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- Airline:bmi Biritish Midland International - Marketing Director
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Live in Ireland, work in the UK and Europe for a well-known airline, bmi - British Midland
Typically fly 4 times a week, and visit London, Oslo, Aberdeen, and, of course, Dublin regularly
Irish and Australian passport holder - I lived in Australia for most of the 1990s - more of less straight from uni
Visited over 50 countries, including some that no longer exist (East Germany) and some that are not supposed to exist (Nagorno-Karabakh - check it out on the your favourite search engine)
Favourite destinations: Sabah (Borneo), Sumatra, Colombia, Guatemala, Egypt, West of Ireland (Connemara), Amsterdam, New York, Los Angeles, Sydney, Goa.
Worked / lived in UK, Ireland, Singapore, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan.
Car fanatic, motor-racing fanatic: I own 4 cars, in various states of repair
Atypical Irishman - I don't drink beer (gluten free food only for me!)
Big fan of all things digital - I'm the content programmer for the largest digital marketing conference in Ireland.
Style of travelling: one bag, keep it lean, keep it casual, public transport where possible, use my French and pidgin Spanish and German where possible
Best thing about travelling: eating great food, and having the 'craic' with the locals
As a guest: you'll barely see me, as I will be working or looking at the local sights
Favourite music: Jazz - Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett
Top travel tip: Use the hard copy only version of Lonely Planet / Rough Guide / Fodors etc NOT the Kindle versions. Why? Because just when you need a very important piece of information at a specific very urgent time, you cannot find it in the soft copy. Hard copy all the way.