Author: Oli Lynch

Travel writer and freelance copywriter

Some of us are worriers. Some of us just don’t give a shit. And if you’re a worrier, you might be looking enviously at those carefree people who joyfully do whatever they want, or say stuff that you wouldn’t dare say. How can they not care what people think? Well… As one of those people who literally could not care less what people think, I thought I’d share some tips. Why should you not care what people think? First things first – and just to set up our mindset for this article – everyone is different. We’ve all got our…

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So you suck at cooking? Well, don’t fret too much… According to one study, 1 in 7 men in the UK can’t cook at all. But, being able to cook is more than just a quite essential life skill. Being able to rustle up a few dishes from scratch is a great way to impress your friends, improve your own diet, not to mention your confidence and maybe even win over that on-off girlfriend of yours. The good news? Cooking ain’t that scary mate… The bad news? Yes, you’ll probably suck the first few times you try. BUT! Don’t let…

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We’ve all got bills to pay. But in the modern digital focused era, needing to find a job is less of a necessity and more of a fall back – especially if you find a clever way to automate your income. Yes, the world of making a passive income has become the holy grail for many. You’ll see many gurus telling you how to you can make a great regular income from a side hustle or whatever, only to charge you a fee for their course. Funny story – that’s their passive income right there. But what about you? How…

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In the 21st century, the definition of a bank has changed. No longer do we need to walk into a branch on our local high street – today there are a growing choice of digital banks such as Revolut to choose from. But with all this choice, comes the question ‘which bank is best?’ Revolut was one of the first of the new disruptive all digital banks to come along. And although there has been some controversies, they remain a popular choice. As someone who has used Revolut for several years, I’m going to offer my personal review of Revolut…

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Not sure if you’ve noticed lately, but Facebook is a bit shit. It’s not just that they’re data stealing, manipulative, mentally damaging and time wasting tech bastards… Oh and they’re also in the shit for antitrust too…. So it’s not just all that. It’s also that the platform itself has become a huge stinking pile of doggy doo. It’s gone from being quite an easy to manage channel where you could connect with friends, play a few games and share some pictures. To becoming perhaps one of the most badly cluttered apps out there. What is Facebook even trying to…

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One of the fun parts of travelling is staying in a new place. But finding quality accomodation within your budget can be a hassle, and even stressful. Where once we would default to hotels, Airbnb has changed the world of travel accomodation. But… Is Airbnb always the best option? And when is a hotel best against an apartment? It can be hard to weigh up which is best for your travel needs, so we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of hotels vs Airbnb. The benefits of hotels When it comes to choosing a hotel, you usually know…

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Ah that rock and roll lifestyle. We might not all have it, but can we look like we do…? You’re damn right. So if you’re wondering how to dress like a rockstar without looking like a guy trying to dress like a rockstar, we’ve got some tips for you. OK, first things first. You don’t need to take up a drug habit and drink a bottle of JD every night. Truth be told, rock stars these days are into yoga and clean living. Yeah I know… But what I will say is you’ll need to be in ‘decent’ shape physically.…

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Not booked your trip to the mountains yet? Don’t worry, there are plenty of great destinations for late season skiing in the Alps or across Europe. Although there are no guarantees of fresh snowfall as we move into the spring, for example beyond April and May, some of these Euro ski resorts keep their snow a bit later. Many of these resorts are also pretty snowsure, so you can usually ski or snowboard right up until the last minute. As a general rule, the best places to find late season ski deals in Europe tend to be in the Alps,…

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With the rise in freelancers and startup businesses in recent years, one of the most important aspects can be easy to overlook. Accounting. Yes, it’s not sexy, but it is very important. It can be tempting to skip out on hiring an accountant and opt to DIY your small business accounts. But, with so much to bear in mind, there are a number of reasons why it is wise to hire a bookkeeper or accountant. Saying that, there is also a case for choosing to DIY business accounts. So, let’s weigh it up… What does an accountant do? In general,…

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Some people just seem to be good at conversation, don’t they? And being able to start and sustain an interesting conversation is very much a life skill and – as we’re a manly man site here – a big man skill too. The good news? Being able to make an interesting conversation in any situation is actually not that hard. There are a few basic skills to understand, and a few things to bear in mind when you meet a person. Being able to hold an engaging conversation is useful for so many reasons, from networking or building rapport, to…

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With more people working from home, and looking for a way to make a freelance income, many people are looking for reliable jobs to make money online. The COVID pandemic has changed the way we work, and remote is all the rage – especially for many of the digital jobs. So, if your boss is now ordering you back into the office, and you’re not ready – we’ve put together a list of some of the best jobs to help you make money from home. This list of work from home jobs are all the kind of thing you can…

