“Where do you go? Buttoned in your favourite coat, stepping out to a different world, and you might be home late” – Ocean Colour Scene.
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Read Jonny’s stories from Africa, a continent which is his least ventured but he has still made it to 12 out of the 59 main countries including Botswana, Ethiopia, Senegal and the Gambia. Feeding crocodiles and hyenas and playing football with children. #tourist #dontstopliving #africa
Read Jonny’s stories from touring Antarctica in 2010, where he visited the British and Polish bases, swam in the cold sea, hiked Cuverville island and fell in love with a girl. #tourist #dontstopliving #antarctica
Since his first visit to Asia in 2007, Jonny has visited all except 6 Asian countries, spending over 3 years in China and Hong Kong alone. He has written passionately about China, Hong Kong, North Korea, Singapore and East Timor and also covered some unusual parts of Taiwan and Bangladesh. #tourist #dontstopliving #asia
Read all Jonny’s stories from Europe. Jonny grew up in Bangor, Northern Ireland and later lived in Bournemouth, Dartford and London (England) before his biggest challenge of relocating to Poland in 2016, where Jonny has since lived in Brzeźno, Gdańsk and Warszawa. Jonny only has Albania, Isle of Man, Cyprus and Disputed Nations left to conquer in his home continent. #tourist #dontstopliving #europe
FORMER SOVIET UNION
With a potential 23 countries to visit in what was once the Soviet Union (CCCP), Jonny has only a few left to visit such as Turkmenistan, Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Over the years Jonny has visited Azerbaijan, Belarus, Uzupis, Karakalpakstan and Moldova. #tourist #ussr #sovietunion #dontstopliving
MICRONATIONS and CRAZY REPUBLICS
Jonny’s real backpacking niche lies in remote towns, unrecognised countries, wacaday republics, disputed regions, self-proclaimed countries, special zones and pure fire Micronations. Expect to read the ONLY backpacking stories on places like Nedland, Austenasia, Krolestwo Dreamlandu, Adammia and everywhere you never heard of. #tourist #wacaday #crazycountries
Read about Jonny’s journeys in the Middle East. Jonny has toured Iraq, Iran, Jordan, UAE, Bahrain, Afghanistan and a few other Middle East destinations down the years. #tourist #dontstopliving #middleeast
Read Jonny’s Journeys through North and Central America. From Toronto (birthplace of this website) all the way south to Panama City.
Jonny spent 2 years living in the land down under, Australia and has also backpacked twice through New Zealand with the whole of Pacific Islands yet to conquer. Instead Jonny wrote heavily about Australia and in particular Parramatta and Tasmania. #tourist #oceania #dontstopliving
Read Jonny’s adventures through every country in South America.
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JONNY BLAIR IN THE MEDIA
Jonny Blair has qualifications in radio production, journalism and public relations. As a result, he has featured prominently in football, travel and music media the world over during his life.
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