John Dwyer searches for the best bike hire on the Waterford Greenway, close to the main attractions and suitable for young kids. The Greenway Man had all the answers.

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New Australia Travel book Launched

New Australia Travel book Launched

| February 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Travel writer John Dwyer launches his latest book Outback Odyssey, detailing his travel adventures across Australia.

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Great American Eclipse 2017 – Corvallis Oregon

Great American Eclipse 2017 – Corvallis Oregon

| September 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

John Dwyer visits Oregon and is blown away from the solar eclipse in 2017.

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Coming Soon – New Travel Book about Australia

Coming Soon – New Travel Book about Australia

| January 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

I’m very excited to share with you that finally…oh, finally…my latest travel book is finished and ready to be unleashed on an unsuspecting world. Outback Odyssey – Travels in Hidden Australia describes my travel adventures as I crossed the great subcontinent from Perth to Sydney. I’m busy putting together some marketing stuff so the book […]

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Hiking in the Flatirons of Boulder Colorado

Hiking in the Flatirons of Boulder Colorado

| August 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Stephen King looked for a base for the good guys in his novel The Stand, he close Boulder, Colorado. This was the clean-living utopia for the goodies of his post-apocalyptic novel. The baddies moved to Las Vegas. I visited Boulder to see what it as good as Mr. King had suggested. Boulder is a […]

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Denver Colorado

Denver Colorado

| August 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

In 2016, a work assignment brought me to Denver, Colorado. It was Nov 8, the day Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. I arrived in Denver after a long flight from London, premium economy, one of the perks of work travel. I collected my rental car and, thanks to the wonders of […]

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Nomad – Swedish Food for the Soul

Nomad – Swedish Food for the Soul

| April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

I was in Stockholm for work and wanted to have supper at a place that served traditional Swedish fare. I have to thank Emma at the Radisson Blu Royal Viking Hotel reception for suggesting Nomad. “What are the prices like?” I asked hesitantly. Anyone familiar with how expensive Sweden is compared to the rest of […]

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What’s the Quickest Way to Make Money Online?

What’s the Quickest Way to Make Money Online?

| January 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

What’s the fastest way to make money online? It’s a question I often ask myself. Like many others, I hear stories of how some spotty kid is making thousands from posting YouTube videos and want to do the same. Surely it can’t be that hard? As if reading my mind, I saw a link on […]

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