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OK, so for girls to dress sexy it’s easy – go tight, skimpy or flash some flesh. But how about if you’re a man? What does a man wear to look sexy for a woman, perhaps to attract more women, or just to impress his better half? Truth be told, it isn’t that simple and it will likely depend on a variety of things. But there are some general guidelines to help men look good out there, and boost your chances of turning heads. Although this list details some common methods of dressing in a stylish manner as a guy,…

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Travel broadens the mind, this much is true. But is is hard on the pocket. Which is why it’s good to know how to find cheap flights. There are a myriad options to search for flights online, with a huge selection of flight search engines. From Momondo or CheapoAir to Skyscanner, we all have our favourite. But if you’re looking for bargain flights, there are a few tips you can follow. Which, conveniently, we’ve summed up below… How nice of us, right? 1. Be flexible The best way to find cheap flights is to have a broad date range when…

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Sightseeing is so last decade. It’s time to go full adventure mode. We look at the Global Playboy’s top adventure travel destinations to get your thrill fix… First things first, what do we mean by adventure travel? Well, an adventure travel destination is a country or region where you can experience either extreme sports, or indulge in a spot of outdoor activity. This could be anything from hiking or wild swimming, to base jumping or ski touring. We’re all about sustainable and eco-friendly travel here at GP, so we won’t be mentioning anything like hunting animals. And, as part of…

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There are plenty of great rums out there. But we recently had the opportunity to a review a new rum made in England: Old Salt Rum. So how does this British spirit stand up to the established brands from the more traditional Caribbean rum producing nations? Check out our Old Salt Rum review to find out! English rum?? Yup. We do love our spirits here in the UK, and we’re happy to try our hand at making them too. And so the English Spirit Distillery, who already made a big variety of drinks including gin, vodka, sambuca (!) and limoncello…

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New year, new you? If you’re looking to burn fat and get an enviable physique, you’ll want to work towards getting lean. But how can guys get lean and build muscle? It’s one of those things where the theory is easier than the practice. And, the truth is, it’ll also depend massively on things like your lifestyle, your diet and even your body goals. That said, there are a number of golden rules that you do need to follow if you want to get lean and toned. These are plenty of diet and fitness plans out there in web land…

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Getting into the world of cryptocurrencies? It’s a massive sector with so much potential for residual income. A good way to do this is to earn interest on your crypto holdings. Known as staking, there are an increasingly broad selection of staking platforms on the market. So, we’re going to help you make sense of them. There are many platforms that offer staking rewards in crypto, but which offers the best staking rewards? First up… What is staking crypto? Staking is earning interest on your crypto currency holdings. You essentially put your money into a ‘staking account’ and you begin…

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There are a lot of crypto related buzzwords around at the moment, and one of them is DeFi. If you’ve not get your head around the whole blockchain or Bitcoin tech, don’t worry – this one is quite simple. And the great thing about DeFi is it can be a really simple stepping stone into the world of investing in your future. But what is DeFi? And is it something you really need in your life right now? (Spoiler alert: Definitely). What is DeFi? Defi stands for decentralized finance. What this effectively means that your money is stored in a…

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If you’re a whisky fan, you’ve probably already tried a Talisker whisky or two. Talisker are a reliably great scotch whisky maker, based in the Isle of Skye, and if you’ve tried any of their whiskies before, you’ve probably tried the excellent 10 year old single malt. Talisker whiskies are known for their smoky notes, with an unmistakably maritime saltiness. So how does their homage to their home island fit into this canon? Check out our review of the new Talisker Skye. First tasting: Talisker Skye From the start, you know you’re in for a treat with the Talisker Skye.…

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Wanna go skiing or snowboarding, but no so keen on those long transfers? Yeah, we hear ya. Sometimes sitting in a bus or taxi for 3 hours is just not an option – for example for a long weekend trip, with family or just if you don’t wanna do all that travel. So, we’ve put together this handy list of European ski resorts with short transfer times. By short, we mean under 2 hours from a major international airport. Of course, this will all depend on how you transfer. For example, hiring a private transfer will be much quicker than…

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Making sense of the crypto currency sphere can be overwhelming. There’s a lot of information to digest if you’re serious about crypto investing, and doing analysis or finding upcoming projects worth investing in can be hard. Luckily, there are lots of great crypto influencers who can make it easier for you. Why follow crypto influencers? Well, these guys understand the market, spot upcoming projects, know how to do analysis and often call market moves well in advance. So if you’re wondering where to put your money, when to take profits or even what the hell you’re actually doing, a crypto…

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